Reversal of fortune: inside the von Bülow case

Front Cover
Random House, 1986 - Law - 276 pages
2 Reviews
The defense attorney and Harvard law professor provides an insider's account of the trial, appeal, subsequent retrial, and acquital in the murder case of Claus von Bulow, profiling the people involved

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Reversal of Fortune: Inside the Von Bulow Case

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

I decided to read this book after seeing the film adaptation starring Jeremy Irons. I enjoyed it more than I expected to. Dershowitz writes well and is good at explaining the intricacies of the legal ... Read full review

Review: Reversal of Fortune: Inside the Von Bulow Case

User Review  - Tracy Mallon - Goodreads

What could have been a dry legal treatise on the workings of an appellate case becomes fascinating by a cast of characters who would be at home in a soap opera (and one was a former soap opera actress ... Read full review


Loyalty and Treachery
The Search for the Black Bag
Blood Sugar and Insulin

16 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1986)

Alan M. Dershowitz is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He appears frequently in the mainstream media as a commentator and analyst on a variety of issues, including national security, torture, civil liberties, and the Middle East peace process. He is the
author of Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origins of Rights, America on Trial: Inside the Legal Battles That Transformed Our Nation, Shouting Fire, and Preemption.

Bibliographic information