Reversal of Fortune: Inside the Von Bülow Case

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Random House, 1986 - Law - 276 pages
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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

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No one could ever accuse Alan Dershowitz of not having Chutzpah, he's got it and then some. In taking over the Appeal of the Von Bulow case, my recollections of at least ten years ago, is that D used ... Read full review

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In 1982, Claus von Bulow was convicted of twice trying to murder his rich, socialite wife, Sunny, but a retrial last year exonerated him. Did von Bulow do it or not? Unlike William Wright, author of ... Read full review


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Attorney and bestselling author Alan M. Dershowitz was first in his class at Yale Law School. Dershowitz was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal and the youngest full professor in the history of Harvard Law School. He is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union. Dershowitz has represented many controversial clients, including O. J. Simpson, Claus von Bulow, Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley and Patricia Hearst. His books include Reasonable Doubt (about the O. J. Simpson trial) and Sexual McCarthyism: Clinton, Starr, and the Emerging Constitutional Crisis.

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