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The Best Defense

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The Best Defense

The Courtroom Confrontations of America's Most Outspoken Lawyer of Last Resort-- The Lawyer Who Won the Claus Von Bulo

By Alan M. Dershowitz

Vintage, Paperback, 9780394713809, 464pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 1983

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-Anyone interested in the true merits of criminal law and very fine writing must read Alan Dershowitz's book.- --Truman Capote
In this tell-all legal memoir, Alan Dershowitz describes his most famous, and infamous, cases and clients. In the process, takes a critical, informed look at a legal system that he regards as deeply corrupt.


About the Author
Alan M. Dershowitz is the New York Times best-selling author of more than thirty books. His articles have appeared in hundreds of publications, including The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Harvard Law Review, The Yale Law Journal, The Jerusalem Post, and Haaretz. He is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Emeritus, at Harvard Law School, and has worked for more than fifty years in the areas of civil liberties, human rights, and criminal law. Honors he has received include the Anti-Defamation League's William O. Douglas First Amendment Freedom Award.
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