Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz, (1938- ) Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

Alan Dershowitz Quote

“Imagine a legal system in which lawyers were equated with the clients they defended and were condemned for representing controversial or despised clients.”

Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz
~ Alan Dershowitz

Sexual McCarthyism, 1998

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Anonymous    8/4/08

he's right...prosecutors and judges always get the benefit of the doubt; defense attorneys are always equated with their defendants...guilty and sleazy and never given the benefit of the doubt.

warren, olathe

Very good defense of the idea that all need representation. Innocent people would get railroaded because of popular opinion. Not that that does not happen on occasion but we need all the protection against it we can get in order to be able to call ourselves free.


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