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Taking the stand, an autobiography, by Alan Dershowitz - (electronic bk.)

Table Of Contents
Born and religiously educated in Brooklyn -- My secular education -- Brooklyn and Yale -- My clerkships Judge Bazelon and Justice Goldberg -- Beginning my life as an academic -- Harvard Law School -- The evolution of the First Amendment -- new meanings for cherished words -- Direct and vicarious "offensiveness" of obscenity -- Disclosure of secrets -- Expressions that incite violence and disrupt speakers -- The right to falsify history and science: Holocaust denial, space aliens, and academic freedom -- Defamation and privacy: "he that filches from me my good name" -- Speech that supports terrorist groups -- Life intrudes on law -- "Death is different:" challenging capital punishment -- The death penalty for those who don't kill: Ricky and Raymond Tison -- Using science, law, logic and experience to disprove murder -- Death, politics, religion, and international intrigue -- Death cases from the classroom to the courtroom and from the courtroom to the classroom -- The changing politics of rape -- The changing face of race: from color blindness to race-specific remedies -- From human rights to human wrongs -- how the hard left hijacked the human rights agenda
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780307719294

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