Alan Dershowitz


Birthday September 1, 1938

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 85 years old

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American attorney, writer, and expert on criminal and constitutional law and the Arab-Israeli conflict. He published such books as The Case for Israel and Reversal of Fortune: Inside the von Bülow Case and taught for many years at Harvard Law School.

Before Fame

He graduated from both Brooklyn College and Yale Law School.


In 1967, he became the youngest professor in the history of Harvard Law School.

Family Life

He was married twice: to Sue Barlach and Carolyn Cohen. His father, Harry Dershowitz, founded the Young Israel Synagogue.

Associated With

He and Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. were both on O.J. Simpson's criminal defense team.