Alan Dershowitz

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Birthday
1, 1938
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1938 (age 79)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

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.

Trivia

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.