Alan M. Dershowitz

About the author

ALAN M. DERSHOWITZ is the New York Times best-selling author of more than thirty books, including Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law, Chutzpah, The Best Defense, Reversal of Fortune, and The Case for Israel. His articles and essays have appeared in hundreds of publications, including The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, the 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 been practicing law for more than fifty years in the areas of civil liberties, human rights, and criminal law. The recipient of many honorary degrees and awards, including the Anti-Defamation League’s William O. Douglas First Amendment Award, Dershowitz is married and has three children and two grandchildren.