Taking the Stand

Taking the Stand

My Life in the Law

Book - 2013
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The esteemed Harvard lawyer and best-selling author of Chutzpah describes his career and the cases that have changed American jurisprudence throughout the past half century, providing coverage of such topics as his early academic struggles, his clerking work for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg and his role in such cases as the O.J. Simpson trial and the Leona Helmsley defense.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781107034624
1107034620
9780307719270
0307719278
Branch Call Number: 340.09 DER (Dayson Collection)
Characteristics: ix, 518 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Dayson Collection

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ChristchurchLib Aug 18, 2014

"In Taking the Stand, law professor and appellate attorney Alan Dershowitz engagingly narrates his childhood and youth and presents in detail his experiences as a lawyer and teacher. His outgoing personality shines through in this entertaining but highly informative memoir as he presents his views on capital punishment, affirmative action, freedom of speech, and national security, among other controversial topics." Biography and Memoir August 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/8eb0e96e-4e7c-4814-b1a2-b82c2c4fb064?postId=cf320d09-d1e0-4812-a3ee-65df1ca0d49f

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