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Alan Dershowitz

  1. the epstein case
    More Secret Epstein Papers Could Be Unsealed As Early As Next WeekA judge ruled against Ghislaine Maxwell, who hoped to keep documents related to her and Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged child-trafficking ring under seal.
  2. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day 8 of the Trump Impeachment TrialThere was plenty of conflict on day one of questions, but Republicans seem to be consolidating their wall of shame preventing additional witnesses.
  3. the national interest
    Dershowitz: President Can Abuse Power If It Helps Get Them ReelectedThe most authoritarian defense yet comes from Trump’s “civil libertarian” lawyer.
  4. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day Six of Trump’s Impeachment TrialThe revelations from John Bolton’s manuscript began to sway Republican senators, even as Trump’s lawyers became adversarial.
  5. impeachment
    Dershowitz Is Part of Trump’s Defense Team Whether He Admits It or NotAs usual, the allegedly impartial TV lawyer wants to have it both ways.
  6. impeachment
    Trump Trial Team Will Include Alan Dershowitz, Ken StarrApparently Trump craved the lurid spectacle these two disgraced old legal beagles bring to his solemn Senate trial.
  7. the national interest
    Trump’s ‘No Crimes!’ Defense Is Not a Good Case Against ImpeachmentRegular crimes are not the same thing as high crimes and misdemeanors.
  8. jeffrey epstein case
    Alan Dershowitz Cannot Stop TalkingAccused of a slew of terrible things, the defense has no intention of resting.
  9. endorsements
    Dershowitz ‘Could’ Vote Biden, Would Like to Be Socially Acceptable AgainTrump’s favorite attorney has previously raised concerns about being shunned by liberal elites. Just don’t ask him about that Jeffrey Epstein stuff.
  10. the national interest
    Alan Dershowitz Convinced Trump the Court Might Stop Impeachment. (It Won’t.)Where did Trump get this kooky legal argument? It turns out to be a thing, sort of.
  11. Alan Dershowitz’s War With Martha’s Vineyard Drags OnThe frequent defender of Donald Trump against Robert Mueller is now calling himself a victim of “McCarthyism” from his summer friends.
  12. Alan Dershowitz and Steve Bannon Offer Trump Advice on Crippling MuellerIf it weren’t already obvious that Trump’s legal team was in tatters, it is now.
  13. the national interest
    Alan Dershowitz’s Audition to Be Trump’s Lawyer Is Not Going WellThe best legal case for firing Robert Mueller is extremely unconvincing.
  14. Trump Sent Alan Dershowitz to Tell Netanyahu ‘Time Is Ripe’ for Mideast PeaceThe president ran into the celebrity lawyer at Mar-a-Lago. Peace was talked and messages were sent.
  15. messing with texas
    Rick Perry Responds to Indictment David Axelrod and Alan Dershowitz have both questioned the charges against the Texas governor. 
  16. super bowl 2014
    Alec Baldwin Is an Impatient AuctioneerOr at least he was at last night’s pre-Super Bowl charity event.
  17. loose lips
    Alan Dershowitz Joins Team WikiLeaksHe’ll be helping Assange navigate tricky American legal waters.
  18. gossipmonger
    Blake Lively and Penn Badgley Clearly Haven’t Had ‘That Relationship Talk’ YetPlus, gossip on Brandon Davis, Molly Sims, Julia Roberts, and more in our daily roundup.
  19. gossipmonger
    Gore ’08!Michael Moore may support Al Gore for president. A theater in the HBO building was named for former network chief Michael Fuchs, and Fuchs gave a weird, bad, awkward speech at the ceremony. Jerry Seinfeld is very excited about his upcoming Bee Movie. 50 Cent is very excited about playing a drug dealer opposite Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in his upcoming movie. A lot of racehorse owners are not pleased with Eliot Spitzer’s plan for Aqueduct to be government-run. David Burke took home $10,000 after beating Bobby Flay and Sam Talbot in a poker tournament in Aspen. Jimmy Fallon wants to lose weight. “Utter pandemonium” broke out, says a “Page Six” source, after Debra Messing, Mike Nichols, and other guests were rained upon during the Public Theater’s premiere of Romeo and Juliet in Central Park. (Actually, we thought it was pretty fun.) Ian Claus dedicated his first book to Chelsea Clinton.
  20. company town
    Fake-Lawyer Jokes Better Than Real-Lawyer JokesThe big news today in the city’s big businesses. LAW • Paralegal who claimed to be a lawyer (and was treated as such by Anderson Kill & Olick for two whole years) to be arraigned on Wednesday. [NYT] • Aaron Charney, the gay associate suing his former firm for discrimination, hasn’t gotten the support he expected from New York’s Lesbian and Gay Law Association. [Above the Law] • Alan Dershowitz gives his two cents on the Pentagon detainee debacle to the Times’ opinion page. While sharing the editors’ outrage, he smells just the faintest whiff of McCarthyism. [NYT via Law Blog/WSJ]