Tag Archives: Alan Dershowitz

Unsealed Docs Appear To Implicate Alan Dershowitz

Forbes reports: A highly anticipated trove of old court records from a settled defamation lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell by alleged victim Virginia Giuffre were released late Thursday evening, and reveal more information surrounding the dark saga of Jeffrey Epstein and his alleged sex ring of underage girls. Giuffre, in a May 2016 deposition, said Maxwell acted as a “helicopter pilot” …

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Dershowitz: You’re Distorting My “So What?” Defense

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz now says his headline-dominating argument against impeaching the president was ‘distorted.’ In a day-after tweet, the former Harvard Law professor complained Thursday about the portrayal of his testimony at Trump’s Senate Trial that a president, if he believes his re-election is in the “national interest,” is essentially immune from …

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Dershowitz: Even If Trump Extorted Ukraine, So What?

CBS News reports: Alan Dershowitz argued that a quid pro quo involving a president’s political benefit was fine because all presidents believe their elections are in the public’s interest. Essentially, if Trump withheld nearly $400 million in aid to pressure Ukraine into announcing investigations of Democrats to help his campaign, that’s fine because Trump thinks his election is to the …

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2016: Dershowitz Predicted Trump Would Be “Corrupt”

CNN’s K-File reports: Law professor Alan Dershowitz, who is a member of President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team, said in 2016 that he believed Trump was more corrupt than Hillary Clinton and more likely to continue being corrupt as president. Dershowitz spoke on the Senate floor Monday in defense of the President. He made the 2016 comments during an appearance …

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SNL’s Satan Is A “Huge Fan” Of Alan Dershowitz

The Week reports: Saturday Night Live is back on NBC after its winter hiatus, and the cast was joined by an old friend. Jon Lovitz returned for Saturday evening’s cold open during which he portrayed President Trump’s attorney Alan Dershowitz, who was preparing to argue the president’s case in the Senate impeachment trial. As Lovitz’s Dershowitz began his remarks, he …

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Dershowitz: Abuse Of Power Isn’t Impeachable [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Attorney Alan Dershowitz said on Sunday the argument that a president cannot be impeached for abusing his power is a “strong one” that has been successful in the past. Dershowitz, who’s serving as legal counsel for President Trump’s defense team in the Senate impeachment trial, told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” that he is following in …

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Dershowitz And Ken Starr Join Trump’s Defense Team

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team will include Ken Starr, whose investigation led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, whose clients have included notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The Trump team choices came to light as the impeachment trial is set to begin in earnest next Tuesday in the Senate. “The president …

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Alan Dershowitz: Putting Electoral Interests Ahead Of National Interests Is Not Close To Being Impeachable

“It doesn’t really matter whether they prove it because that wouldn’t be an impeachable offense. It’s not even close. What they say in the report is that he put his own electoral interests over the national interests of the United States. If that became a criteria for impeachment, half of our presidents could be impeached. “How many presidents put their …

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Alan Dershowitz: Obstruction Of Justice Isn’t A Crime

“There are two issues: What happened on those phone calls, and is there any possibility that there is an impeachable offense? Let’s get to the second one first — the answer is no. There is no possibility. Take the worst, worst, worst-case scenario — the president abused his foreign policy power to gain political advantage. How many presidents have done …

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Dershowitz In 1997: Statutory Rape Laws Are Outdated

Law & Crime reports: Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, who was criticized for the better part of Monday due to the resurfacing of a 1997 op-ed he wrote (“Statutory Rape Is an Outdated Concept”), has offered a response on Twitter to former George W. Bush chief White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter: “I stand by the constitutional (not moral) …

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Dershowitz: I Have A Perfect, Perfect Sex Life [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Alan Dershowitz is not just a famed Harvard Law professor known for defending American citizens like O.J. Simpson and Jeffrey Epstein. He is also proud to admit his “perfect sex life” during a live television appearance Thursday night on Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle. “I have had sex with one woman since the day I met Jeffrey Epstein. …

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Dershowitz Denies Link To Epstein Scandal: Since I Met Him, I’ve Only Ever Had Sex With One Woman, My Wife

Mediaite reports: Alan Dershowitz is speaking out for the first time since Jeffrey Epstein‘s indictment. The legal scholar — who was reportedly ticketed to appear on Hannity Monday night, but was not seen — broke his silence Tuesday morning on local radio in New York. Speaking with host Joe Piscopo, Dershowitz highlighted his top-line takeaway from the Epstein indictment. Dershowitz …

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Alan Dershowitz: I’d Support Joe Biden Over Trump

Mediaite reports: Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard Law professor emeritus renowned, as of late, for his legal defenses of President Donald Trump throughout the special counsel investigation, said Thursday that he would support Joe Biden in 2020 in a matchup with the current president. “I’m a strong supporter of Joe Biden,” Dershowitz said. “I like Joe Biden. I’ve liked him for …

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Alan Dershowitz On Fox: It’s Unconstitutional To Use Constitution To Remove Trump From Office [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: President Donald Trump was quite happy with what Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz had to say when he appeared on Tucker Carlson‘s show Thursday night. Soon after Carlson’s show aired on Fox News, the president tweeted out this quote from Dershowitz that dealt with the allegation that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein considered getting Trump’s …

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Alan Dershowitz: Anybody Who Compares Trump To Hitler Is “Essentially A Holocaust Denier” [VIDEO]

“Everybody is compared to Hitler. Everybody is compared to the Holocaust. Israel defending itself against Gaza rockets — oh, they’re Nazis. Anybody who compares Trump or anybody else to Hitler essentially is a Holocaust denier, because what they’re saying is, ‘Well, there were no gas chambers, there was no Auschwitz, there was no plan to kill six million Jews.’ They …

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Dershowitz: A Pardon For Manafort Is “Off The Table”

“Once he agrees to cooperate, he has to cooperate about everything. There’s no such thing as partial cooperation. There will be no pardon. It will backfire at this point — if he’s given a pardon then he can’t take the Fifth, he would have to testify anyway. He could be called in front of a grand jury. The pardon is …

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Glorious Leader Praises “Very Important Book” Which Argues That SCOTUS Could Reverse Impeachment Vote

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday urged people to buy and read Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz’s new book arguing against his possible impeachment. Dershowitz, who supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, has emerged as a regular voice in the media defending Trump on legal issues, including special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference. The Harvard …

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Alan Dershowitz Whines: Wealthy Liberal Socialites Are Saying Rotten Things About Me Because Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Alan Dershowitz said Thursday night that a woman told him he should be “stabbed through the heart” for speaking out against special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. “At a party this week on Martha’s Vineyard, a woman said,’ if Dershowitz were here tonight, I’d stab him through the heart,” Dershowitz …

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Trump Again Slams Special “Council” Robert Mueller

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump returned to criticisms of the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling Wednesday, this time quoting Alan Dershowitz on Fox News mounting a vigorous attack on Robert Mueller, saying he never should have been appointed and that there was no evidence of a crime. The tweets come as even Republicans in Washington have become concerned that …

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