Alan M. Dershowitz

Johanna Lawshea

Alan M. Dershowitz is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Dershowitz, a graduate of Brooklyn College and Yale Law School, joined the Harvard Law School faculty at age twenty-five.  He has also published more than 1000 articles in magazines, newspapers, journals and blogs, thirty fiction and non-fiction works with a worldwide audience, including The New York Times #1 bestseller Chutzpah and his autobiography, Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law. Now, one of the world’s best-known attorneys gives a no-holds-barred history of Jewish lawyers: from the biblical Abraham through modern-day advocates who have changed the world by challenging the status quo, in Abraham: The World’s First (But Certainly Not Last) Jewish Lawyer (Schocken).