Alan Dershowitz

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Alan Morton Dershowitz ( DURR-shə-wits; born September 1, 1938) is an American lawyer known for his work in U.S. constitutional law and American criminal law. From 1964 to 2013 he taught at Harvard Law School, where he was appointed the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law in 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Dershowitz has received more than 7,071,121 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Alan Dershowitz is the 37th most popular lawyer (down from 35th in 2019), the 3,145th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,727th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Alan Dershowitz ranks 37 out of 67Before him are Asad ibn al-Furat, Roy Cohn, Qasim Amin, Heinrich Marx, Hans Gross, and William Blackstone. After him are Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, Cino da Pistoia, Adrian Năstase, Henry de Bracton, Johann Kaspar Bluntschli, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

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Among people born in 1938, Alan Dershowitz ranks 188Before him are Rauno Aaltonen, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Jim Simons, Chas Chandler, Ed Lauter, and Shashi Kapoor. After him are Grethe Ingmann, Lee Morgan, Venedikt Yerofeyev, Vakhtang Kikabidze, Amfilohije Radović, and Larisa Shepitko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Dershowitz ranks 3,145 out of 15,968Before him are Terence McKenna (1946), Ethel Kennedy (1928), Richard Hamming (1915), H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Alan Guth (1947), and Jim Hall (1930). After him are Cicely Tyson (1924), Beatrice Straight (1914), Gabriel Almond (1911), Jean Acker (1893), Suzanne Vega (1959), and Joan Cusack (1962).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Alan Dershowitz ranks 6Before him are J. Edgar Hoover (1895), John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960), Warren Christopher (1925), Bill Gates Sr. (1925), and Roy Cohn (1927). After him are Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), William Rehnquist (1924), Clarence Darrow (1857), Louis Brandeis (1856), Michael Cohen (1966), and Wendell Willkie (1892).

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