Alan Dershowitz

1938 - Today

Alan Dershowitz

Alan Morton Dershowitz (; born September 1, 1938) is an American lawyer and legal scholar known for his scholarship of U.S. constitutional law and American criminal law, and a noted advocate for civil liberties. He began his teaching career at Harvard Law School where, in 1967, at the age of 28, he became the youngest full professor of law in its history. He held the Felix Frankfurter professorship there from 1993 until his retirement in December 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Dershowitz has received more than 5,463,952 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Alan Dershowitz ranks 35 out of 49Before him are Cino da Pistoia, Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, William Blackstone, Adrian Năstase, Asad ibn al-Furat, and Roy Cohn. After him are William Rehnquist, Clarence Darrow, Navi Pillay, Louis Brandeis, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., and George Hadley.

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Among people born in 1938, Alan Dershowitz ranks 269Before him are Betty Cuthbert, Aristide Guarneri, Viktor Kosichkin, Tang Jiaxuan, Vyacheslav Ivanov, and Theodoros Pangalos. After him are Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Herman Daly, Karin Balzer, Paul Morrissey, Madge Sinclair, and Simone de Oliveira.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Dershowitz ranks 4,730 out of 12,171Before him are Henry Paulson (1946), Timbaland (1972), Theresa Russell (1957), Paul Gray (1972), Martin Ferrero (1947), and Lindsey Vonn (1984). After him are Bob Balaban (1945), Andrew Davis (1946), John Drew Barrymore (1932), Scott Columbus (1956), Lucretia Garfield (1832), and Bret Easton Ellis (1964).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Alan Dershowitz ranks 4Before him are J. Edgar Hoover (1895), John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960), and Warren Christopher (1925). After him are William Rehnquist (1924), Clarence Darrow (1857), Louis Brandeis (1856), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), Lawrence Lessig (1961), Michael Cohen (1966), Scooter Libby (1950), and Ken Starr (1946).