ALAN DERSHOWITZ

ALAN DERSHOWITZ

New York, New York
Alan Dershowitz is a Contributor of The New York Sun.

Mr. Dershowitz is professor emeritus at Harvard Law School. He has written 52…

Latest Articles

Opinion (Columnists)

Ignoring a World of Human Rights Abuses, Student Protesters Reserve Their Anger for Israel

The hatred of Israel is so passionate, so deep and so one-sided that it is clear that something more is at stake here than the merits.

AP/Yuki Iwamura
Opinion (Columnists)

Ivy League Anti-Israel Protests Could Prove More Dangerous Than January 6 or Charlottesville

The First Amendment protects the right to say idiotic things, but the marketplace of ideas also requires that speakers be held accountable for the words they speak, especially if they are hateful ones.

Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Opinion (Columnists)

Why Is Biden Stopping Israel From Attacking Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program ?

As a matter of law, Israel is entitled to respond to this act of war by overwhelming, even disproportionate, force against Iranian military targets.

AP/Tomer Neuberg
Opinion (Other)

Golden Age of American Jewry May Be Ending, but the Open, Free Market Economy Beckons

The notion that Jews are being ‘overrepresented’ and taking the rightful places of larger minority groups echoes the argument made in tsarist Russia and other nations that imposed the notorious ‘numerus clausus.’

David Dee Delgado/Getty Images
Opinion (Columnists)

‘Free Speech for Me but Not for Thee’ as Firefighters and a Biden Critic Face Censorship for Dissenting

It may be rude to boo a guest speaker, but rude boos are as protected by the first amendment as polite claps. In America, we do not hunt down dissenters. We protect their right to dissent.

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file
Opinion (Columnists)

Whatever Mayorkas Did or Didn’t Do, He Committed No Impeachable Offenses

To the contrary, his impeachment is based on the kind of policy and partisan differences that were implicitly rejected by the framers of the Constitution.

AP/Jose Luis Magana
The New York Sun

© 2024 The New York Sun Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The material on this site is protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used.

The New York Sun

Sign in or  create a free account

By continuing you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use