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  • House Committed Six Violations of the Constitution During Impeachment: Alan Dershowitz

    01/16/2021 3:33:46 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 54 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | JANUARY 16, 2021 | SAMUEL ALLEGRI
    Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said that the house violated six independent points of the Constitution when impeaching President Donald Trump. In an interview with Newsmax, Dershowitz said: “They violated the free speech provision. They violated the impeachment criteria. They violated the bill of attainder. They violated due process, on and on and on.” “How can you impeach a president for a speech that is constitutionally protected?” he said. The law expert said that Congress is not above the law, but that ironically, they have protection from culpability for what they do on the Senate floor. “But the only...
  • Alan Dershowitz: YouTube, Twitter Are Partisan Political Tools, Not Platforms

    01/12/2021 1:45:18 PM PST · by blam · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-12-2021 | Robert Kraychik
    Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz described YouTube and Facebook as “partisan political tools” which should not be viewed as platforms as defined by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. “YouTube is no longer a platform, and Twitter is no longer a platform,” said Dershowitz on his podcast the Dershow. “It’s a partisan political tool that can be used for purposes that were unintended by Section 230, and section 230 must be amended, or at least interpreted not to apply to platforms that censor.” Dershowitz highlighted YouTube’s and Twitter’s arbitrary and inconsistent applications of their own nebulous terms...
  • BREAKING… Alan Dershowitz: Democrats Cannot Impeach Trump – Senate Won’t Take up a Trial and You Can’t Impeach a Private Citizen After He Leaves Office

    01/10/2021 11:09:30 AM PST · by bitt · 76 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/10/2021 | Jim Hoft
    US Attorney and legal scholar Alan Dershowitz joined Maria Bartiromo on Sunday Morning Futures this morning to discuss Nancy Pelosi and the Democrat Party’s latest plans to impeach President Trump before the inauguration ceremonies next week. According to Alan Dershowitz Democrats have zero chance of impeaching President Trump this week or after he leaves office. Alan Dershowitz: “The case cannot come to trial in the Senate. Because the Senate has rules and the rules would not allow the case to come to trial until, according to the majority leader, until 1 PM on January 20th an hour after President Trump...
  • Donald Trump wants Rudy Giuliani and Alan Dershowitz to defend him against impeachment - as the celebrity attorney says it would be an 'honor and privilege' to represent him again

    01/10/2021 10:12:08 AM PST · by knighthawk · 54 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 10 2021 | Rachel Sharp
    Donald Trump has started putting together a defense team for a second impeachment trial with Rudy Giuliani and Alan Dershowitz said to both be in the running. Two sources told CNN Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney and the man who spearheaded the president's failed legal efforts to overturn the presidential election, is expected to represent Trump if the unprecedented event of a second impeachment trial materializes. The sources said Trump is also considering hiring Dershowitz, the controversial celebrity attorney who represented him at his first impeachment trial in December 2019 for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
  • Liberal lawyer Dershowitz says no Trump crime in Georgia call, just bad media reporting

    01/05/2021 3:01:42 PM PST · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    just the news ^ | January 5, 2021 | John Solomon
    "Well, every major media is taking it out of context," Dershowitz said during an interview Monday on the Just the News television show "The Watercooler with David Brody" in which he discussed reports that Trump's comments to Georgia officials amounted to a request to manufacture votes and overturn the election "He's not saying I want you to create the vote," said Dershowitz. "He's not saying I want you to manufacture or concoct the votes. He's saying, and he's been saying this for months, on Twitter and his statements and his campaign's, he thinks that people voted for him and those...
  • Alan Dershowitz: Trump Has Still Several Constitutional Paths to Victory

    11/22/2020 11:31:48 AM PST · by 3161J410 · 36 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 11/22/20 | JACK PHILLIPS
    Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard Law professor emeritus, said President Donald Trump has several legal paths to a 2020 victory. Last week, Dershowitz noted that if Trump can “keep the Biden count below 270, then the matter goes to the House of Representatives, where, of course, there is a Republican majority among the delegations of states, and you vote by state if it goes to the House. “Congress has the absolute right to reject the submitted Electoral College votes of any state, which we believe has such a shoddy election system that you can’t trust the election results that those states...
  • Dershowitz: Trump May Try to Deny Biden 270 Electoral Votes, Put Election in Congress

    11/15/2020 10:45:34 AM PST · by bitt · 31 replies
    epoch times ^ | 11/15/2020 | jack phillips
    Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz predicted that President Donald Trump will attempt to settle the presidential election in a way not seen since the 19th century. In an interview with Newsmax, the longtime legal expert said Trump no longer is attempting to reach 270 Electoral College votes but will instead focus on denying Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s chances of getting 270 votes. “Let’s look at the big picture: The big picture now has shifted,” Dershowitz told the website. “I do not believe that President Trump is now trying to get to 270 electoral votes. I think he thinks that’s...
  • Alan Dershowitz: ‘I Do Think That Trump Will Win The Pennsylvania Lawsuit’ If Enough Votes At Stake

    11/13/2020 4:27:36 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-13-2020 | Robert Kraychik
    Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz, host of The Dershow, told Breitbart News on Thursday that President Donald Trump is likely to win a lawsuit his campaign filed in Pennsylvania challenging the legitimacy of mail-in ballots received after Election Day. Dershowitz predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court would take up the Trump campaign’s lawsuit if the number of votes being challenged are enough to change the outcome of the presidential election in Pennsylvania. “I do think that Trump will win the Pennsylvania lawsuit,” said Dershowitz on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Joel Pollak, “namely, the lawsuit that challenges...
  • Why Won't Joe Biden Repudiate Anti-Semitic Democrats? | Opinion

    10/15/2020 1:58:47 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 13 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/14/20 | Bruce Abramson and Jeff Ballabon
    At the first debate, Joe Biden took ownership of today's Democrats with an uncharacteristically clear proclamation: "I am the Democratic Party." With that, Biden assumed responsibility for repudiating and distancing himself from the anti-Semitism surging through his party's ranks. Anti-Semitism has been on full display among Democratic leaders and left-wing protest groups alike in recent years. Leaders of the Women's March, for example, proved so undeniably anti-Semitic that even former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz felt compelled to distance herself. Yet those same anti-Semites—Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory—were featured speakers at this summer's Democratic convention. The Women's March since recruited new...
  • Alan Dershowitz files $300 million defamation suit against CNN

    09/15/2020 11:07:53 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 15 2020 | Yael Halon
    Famed attorney and Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz filed a defamation suit against CNN on Tuesday seeking $300 million for what he called a "willful, deliberate, malicious effort to destroy my credibility." Dershowitz told Fox News that CNN selectively edited a clip of his remarks from the Senate floor during President Trump's impeachment trial where he broke down the illegalities surrounding a "quid pro quo" as a member of the president's defense team. The Constitutional scholar alleges in the lawsuit that the news outlet propagated a “sea of lies” by re-airing only part of his quote, which he...
  • Evidence Shows FBI Tried to Tie Citizen Trump to Epstein Case But with No Success

    07/31/2020 6:42:47 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    GP ^ | 07/31/20 | Joe Hoft
    During the investigation of Jeffrey Epstein citizen Donald Trump’s name came up.  The FBI attempted over and over to tie the famous New York developer to misconduct, but to no avail. Per a review of documents released last night in the Jeffrey Epstein case, the FBI tried to tie the now deceased pedophile to citizen Donald Trump but were unable to do so.The FBI failed to drag Trump into the Epstein mess. But they sure tried.  One of the abused victims mentioned that Donald Trump was a good friend of Epstein’s.  When asked about it, the only response the witness could...
  • The Real Bad Guys in the Epstein Case Uncovered – DIRECTOR ROBERT MUELLER’S FBI!

    07/31/2020 7:04:48 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 18 replies
    GP ^ | July 31, 2020 at 8:25am | Joe Hoft
    The Jeffrey Epstein case is full of bad characters and criminal actions, but perhaps no actions were more abhorrent than those made by Robert Mueller’s FBI. Last night court documents related to the Epstein case from 2008 were released to the public These documents show criminal actions by the rich and famous in abusing underage girls provided to them by Epstein. Epstein was eventually slapped on the wrist with a sentence that many claim was totally inadequate. Techno Fog on Twitter was one of the first to review the released documents last night. His first tweets noted that the documents...
  • Video: Alan Dershowitz Describes A Party With The Clinton’s: “Bill was dancing with every beautiful young woman at the party”

    07/31/2020 6:13:09 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 44 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.31.2020 | Ray Pearson
    A trove of documents released late Thursday could shed light on Ghislaine Maxwell’s relationship with the late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The data include records of a 2011 meeting between accuser Virginia Giuffre and her lawyers where she talked about the powerful people in Epstein’s orbit who she said either flew on his private Boeing 727 or stayed on his private island in the Caribbean. One of the names mentioned was that of former President Bill Clinton. At one point in the conversation, the subject turned to Epstein’s powerful friends. Jack Scarola, one of Giuffre’s lawyers, asked...
  • Oh My! Ghislaine Maxwell May Have Turned Over “Nude Videos Of Individuals”

    07/29/2020 2:11:29 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 143 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 29, 2020 | Jazz Shaw
    The saga of now-deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s “fixer” Ghislaine Maxwell continues to grind on, generating headlines that the New York Post and the Daily Mail in the UK simply can’t resist. And let’s be honest… neither can many of the rest of us. The Daily Mail has uncovered (pun intended) yet another gem from the disgraced madam’s upcoming court proceedings. If the reports turn out to be accurate, the court now has videos of a very provocative, if not pornographic nature involving unnamed “individuals” who may have been with some of Epstein’s young victims. And until some names are attached...
  • Federal Judge Orders Epstein Victim’s Lawyers to Destroy Court Docs Related to Ghislaine Maxwell

    07/02/2020 10:36:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 37 replies ^ | Published 15 hours ago on Jul 1, 2020 | By Shane Trejo
    A federal judge has ordered the attorneys of Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre to destroy documents related to Ghislaine Maxwell, an Epstein confidant who has been frequently named as his former collaborator in child sex trafficking. Senior U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska made the determination in lawsuits Giuffre and her attorneys, Cooper and Kirk, have filed against Maxwell and former Epstein attorney Alan Dershowitz. Preska rejected Dershowitz’s attempt to change a protective order to receive documents for his defense in the defamation case while ordering Giuffre’s attorneys to destroy documents from a previously-settled case involving Maxwell. Preska wrote in her...
  • Mystery person in Alan Dershowitz's defamation case against Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre begs judge to block the release of cache of documents that expose pedophile's elite social circle

    06/23/2020 8:12:00 PM PDT · by kevcol · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 23, 2020 | Ben Ashford
    A mystery person in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal begged a federal judge today not to turn over a trove of confidential papers listing some of the dead pedophile's closest associates to the celebrity attorney Alan Dershowitz. The bombshell papers are part of a historic defamation case that Virginia Giuffre, previously known as Virginia Roberts, brought against the warped financier's alleged madam and facilitator, Ghislaine Maxwell. The cache is subject to a historic protective order but Dershowitz argues it contains depositions and materials crucial for his own defense as he battles Giuffre in a separate, ongoing defamation case.
  • Dershowitz: I Have Proof Obama Ordered FBI Investigation At Request Of George Soros

    02/17/2020 3:01:30 PM PST · by montag813 · 58 replies
    24News ^ | 02-17-2020 | Lynn Foster
    by Lynn Foster Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz made a stunning revelation in an interview that he has proof that former Democrat President Barack Obama ordered the FBI to investigate someone after far-left billionaire George Soros asked for the investigation. Dershowitz’s remarks come after critics have attacked President Donald Trump for tweeting about matters related to the Department of Justice, which led to Attorney General William Barr publicly asking the president to stop last week. “There was a lot of White House control of the Justice Department during the Kennedy administration and I don’t think we saw very many...
  • Dershowitz's Critics on the Right

    02/21/2020 9:38:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    American ^ | February 21, 2020 | Peter Nichols
    The avalanche of denunciation that fell upon the head of Professor Alan Dershowitz after his address before the Senate’s impeachment proceeding was unsurprising. In lending his stature and knowledge to the President’s defense, he, of course, became the enemy of Trump’s progressive pursuers. The fact that Dershowitz is a lifetime Democrat and liberal made it worse. The Left does not react well to apostasy. But the adverse reaction to Dershowitz’s defense of the President emanated from the nominal right as well -- particularly from National Review and the Dispatch. Jonah Goldberg is not entirely persuaded that impeachable misconduct must be...
  • Video: Trump’s Lawyer Alan Dershowitz – You Have No Constitutional Right To Refuse Vaccinations

    05/18/2020 8:18:30 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 138 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 05.08.2020 | Sarah Hall
    Professor Alan M. Dershowitz is a Brooklyn native who has been called “America’s most public Jewish defender” and “Israel’s single most visible defender – the Jewish state’s lead attorney in the court of public opinion.” He 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 25 Love him or hate him he knows a thing or two about our constitution. Dershowitz, 81, insists he isn’t a political supporter of President Trump and that he backed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in...
  • 'Wrenched out of context': Dershowitz defends impeachment trial argument

    02/02/2020 11:58:31 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Sunday, February 2, 2020 | Gabriella Muñoz
    Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump’s attorneys, defended himself on Sunday after sparking controversy with one of his arguments justifying the president’s pursuit of investigations in Ukraine. The former Harvard Law professor triggered a wave of backlash after appearing to argue that whatever a president does for reelection could be justified as part of the national interest. It fanned the flames of those who believed Mr. Trump’s actions regarding Ukraine was an abuse of power. Mr. Dershowitz explained on Fox News Sunday that his comments were “deliberately wrenched out of context” and that he was trying to explain there were...