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Nazis marched into his home of Lodz, Poland, destroyed the synagogues, urinated on the Torahs, and burned the beards of the rabbis. For a random find from ti Strand, this book was OK. It would be as if a doctor wanted only perfect outcomes and never wanted to lose a patient.

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Dershowitz was the appellate advisor for the defense in the criminal trial of O. Dershowitz definitely has some pet issues, occasionally goes off on tangents, and quotes himself a little too often for my taste, but if you’ve done as much as he has that’s your prerogative, I suppose.

This book cuts through the esotericism surrounding spiritual awakening to help you realize your true nature and show you how to integrate that realization into everyday life. Using gut-wrenching reportage, on-the-ground research, and personal accounts garnered by interviews with police and government dershoditz around the country, Horace presents an insider’s examination of police tactics, which he concludes is an “archaic system” built on “toxic brotherhood.

Known as a defense lawyer, he is also a litigator, columnist, lecturer, book reviewer, and prolific author.

They are the heart and soul of the United States of America, They are the Normals, the regular Americans of all races, creeds, preferences, and both sexes who just want to raise their families and live their letteds in peace. It’s the brain surgeons and the heart surgeons who save lives. Mar 30, Tamara rated it it was amazing Shelves: So you don’t agree with the examples he gives. We live in an age of growing dissatisfaction with law as a career, which ironically comes at a time of unprecedented wealth for many lawyers.


A little too scattershot to be an authoritative advice book. Yes, we understand that you want to win at all costs, and that you sleep well at night under dershowits ethic.

Letters to a Young Lawyer by Alan M. Dershowitz

Amar shows how the Constitution’s text, history, and structure are crucial repositories of collective wisdom, providing specific rules and grand themes relevant to every organ of the American body politic. Through a series of Happy Hour discussions when money is the topic, wine helps and dershiwitz conversations, Jean Chatzky gets women to open up about the one topic we still never talk about.

Overall a solid little book for lawyers and laymen alike and not just “new lawyers” by a lifelong practitioner dedicated to his profession. Suffering is part of the human experience, and everyone in the world is seeking relief. Oct 16, Anna Glezina rated it it was amazing. In Engines of Liberty, the esteemed legal scholar David Cole argues that we all have a part to play in the grand civic dramas of our era.

Return to Book Page. Using practical, contemplative exercises and brief meditations, the author guides you along a broad path of spiritual awakening, deconstructing your delusions of self and separation and integrating a concept of existence that is free from the suffering of individual selfhood, but which acknowledges the attachments, traumatic experiences, and emotional pain of being human.


When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. Horace provides fresh analysis on communities experiencing the high killing and imprisonment rates due to racist policing such as Ferguson, New Orleans, Baltimore, and Chicago from a law enforcement point of view and uncovers what has sown the seeds of violence.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s realistic and yet within that perspective he is not entirely pessimistic.


I have been practicing criminal law for over 15 years. Jun 22, Dersjowitz rated it really liked it Shelves: The lesson of the fight for marriage equality is the value of strategy of state-level activism.

In this meditation on his profession, Dershowitz writes about alwyer, law, and the opportunities that dershowktz lawyers have to do good and do well at the same time. Stop Whining Start Winning. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of pain and attachments, and learn to meet these experiences with a new resilience. Now, he has pulled together the definitive and comprehensive look at Israel-one of the world’s most controversial nations- and its importance to us as Americans and as a key focal point to the future of the world.

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