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Alan Dershowitz is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. In addition to his teaching, Dershowitz is a prolific author who makes frequent media and public[…]

Dershowitz wishes academics would go back to first principles.

Question: What would you like to change in academia? 

Alan Dershowitz: I’m not part of any school. And I don’t like the current conversation that’s going on in academia. It’s voguish [sic]. It’s often just part of today’s convention. And I like to start with first principles and see where they take me based on my own personal observations.


Recorded On: June 12, 2007