20 Expert Quotes by US Academic Alan Dershowitz

Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer and academic. He is a scholar of United States constitutional law and criminal law. We have collection of interesting quotes by Alan.

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Famous Quotes by Alan Dershowitz

I learn from experience.

— Alan Dershowitz

I came from a poor family so working and going to school at the same time was natural. It taught me multi-tasking although we didn’t call it that back then. I learned I could never be idle I need to be doing many things at once.

— Alan Dershowitz

Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.

— Alan Dershowitz

I don’t believe in firing professors. They have academic freedom.

— Alan Dershowitz

Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.

— Alan Dershowitz

In the Pentagon Papers case the government asserted in the Supreme Court that the publication of the material was a threat to national security. It turned out it was not a threat to U.S. security. But even if it had been that doesn’t mean that it couldn’t be published.

— Alan Dershowitz

We all learn in school that the judicial legislative and executive branches of government must check and balance each other. But other non state institutions must participate in this important system of checks and balances as well. These checking institutions include the academy the media religious institutions and NGOs.

— Alan Dershowitz

No country in the history of the world has ever contributed more to humankind and accomplished more for its people in so brief a period of time as Israel has done since its relatively recent rebirth in 1948.

— Alan Dershowitz

It simply cannot be disputed that for decades the Palestinian leadership was more interested in there not being a Jewish state than in there being a Palestinian state.

— Alan Dershowitz

Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice and they are also the most protected.

— Alan Dershowitz

I’ve thought hard about my psychological connections and I think I’ve managed to separate out the psychological from the legal moral and political.

— Alan Dershowitz

I think mistakes are the essence of science and law. It’s impossible to conceive of either scientific progress or legal progress without understanding the important role of being wrong and of mistakes.

— Alan Dershowitz

I think that lawyers are terrible at admitting that they’re wrong. And not just admitting it also realizing it. Most lawyers are very successful and they think that because they’re making money and people think well of them they must be doing everything right.

— Alan Dershowitz

Israel can’t make peace without the clear support of the United States.

— Alan Dershowitz

I am deeply concerned that without peace and a two-state solution the Jewish and democratic nature of Israel is in danger. That’s why I have opposed Israel’s settlement policy since 1973 and that’s why I have favored a two-state solution since 1967.

— Alan Dershowitz

I am a peace supporting Jew.

— Alan Dershowitz

Twenty five percent of Israeli citizens are not even Jewish. Anybody can become an Israeli citizen if you qualify. Religion is not a criterion for citizenship.

— Alan Dershowitz

I think mistakes are the essence of science and law. It’s impossible to conceive of either scientific progress or legal progress without understanding the important role of being wrong and of mistakes.

— Alan Dershowitz

The defendant wants to hide the truth because he’s generally guilty. The defense attorney’s job is to make sure the jury does not arrive at that truth.

— Alan Dershowitz

It’s never acceptable to target civilians. It violates the Geneva Accords it violates the international law of war and it violates all principles of morality.

— Alan Dershowitz

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