TITLE

VISIBILITY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND DISCOURSE AS ESSENTIAL TO DEMOCRACY: THE UNDERLYING THEME OF ALAN DERSHOWITZ'S WRITING AND TEACHING

AUTHOR(S)
Dershowitz, Alan M.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2008, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p731
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Conference Paper
ABSTRACT
A conference paper is presented on the common theme in the writings of Alan Dershowitz, Felix Frankfurter Law Professor at Harvard Law School. It is mentioned that a theme common to many of Dershowitz's writings is the prevention of harmful conduct. Dershowitz also indicated the need in a democracy for visible standards concerning human rights, accountability and dialogue. Cases from Dershowitz's writings that illustrate the importance of accountability, visibility and discourse are cited.
ACCESSION #
36412114

 

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