Alan Dershowitz

Brooklyn College was to be the sight of a controversial lecture on Feb. 7, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn College Under Heavy Criticism For Hosting Anti-Israel Lecture

Israel is at the center of a campus controversy at Brooklyn College. A group calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel has been invited to speak next month, and some think the college itself has gone too far.

01/30/2013

Attorney Alan Dershowitz (file/credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Famed Attorney Fights Proposal To Rename Part Of Clifton Park For ‘Anti-Semite’

A push by Clifton’s Polish community to name part of a park after a late civic leader is drawing the ire of famed civil rights activist and attorney Alan Dershowitz.

10/05/2012

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Postal Worker Acquitted In Hit-And-Run Accident That Left Attorney Alan Dershowitz’s Sister-In-Law Dead

After the not guilty verdict was handed down, Ian Clement expressed relief and his sympathy for the Dershowitz family. Dershowitz’s husband Nathan, who is a lawyer, said after the verdict that he believes in the jury system but wished he had been part of the prosecution team.

09/20/2012

Attorney Alan Dershowitz (file/credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Testimony Continues In Hit-And-Run Trial For Accident That Left Attorney Alan Dershowitz’s Sister-In-Law Dead

Postal supervisor Marina Garcia testified that she repeatedly asked Clement why he drove off and did not get out of his truck. Clement just shrugged and had a nervous smile, Garcia testified.

09/12/2012

Attorney Alan Dershowitz (file/credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Trial Under Way In Hit-And-Run Death Of Attorney Alan Dershowitz’s Sister-In-Law

Driver Ian Clement has been charged with leaving the scene of the accident after his truck hit and killed 68-year-old Marilyn Dershowitz. Clement’s defense is that he did not know he had hit the woman.

09/11/2012

Socialite Gigi Jordan Mounting ‘Mercy Killing’ Defense In Death Of 8-Year-Old Son

A multimillionaire mom, charged with killing her son by giving him a deadly cocktail of pills, is mounting a controversial defense.

08/11/2011

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Experts Say Clemens Likely To Go On Trial Again

Baseball star Roger Clemens’ battle against perjury charges likely is far from over and probably will be the subject of a second trial, according to many legal experts.

07/24/2011

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Marilyn Dershowitz, Sister-In-Law Of Alan Dershowitz, Struck And Killed By USPS Truck In NYC

Police say a mail truck hit 68-year-old Marilyn Dershowitz as she rode her bike in Chelsea near West 29th Street and Ninth Avenue Saturday afternoon.

07/03/2011

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Wealthy Woman Accused Of Murdering Autistic Son Cites DSK In Seeking House Arrest

Gigi Jordan’s lawyers asked a judge to free her on the terms set for the former International Monetary Fund leader: $6 million in cash bail and bond, and home confinement under electronic monitoring and armed guard.

06/08/2011

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Still No Trial For Socialite Gigi Jordan, Accused Of Killing Her Autistic Son

15 months after a socialite was accused of murdering her 8-year-old autistic son in Manhattan’s Peninsula Hotel, she still has no trial date.

06/01/2011

Mazeltuv Borukhova (credit: CBS 2)

Judges Weigh Appeal In Sensational NY Murder Trial

A state appeals panel must decide whether to throw out the conviction Dr. Mazoltuf Borukhova, who was convicted of hiring her distant cousin to gun down her husband and sentenced to life without parole.

03/05/2011

Mazeltuv Borukhova (credit: CBS 2)

NY Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Dentist Death

A New York state supreme court panel is weighing whether to overturn the murder conviction of a woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill her husband.

02/10/2011