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Alan Dershowitz to Newsmax TV: 'I Am a Victim of Serious Crime'

(Newsmax TV's "Newsmax Now")

By    |   Monday, 29 July 2019 08:01 PM EDT

Civil liberties attorney Alan Dershowitz has spent decades building legal cases, and now he is doing it for himself, vowing on Newsmax TV to "fight back" against allegations of rape.

"I am a victim of a serious crime," Dershowitz told Monday's "Newsmax Now." "I am a victim of perjury and false accusations. And all victims of crime should speak out."

Turning his pointed words on his accusers:

"They're not the victims," he said, in response to any notion his defense against false allegations can be considered "victim shaming." "If they falsely accuse me, I'm the victim, they're not the victims. I'm going to continue to call them liars and perjurers. That's the truth.

"It's not victim shaming. It's criminal shaming. They are criminals. They belong in jail."

Host John Bachman's questions came Monday after a profile of the famed one-time defender of Jeffrey Epstein appeared in The New Yorker: "Alan Dershowitz, Devil's Advocate."

"It's really important that victims of false accusations come forward and defend themselves and prove that there's lying," Dershowitz said, admitting the allegations have been hard on him and his family. "I am going to continue to do it, no matter what the media says about it."

In The New Yorker story Monday, Harvard colleague Nancy Gertner ripped Dershowitz for being TV hungry, sullying his reputation.

"He has squandered his position as a Harvard law professor and a civil libertarian — for the sole purpose of being on TV," Gertner told The New Yorker.

He vehemently rejected Gertner's suggestion someone falsely accused should stay silent.

"I am going to fight back," he said. "I am going to continue to prove that there's nothing to this story, no matter what Nancy Gertner or anybody else says about me."

Dershowitz has been oft-criticized in media for his defense of President Donald Trump, writing the book, "The Case Against the Democratic House Impeaching Trump." He has contended his stature and famed defenses of O.J. Simpson, Mike Tyson, and Epstein have made him a target, and he is coming out soon with a book on his own defense, he told The New Yorker, "Suitable for Framing."

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Vowing on Newsmax TV to "fight back" against allegations of rape, civil liberties attorney Alan Dershowitz has spent decades building legal cases, and now he is doing it for himself.
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Monday, 29 July 2019 08:01 PM
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