Just who is Allen Dershowitz and why is Representative Maxine Waters now calling him a racist?
Alan Morton Dershowitz (born September 1, 1938) is an American lawyer, jurist, and author. He is a prominent scholar on United States constitutional law and criminal law, and a leading defender of civil liberties. He spent most of his career at Harvard Law School where in 1967, at the age of 28, he became the youngest full professor of law in its history. He held the Felix Frankfurter professorship there from 1993 until his retirement in December 2013. He is now a regular CNN contributor and political analyst.
In case you are not familiar with the bonafides of Maxine Waters:
As Written By Cathy Burke for Newsmax:
Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz on Sunday dismissed a charge of racism hurled at him by Rep. Maxine Waters, saying the outspoken California Democrat “doesn’t know what she’s talking about.”
In remarks to Fox News’ “Fox & Friends,” Dershowitz declared, “Being black doesn’t give you a license to call people racist any more than being Jewish gives you a license to call people anti-Semitic.”
After special counsel Robert Mueller impaneled a grand jury for the investigation into the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia, Dershowitz commented moving proceedings from Virginia to District of Columbia might be bad for the president.
“[Washington] has an ethnic and racial composition that would be somewhat less favorable to Donald Trump,” Derhsowtiz said.
Waters responded by calling that analysis “absolutely racist,” Mediaite reported……..
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