State Attorney Angela Corey, the prosecutor in the George Zimmerman case, recently called the Dean of Harvard Law School to complain about my criticism of some of her actions.This is why I doubt they'll ever get a conviction in this case. Zimmerman was overcharged, criticism that Derschowitz had made when the charges were announced, and the entire prosecution just smells of politics.
She was transferred to the Office of Communications and proceeded to engage in a 40-minute rant, during which she threatened to sue Harvard Law School, to try to get me disciplined by the Bar Association and to file charges against me for libel and slander.
She said that because I work for Harvard and am identified as a professor she had the right to sue Harvard.
When the communications official explained to her that I have a right to express my opinion as “a matter of academic freedom,” and that Harvard has no control over what I say, she did not seem to understand.
Thursday, June 07, 2012
This is a woman who does not understand the Constitution. Here's part of what Alan Derschowitz had to say: