These include President Donald Trump.
The threats include job loss, career derailment and disbarment.
Dershowitz says the the 65 Project leads this assault on justice.
“I wrote an op-ed offering to defend pro bono any lawyers that The 65 Project goes after. So The 65 Project immediately went after me . . .,” Dershowitz says.
He says a prosecutor in Trump’s criminalized record-keeping dispute reportedly implied to Stanley Woodard, the the highly regarded attorney for co-defendant Waltine Nauta, that Woodard’s application for judgeship may be negatively affected if he persists in defending Nauta and could not get Nauta to turn on Trump.
An evil time is a time for courage. This means it’s a time for journalists and lawyers and teachers and business-owners to risk their careers. It means it’s a time for the people to speak up and be angry.
One cannot countenance a nation that embraces arbitrary justice or child mutilation or forever war.
One cannot accept a land where the truth is call lies and vice versa.
Yeah, it’s a time to be angry.
Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon
For the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who
That it’s namin’.
For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin’.
There are more people standing up than one might realize if all one watches is the mouthpiece news.
Some lawyers who are taking risk in standing up the the establishment include Tom Carroll, Andy Teitelman, Carmela Ciliberti and Deborah Silver.
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