Giuliani’s Law License Suspension Is Unconstitutional: Alan DershowitzEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz argued that the recent decision to suspend former Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s law license is flawed and unconstitutional. “The courts have long held that a lawyer is not entitled to the full protection of the First Amendment for statements made in court. That may be understandable because a lawyer has a special obligation to be candid with judges and jurors,” he wrote in an opinion article published Monday, days after the New York state Supreme Court suspended Giuliani’s law license over statements he made following the 2020 election. Dershowitz, however, said he’s not aware of any compelling arguments for denying anyone, including a lawyer, of the First Amendment’s protection “when he or she participates in the marketplace of ideas on television, podcasts, or other media, even when representing a client.” “Any statements made in such a public context can be rebutted in the marketplace of …Read More

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