Legal scholar and Harvard Law Professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said on a Sunday radio show that the suspension of Rudy Giuliani’s law license over election fraud claims did not represent equal justice and was “dangerous” to everyone.
“I mean, the most basic concept of due process is you don’t
deprive somebody of his living, of his freedom, of his ability to work without a hearing,” Dershowitz said, adding that the criteria used to do so to Giuliani was “vague” and could be true of most if not all lawyers.
And so, this is a first. … The atmosphere is such today that if you defended President Trump in any way, they’re out to get you. And they’re certainly out to get Rudy Giuliani,” he said.
“I think we’re seeing selective justice,” he continued. “When a prosecutor runs for office, like the attorney general of New York ran for office on the promise that she will get Donald Trump, is that equal justice? Or is that show me the man, and I’ll find you the crime?”
“You know, that’s what happens in banana republics. That’s what happens in tyrannical regimes,” Dershowitz said of the actions to disbar Giuliani and get Trump.
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