Alan Dershowitz claims the FBI will hear "perjury committed" at his Jeffrey Epstein defamation trial—but seems less sure whether he or accuser Virginia Giuffre will be responsible.
"The three justices that President Trump appointed, his three justices, voted not to hear the case. I think it's a message to him and his team that you can't count on the judiciary, you can't count on the courts," said attorney Alan Dershowitz.
The famed lawyer has claimed that the news network sought to to falsely paint him as "a constitutional scholar and intellectual who had lost his mind."
A famous Harvard legal titan denied Epstein got special treatment because of any ties to CIA or Israel's Mossad.
Epstein had a "reasonable chance" of acquittal and was "foolish to hang himself," says Alan Dershowitz, his former lawyer.
"First, the Court sees no reason for that correspondence to remain under seal," wrote federal judge Loretta Preska on Monday.
"People don't watch the series for factual information about Professor Dershowitz or anyone else," said ViacomCBS Executive Vice President Jonathan Anschell.
The Harvard emeritus law professor is named several times in unsealed documents, with accusations he was linked to trafficking carried out by Jeffrey Epstein.
Senior U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska ruled Wednesday that Giuffre's lawyers had come into possession of the documents improperly and ordered them to be destroyed.
"On Election Day, as a citizen I will allow that to enter into my decision who to vote for," the legal scholar told Fox News Sunday.
"The last 24 hours were pivotal, for all intents and purposes this impeachment process is over," Ted Cruz told Fox News.
John Dean, a member of former President Richard Nixon's White House Counsel said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's lawyer Alan Dershowitz "unimpeached Richard Nixon" with his most recent arguments defending Trump.
Neal Katyal, who served as the Acting Solicitor General, said that Dershowitz's defense of President Trump could set a dangerous precedence for future presidents.
Attorney Alan Dershowitz said his comments made during the Senate trial had been distorted by the media.
The Trump defense attorney argued that, even if the president withheld aid from Ukraine to push for political probes, it's not impeachable because it's in the quest for reelection and is, therefore, in the public interest.
"You know, you have to go back in history," Dershowitz said on The View. "Impeachment doesn't change since the time of the Constitution."
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin argued with member of President Donald Trump's defense team Alan Dershowitz over the meaning of the phrase, "abuse of power," and whether the president can be impeached for it. Dershowitz called the definition of the term "vague and open-ended."
Former House Republican Conference policy director Evan McMullin criticized Alan Dershowitz's defense during Monday's hearing.
Dershowitz argued that even if Trump did what people accuse him of doing, it didn't rise to the level of an impeachable offense.
"In neither of these cases is there any mention of breaking a specific criminal statute," Chris Wallace explained.
"Look who it is, Jeffrey Epstein," Jon Lovitz's Dershowitz proclaims before asking why the recently-deceased billionaire was in hell. "Ah, just hangin'," Driver's Epstein replies.
President Donald Trump is not charged in either of the articles of impeachment with violating a criminal statute, although he is accused of unlawful conduct.
House impeachment managers use Republicans' words from the past to dispel the notion that a president cannot be impeached for acts that do not amount to crimes.
Legal expert Alan Dershowitz retracted remarks from 1998 saying that impeachment does not require a crime, insisting that his current defense of President Donald Trump is "correct today."
"I can't imagine another president at any time having to select a team that would be associated with a pedophile," Joe Scarborough said.
The presidents lawyers argued that House Democrats had carried out "a dangerous perversion of the Constitution that the Senate should swiftly and roundly condemn."
The Harvard Law emeritus professor told "Larry King Live" impeachment was like a "non-violent revolution" and the "most dramatic act of undoing democracy."
"They are not articles of impeachment. The articles of impeachment are two non-criminal actions," the retired Harvard law professor argued.