Corey Takes on Harvard Professor; Alan Dershowitz Says State Attorney Called Law School Dean to Complain

By Broward, Charles | The Florida Times Union, June 7, 2012 | Go to article overview

Corey Takes on Harvard Professor; Alan Dershowitz Says State Attorney Called Law School Dean to Complain


Broward, Charles, The Florida Times Union


Byline: Charles Broward

State Attorney Angela Corey is no stranger to taking fire. And she also is no stranger to responding to it.

According to Harvard University law professor and famed legal commentator Alan Dershowitz, the Jacksonville prosecutor recently called the college's law school dean to complain about his criticism of her methods in charging George Zimmerman in the Sanford shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Dershowitz gave his perspective Tuesday in an article on Newsmax.com of what he called Corey's "40-minute rant" last week that she could sue the college for his comments. Dershowitz said Corey insisted that because he is a professor there, she could sue the school for libel and slander. The institution's stance was that the professor has a right to his opinion as a "matter of academic freedom."

Corey declined to comment Wednesday.

Dershowitz recently criticized Corey on Fox News' "Huckabee" for omitting Zimmerman's injuries in the charging affidavit against the neighborhood watch captain. He said Corey may have even "laundered" information in order to have the police officer submit a probable cause affidavit. He said her actions should be investigated.

In a phone interview with the Times-Union, Dershowitz said Corey gave "half-truths" in submitting an affidavit that said there was a struggle without disclosing evidence that Zimmerman had been injured.

"You can't do that," Dershowitz said. "You can't purport to describe the events and then leave things out."

Dershowitz further criticized Corey for what he called overcharging defendants and bullying those who speak out against her. …

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