Alan Dershowitz v. ‘The Good Fight’: ‘Shyster Is a Cheap Shot’

Alan Dershowitz, the outspoken former lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein, is threatening to sue ViacomCBS over an episode of “The Good Fight” that centered on his client, the late billionaire and convicted sex offender.Variety reported that Dershowitz, who served on Epstein’s legal team and helped ensure that Epstein only spent 18 months in prison via a plea deal in 2008, took issue with a recently aired Season 4 episode of the CBS All Access legal drama, in which fictional characters referred to Dershowitz several times, including calling him a “shyster.”On July 17, Dershowitz’s lawyers sent CBS and several individuals connected to “The Good Fight” a letter demanding the streaming service remove the episode’s Dershowitz-centered content, desist from airing other allegedly defamatory content in the future, and to issue a public apology to Dershowitz.

ViacomCBS declined the request in a letter on Friday.“If we understand your letter correctly, you are

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