Alan M. Dershowitz was only 25 when he joined the Harvard Law School faculty in 1964, and three years later he became the youngest full professor in the law school’s history.
Now, 50 years later, the internationally known scholar and high-profile defense and civil liberties lawyer plans to step down at the end of next week. No one, including Dershowitz, seems to think that the word retiring accurately describes his future.
“Yea, I’m really retiring,” he said with a laugh. “My retirement consists of reducing my schedule down to only about 10 things at any given time.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.