alan-DershowitzIt’s been thousands of years since the biblical story is said to have unfolded, but that didn’t stop ex-New York governor Eliot Spitzer from facing-off against famed defense attorney Alan Dershowitz in a mock trial surrounding Abraham’s near sacrifice of his son Isaac as recounted in the book of Genesis.  Spitzer, who served as Abraham’s prosecutor, argued that “the voice of God is no defense to criminal acts” in front of an audience of 1,300 at New York City’s Temple Emanu-El. Dershowitz, though, won the audience over in defending the Judeo-Christian figure, with federal district judge Alison J. Nathan presiding over the mock court battle. More