When asked by CNN’s Anderson Cooper on “Anderson Cooper 360” on Monday whether he was wrong back then, Dershowitz replied, “I was saying that I am much more correct right now having done all the research, because that’s the issue.”

“I didn’t do research back then, I relied on what professors said … because that issue was not presented in the Clinton impeachment,” Dershowitz said. “Everybody knew that he was charged with a crime, the issue is whether it was a hard crime. Now the issue is whether a crime or criminal-like behavior is required.”

He continued, “I’ve done the research now — I wasn’t wrong (at the time), I am just far more correct now than I was then. I said you didn’t need a technical crime back then. I still don’t think you need a technical crime.”