Last updated on: 8/6/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Charles Morgan, Jr., LLB Biography

Title:
Former National Legislative Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

National Legislative Director of the ACLU from 1972-1976

May 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Retired from law practice as counsel for Johnston Barton Proctor & Powell LLP
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Constitutional Law and Civil Rights, New York Law School, 1976-1977
  • National Legislative Director, ACLU, 1972-1976
  • Director and Founder, American Civil Liberties Union Southern Regional Office, Atlanta, 1964-1972
  • Recipient, First Annual Distinguished Public Service Award of the Young Lawyers Section, American Bar Association
Education:
  • LLB, University of Alabama, 1955
  • BS, Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama, 1953
Other:
  • Principal attorney in Reynold v. Sims, which established the “one-man, one-vote” principle
Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU Justified in Claiming That Limits on Political Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Compromise Free Speech?