Last updated on: 11/12/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Douglas Lee, JD Biography

Title:
Legal Correspondent at the First Amendment Center
Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“Fortunately for the First Amendment, the ACLU does not bow to public pressure when constitutional ideals are at stake.”

“Boy Scout Controversy Pits ACLU Against God, Mom, Apple Pie,” freedomforum.org, May 30, 1999

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
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:
  • Legal Correspondent, First Amendment Center, 1995-present
  • Partner, Ehrmann Gehlbach Badger & Lee, Dixon, IL
  • Associate, Baker & Hostetler, Washington, D.C.
Education:
  • JD, Northwestern University, 1987
  • BA, University of Illinois, 1984
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Hate Crime Laws Often Violate the Right to Free Speech?