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John de J. "Jack" Pemberton, LLB Biography

Former Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"

Executive Director of the ACLU from 1962-1970

May 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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:
  • Former Professor Emeritus, University of San Francisco
  • Former Professor, Duke University School of Law
  • Former Professor, New York University School of Law
  • Regional Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), San Francisco, 1968-1994
  • Admitted to The State Bar of California, 1976
  • Acting General Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 1971-1972
  • Executive Director, ACLU, 1962-1970
  • Admitted to practice, 1949
  • Former Editor, Harvard Law Review
  • LLB, Harvard University, 1947
  • BA, Swarthmore College, 1940
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Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU Justified in Claiming That Limits on Political Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Compromise Free Speech?