Last updated on: 6/12/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Melvin Wulf, LLB Biography

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

National Legal Director of the ACLU from 1962-1977

May 2006

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:
  • Counsel, Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP
  • Partner, Clark, Wulf, Levine & Peratis law firm, 1978-1983
  • National Legal Director, ACLU, 1962-1977
  • Admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court, 1961
  • Admitted to practice before US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1960
  • Admitted to practice in New York, 1957
Education:
  • LLB, Columbia University, 1955
  • BS, Columbia University, 1952
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU Justified in Claiming That Limits on Political Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Compromise Free Speech?