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Norman Dorsen, LLD Biography

Former President of the ACLU
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"

President of the ACLU from 1976-1991

May 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founding President, US Association of Constitutional Law, an affiliate of the International Association of Constitutional Law, 1996-present
  • Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law and Counselor to the President of New York University School of Law, 1991-present
  • Chairman, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, 1996-2000
  • President, ACLU, 1976-1991
  • Law Professor, New York University School of Law, 1961-1991
  • General Counsel, ACLU, 1969-1976
  • Founding President, Society of American Law Teachers, 1973
  • Attorney, Dewey Ballantine law firm, New York City
  • Law Clerk, for the US Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan
  • LLD, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1992
  • LLD, Ripon College, 1981
  • LLB, Harvard University, 1953
  • BA, Columbia University, 1950
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Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU Justified in Claiming That Limits on Political Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Compromise Free Speech?