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:
Senior Staff Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 1984-present
Staff, Mental Health Law Project, ACLU; then Director, Mental Patients' Rights Project, NYCLU, 1973-1984
Lead counsel in Reno v. ACLU, the ACLU's historic and successful challenge to federal Internet content regulations.
Key litigator in the landmark "Willowbrook" case (NYSARC v. Carey), which prompeted major changes in the care of mentally retarded people
Lead counsel in Brown v. Board of Education, III, a reopened case that forced a Kansas school district to honor the Supreme Court's mandate and desegregate the public schools