Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
"Indeed, primarily because the Ku Klux Klan and similar clients are so bad, the ACLU gets to feel romantic and virtuous; and the rest of us, who despise racism and bigotry, are seen as benighted fools because we do not understand how the First Amendment really works... Sometimes, defending Nazis is simply defending Nazis."
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:
Professor of Law, Seattle University
University Distinguished Professor of Law and Derrick Bell Fellow, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Series Co-Editor, Everyday Law, Paradigm Publishers
Series Co-Editor, Critical America, NYU Press
Recipient, Six Gustavus Myers Awards for Outstanding Book on Human Rights in North America
Recipient, American Library Association's Outstanding Academic Book
Recipient, Pulitzer Price nomination
AB, Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Washington