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Guide to the Norman Dorsen Papers
||Norman Dorsen Papers
||Norman Dorsen (1930- ) is a prominent American civil liberties advocate, professor
and lawyer. He is best known for his tenure as president of the American Civil Liberties
Union (ACLU) between 1976 and 1991. As director of the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil
Liberties Program at the New York University School of Law since 1961, Dorsen has
participated in a large number of important civil liberties cases, including many
in the U.S. Supreme Court. He has likewise been an active participant in debates over
civil liberties issues in the press and other venues. The Norman Dorsen Papers consist
of materials from Dorsen’s legal, political, and scholarly work on a wide variety
of civil liberties issues.
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