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Guide to the Norman Dorsen Papers TAM.251

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Creator: Dorsen, Norman
Title: Norman Dorsen Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1953-2006
Abstract: 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.
Quantity: 42.0 linear feet (42 boxes)
Location note: This collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu at least one week prior to research visit.
Call Phrase: TAM.251