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Professor Burt Neuborne

New York University School of Law
Norman Dorsen Professor of Civil Liberties
Founding Legal Director, Brennan Center of Justice
New York, NY, USA


Burt Neuborne is one of the nation’s foremost civil liberties lawyers, teachers, and scholars. He is the founding legal director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Neuborne has served as national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, special counsel to the National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund, and member of the New York City Human Rights Commission. He challenged the constitutionality of the Vietnam War, worked on the Pentagon Papers case, worked with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg when she headed the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, and anchored the ACLU’s legal program during the Reagan years. At the Brennan Center, he has concentrated on campaign finance reform and efforts to reform the democratic process. In recent years, Neuborne has served as principal counsel in cases that have resulted in the payment of $7.5 billion to Holocaust victims. He has received the University-wide Distinguished Teaching Award and been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among his best-known scholarly works is the two-volume Political and Civil Rights in the United States, which he co-authored with NYU colleagues Norman Dorsen and Sylvia Law, and Paul Bender. In 1996, Neuborne appeared as Jerry Falwell’s lawyer in the Milos Forman movie The People vs. Larry Flynt. His new book, “Madison’s Music:” On Reading the First Amendment, was published in 2015 by The New Press.
Professor Burt Neuborne is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Freedom of Speech, Voting Rights, and Religion - 18th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2015 Term, Monday, August 15, 2016
Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Three Big Issues: Abortion, Affirmative Action, and Presidential Power Over Immigration - 18th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2015 Term, Monday, August 15, 2016
Overview of the Supreme Court October 2015 Term - 18th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2015 Term, Monday, August 15, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Overview of the Supreme Court October 2015 Term - Overview of the Supreme Court October 2015 Term, Monday, August 15, 2016
Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Freedom of Speech, Voting Rights, and Religion - Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Freedom of Speech, Voting Rights, and Religion, Monday, August 15, 2016
Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Three Big Issues: Abortion, Affirmative Action, and Presidential Power Over Immigration - Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Three Big Issues: Abortion, Affirmative Action, and Presidential Power Over Immigration, Monday, August 15, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Overview of the Supreme Court October 2015 Term - Overview of the Supreme Court October 2015 Term, Monday, August 15, 2016
Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Freedom of Speech, Voting Rights, and Religion - Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Freedom of Speech, Voting Rights, and Religion, Monday, August 15, 2016
Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Three Big Issues: Abortion, Affirmative Action, and Presidential Power Over Immigration - Supreme Court October 2015 Term: Three Big Issues: Abortion, Affirmative Action, and Presidential Power Over Immigration, Monday, August 15, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 18th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2015 Term, Wednesday, August 17, 2016, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono 19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web 19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, New Orleans, LA
19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, Boston, MA
19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, Cleveland, OH
19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, New Brunswick , NJ
19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, Atlanta, GA
19th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2016 Term, Thursday, August 10, 2017, Columbus, OH
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