Dorsen, Norman

Dorsen, Norman

(1930–  ) lawyer, professor; born in New York City. Briefly in private practice (1958–60), he was president of the American Civil Liberties Union (1976–91) and a professor at New York University law school (1961). His many books include Our Endangered Rights (1984) and The Evolving Constitution (1987).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.