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Jack Greenberg

Born: Dec 22, 1924

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Jack Greenberg

Date of Birth : Dec 22, 1924
Birth Place : New York City

Jack Greenberg to a Jewish family. is an American attorney and legal scholar. He was the Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund from 1961 to 1984, succeeding Thurgood Marshall. He was involved in numerous crucial cases, including Brown v. Board of Education. In all, he argued 40 civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has served as Dean of Columbia College and Vice Dean of Columbia Law School, and is currently the Alphonse Fletcher Jr. Professor of Law at Columbia University's Law School.


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