Storyteller: Shestack, Jerome
Interviewer: Houseman, Alan
Date of interview: 2002-08-08
Topics: American Bar Association (ABA) and LSC: Creation
Geo, US: PA
NEJL I.D.: NEJL-009.061
Georgetown status: Transcript yes and Video upon request
Link to NEJL page: http://hdl.handle.net/10822/711926
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Transcript link: Transcript
Transcript status: DeleteMeSoon
Consortium status: Gtn info copied
Abstract: The interview was conducted in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Shestack (1923-2011) was President of the American Bar Association (1997-1998); served as President of the International League for Human Rights for 20 years; U.S. Ambassador to the UN Commission on Human Rights under President Carter; was a founding member of The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights; and taught at Northwestern Law and University of Pennsylvania Law. Mr. Shestack graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and held an LLB from Harvard Law School.