Rabinowitz, Victor ca. 20. Jh.

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Victor Rabinowitz (1911- ) had a long and distinguished career as an attorney specializing in civil liberties cases, international law, labor law and U.S. constitutional law. He was a partner in the firm of Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard and Krinsky and argued cases at many levels in New York City and New York, as well as appearing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the U. S. Supreme Court. He represented Alger Hiss in his efforts to obtain government documents relevant to re-opening his case. He also represented the governments of Cuba and Chile in U.S. courts, and appeared on behalf on many labor unions and leftists individuals and political organizations. He was also an activist in the American Labor Party in 1940s. The collection contains correspondence, appointment books, writings (including drafts of his memoir Unrepentant Leftist: A Lawyers Memoir [1996]), political papers, legal records, and administrative files of the Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation.

From the description of Victor Rabinowitz papers, 1918-2003 (bulk 1955-1980). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 475068939

Lawyer; interviewee b.1911.

From the description of Reminiscences of Victor Rabinowitz : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723235

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Alger Hiss family. person
associatedWith Boudin, Leonard, 1912- person
associatedWith Emergency Civil Liberties Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Hiss, Alger. person
associatedWith Hogan, Lenore B., person
associatedWith Humboldt, Charles, 1910-1964. person
associatedWith Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith National Lawyers Guild. corporateBody
associatedWith Nelson, Steve, 1903- person
associatedWith Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman. corporateBody
associatedWith Rabinowitz, Joni. person
associatedWith Rabinowitz, Louis M. (Louis Mayer), 1887-1957. person
associatedWith Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Labor unions and communism
Constitutional law
Internal security
Practice of law
International law
Civil rights
Labor laws and legislation


Birth 1900


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