Victor Rabinowitz Papers Bulk, 1955-1980 1918-2003, (Bulk 1955-1980)

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Victor Rabinowitz Papers, Bulk, 1955-1980, 1918-2003, (Bulk 1955-1980)

Victor Rabinowitz Papers Bulk, 1955-1980 1918-2003, (Bulk 1955-1980)

Victor Rabinowitz (1911- 2007) 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. Rabinowitz 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 leftist individuals and political organizations. He was an activist in the American Labor Party in the 1940s and was a candidate for office on the ALP ticket. The collection contains correspondence, appointment books, writings (including drafts of his memoir [1996]), political papers, legal records, and FOIA files. It also includes administrative files of the Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation. Unrepentant Leftist: A Lawyer’s Memoir NOTE: this collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for its use.

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