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Name Greenberg, Jack
For other records of the same person, see:
* Jack Greenberg (Charlotte, NC)
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Attorney
Race
Gender M
Biographical
Jack Greenberg earned his degrees from Columbia University: an A.B. in 1945, and an LL.B. in 1948. He was Assistant Counsel from 1949 to 1961 for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and then, from 1961 to 1984, he succeeded Thurgood Marshall as Director Counsel. Greenberg was one of the ... read more
Jack Greenberg earned his degrees from Columbia University: an A.B. in 1945, and an LL.B. in 1948. He was Assistant Counsel from 1949 to 1961 for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and then, from 1961 to 1984, he succeeded Thurgood Marshall as Director Counsel. Greenberg was one of the attorneys who argued Brown v. Board of Education before the United States Supreme Court as co-counsel for the plaintiffs with Thurgood Marshall.

Since 1984 he has been on the faculty at Columbia University Law School. He was the dean of Columbia College from 1989-1993. He has helped found or served on the boards of a number of organizations: Founding member, Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund; Board member, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund; Board member, Human Rights Watch (1978-98); and Board member, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
compress summary

Case(s) EE-DC-0059 : Luevano v. Campbell
FH-CA-0004 : Conference of Federal Savings and Loans Ass'ns v. Stein
FH-CA-0005 : Trafficante v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co.
FH-DC-0002 : National Urban League v. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
JC-AL-0012 : Mobile County Jail Inmates v. Purvis
JC-AR-0001 : Hamilton v. Love
JC-MI-0001 : O'Bryan v. Saginaw County
JC-NY-0008 : Vazquez v. Gray
JC-NY-0016 : Shain v. Ellison
JC-TX-0003 : Taylor v. Sterrett
JI-AL-0002 : Crum v. State Training School for Girls
JI-AR-0002 : Bd. Of Managers of the Arkansas Training School for Boys v. George
JI-FL-0001 : Singleton v. Board of Commissioners
JI-MD-0002 : State Board of Public Welfare v. Myers
PC-CA-0023 : Toussaint v. McCarthy / Wright v. Enonmoto
PC-FL-0001 : Costello v. Wainwright
PC-MA-0012 : M.C.I. Concord Advisory Bd. V. Hall
PC-NC-0008 : Brooks v. Ward
PC-TX-0003 : Ruiz v. Estelle
SD-AL-0001 : U.S. v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed./Stout v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed.
SD-AR-0002 : McGhee v. Nashville Special School District No. 1
SD-CO-0001 : Keyes v. School District No. 1
SD-GA-0002 : Freeman v. Pitts
SD-GA-0007 : Hilson v. Averett
SD-KS-0001 : Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
SD-LA-0014 : Conley v. Lake Charles School Board, Calcasieu Parish School Board
SD-MS-0003 : Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education
SD-MS-0007 : Cowan and US v. Bolivar County Board of Education
SD-NC-0001 : Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Board of Education
SD-NC-0003 : Nesbitt v. Statesville City Board of Education
SD-NC-0007 : Boomer v. The Beaufort County Board of Education
SD-NC-0010 : Barrow v. The Washington City Board of Education
SD-NC-0011 : Prigden and North Carolina Teachers Association v. Weldon City Board of Education
SD-NC-0013 : Clayton v. Person County Board of Education
SD-SC-0003 : U.S. v. Calhoun County School District
SD-SC-0005 : Brunson v. Board of Trustees of Clarendon County
SD-TN-0004 : Hill v. Board of Education of Franklin County


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Web Resources Jack Greenberg
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