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  1. A. P. Tureaud

    A. P. Tureaud

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    American lawyer

  2. Alan Isaacman

    Alan Isaacman

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    American lawyer

  3. Albert Blaustein

    Albert Blaustein

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    Albert Paul Blaustein (October 12, 1921 — 1994) was an American Civil Rights and human rights lawyer and expert constitutional consultant who helped draft the Fijian and Liberian constitutions, as well as being called in as a consultant for the constitutions of for Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Peru. To a lesser extent, he was involved in the constitutions of Poland, South Africa, Hungary, Romania, Niger, Uganda and Trinidad and Tobago. He was the editor of the 20-volume encyclopaedia Constitutions of the Countries of the World.


  4. Ann C. Scales

    Ann C. Scales

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    American, Philosopher

  5. Anna Langford

    Anna Langford

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    Anna Langford (1917 – September 17, 2008) was an American politician and lawyer who served on the Chicago City Council in Chicago, Illinois. Langford became the first African American woman elected to the Chicago City Council in 1971. She ultimately served three nonconsecutive terms on the council.


  6. Arjun Singh Sethi

    Arjun Singh Sethi

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    Arjun Singh Sethi (born in 1981) is an Indian American civil and political rights writer and lawyer. He is also a legislative counsel/policy advisor with the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) in Washington, D.C., where he advocates on human rights issues, including ratification and implementation of international treaties.


  7. Arthur Kinoy

    Arthur Kinoy

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    Arthur Kinoy (September 20, 1920 – September 19, 2003), was an attorney and progressive civil rights leader who became a professor of law at the Rutgers School of Law–Newark. He was one of the founders of the Center for Constitutional Rights and successfully argued before the Supreme Court of the United States.


  8. Arthur Lazarus, Jr.

    Arthur Lazarus, Jr.

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    Lawyer

  9. Arthur Shores

    Arthur Shores

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    American lawyer

  10. Artur Davis

    Artur Davis

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    American politician

  11. Aryeh Neier

    Aryeh Neier

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    Aryeh Neier (born 1937) is an American human rights activist who served as the president of George Soros’s Open Society Institute philanthropy network from 1993 to 2012, and had earlier been Executive Director of Human Rights Watch and National Director of the American Civil Liberties Union.


  12. Barack Obama

    Barack Obama

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    American politician, 44th President of the United States

  13. Bernard Segal

    Bernard Segal

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    American lawyer and civil rights activist

  14. Bill Lann Lee

    Bill Lann Lee

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    civil rights lawyer

  15. Bruce Winick

    Bruce Winick

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    American civil rights lawyer

  16. Burke Marshall

    Burke Marshall

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    Burke Marshall (October 1, 1922 – June 2, 2003) was an American lawyer and the head of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice during the Civil Rights Era.


  17. Burton Joseph

    Burton Joseph

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    Burton Allen Joseph (May 30, 1930 – March 31, 2010) was an American civil rights attorney. He represented clients in free speech cases, and represented the American Library Association in its suit that ultimately found the Communications Decency Act unconstitutional. He pushed the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois to represent the National Socialist Party of America, an offshoot of the American Nazi Party, in its desire to march in Skokie, Illinois. That case resulted in National Socialist Party of America v. Village of Skokie, 432 U.S. 43 (1977), a Supreme Court opinion that determined the Party had the right to march.


  18. Carlos Cadena

    Carlos Cadena

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    American judge

  19. Catherine Roraback

    Catherine Roraback

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    Catherine Gertrude Roraback (September 17, 1920 – October 17, 2007) was a civil rights attorney in Connecticut, best known for representing Estelle Griswold and Dr. C. Lee Buxton in the famous 1965 Supreme Court case, Griswold v. Connecticut, which legalized the use of birth control in Connecticut and created the precedent of the right to privacy. She is also known for such cases as the New Haven Black Panther trials of 1971, in which she defended Black Panther member Ericka Huggins after she was accused of murder. Roraback dealt with issues such as women's rights and racial discrimination and lived her life to defend the rights of the "dissenters and the dispossessed".


  20. Cecil B. Moore

    Cecil B. Moore

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    Cecil Bassett Moore (April 2, 1915 – February 13, 1979) was a Philadelphia lawyer, civil rights activist who led the fight to integrate Girard College, president of the local NAACP, and member of Philadelphia's City Council.


  21. Charles Garry

    Charles Garry

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    Charles R. Garry (March 17, 1909 – August 16, 1991) was an American civil rights attorney who represented a number of high-profile clients in political cases during the 1960s and 1970s, including representing the Peoples Temple in Jonestown during the 1978 tragedy that occurred at that location.


  22. Charles H. Tuttle

    Charles H. Tuttle

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    activist, lawyer and politician

  23. Charles Hamilton Houston

    Charles Hamilton Houston

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    Charles Hamilton Houston (September 3, 1895 – April 22, 1950) was a prominent African-American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School, and NAACP Litigation Director who played a significant role in dismantling the Jim Crow laws, which earned him the title "The Man Who Killed Jim Crow". He is also well known for having trained future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.


  24. Charles Morgan, Jr.

    Charles Morgan, Jr.

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    American civil rights attorney

  25. Clifford Durr

    Clifford Durr

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    Lawyer

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