Ann Fagan Ginger

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Ann Fagan Ginger (born July 11, 1925) is an American lawyer, teacher, writer, and political activist. She is the founder[1] and the Executive Director Emerita of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute in Berkeley. CA.[2]

Ginger has been a visiting professor of law at Hastings, U. of Santa Clara, Puget Sound Law Schools and San Francisco State. She is the author of 22 books and many articles, and lectures widely. She is an expert in human rights law and peace law under the statutes and treaties of the United States and the United Nations, and has argued and won before the U.S. Supreme Court.[3] She was the Chair of the City of Berkeley Commission on Peace and Justice from 1986-1989 and Vice-Chair from 1989-1999.

Ann Fagan Ginger was the wife of historian and author Ray Ginger (1924 – 1975).

Partial list of books[edit]

  • Bill of Rights Citator 1955-1966 [1967]
  • Holdings of Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute and ACLU 1920-1966 [1967]
  • California Criminal Law Practice [vol. I, 1969]
  • The Relevant Lawyers;: Conversations out of court on their clients, their practice, their politics, their life style [1972]
  • Human Rights Case Finder, 1953—1969
  • The Law, the Supreme Court, and the People's Rights [1977]
  • Jury Selection in Civil and Criminal Trials [1984]
  • The National Lawyers Guild From Roosevelt through Reagan (ed.)
  • The Cold War Against Labor [1987]
  • Carol Weiss King: Human Rights Lawyer (1895-52) [1993] about mentor Carol Weiss King
  • Nuclear Weapons Are Illegal: The Historic Opinion of the World Court and How It Will Be Enforced [1998] Summary
  • Human Rights and Peace Law in the U.S. [2003]
  • Challenging U.S. Human Rights Violations since 9/11 [2005] Table of Contents
  • Landmark Cases Left Out Of Your Textbooks (ed.) [2006]
  • The Living Constitution (ed.) [2007]
  • Undoing The Bush-Cheney Legacy: A Tool Kit for Congress and Activists (ed.) [2008]
  • The U.N. Declaration of Human Rights Is the Law: A Guide to U.D.H.R. Articles in Treaties Ratified by the U.S. (ed.) [2009]


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