David Carliner

Born: August 13, 1918
Washington, D.C.

Died: September 9, 2007

Interviews conducted by
Charles Reischel, Esq.

David Carliner, Esq.

BIOGRAPHY – August 12, 1997

American University, 1935-36
University of Virginia, 1936-38
University of Virginia School of Law, 1938-40
National University, L.L.B. 1941

Bar: Va. 1940; D.C. 1946

Attorney. JAG Office, Army Department, Washington, DC, 1946
Washington Representative. New Council American Business, Washington, DC, 1946-48
Private Practice of Law, Washington, DC, 1948-50
Partner, Wasserman and Carliner, Washington, DC, 1950-67
Of Counsel, Chapman Duff and Lenzini, Washington, DC, 1968-74
Carliner and Gordon,Washington, DC, 1974-84
Carliner and Remes P.C., Washington, 1984-2007
Visiting Lecturer, Foreign Service Institute, Department of State, USIA, Harvard U., 1985.

Author, Rights of Aliens, 1977; co-author The Rights of Aliens and Refugees, 1990.

Member, National Board of Directors, ACLU, 1965-1983; General Counsel, ACLU, 1976-79; Chair, Board of Directors, ACLU of the National Capital Area, 1961-
Chair, International Human Rights Law Group, 1978-86
Co-Chair, Washington Home Rule Committee, 1966-70
Co-Chair, Committee for the D.C. Reorganization Plan, 1967-68
Chair, Washington Chapter and Member National Executive Council, American Jewish Committee, 1969-71
Member, National Advisory Council, Amnesty International, 1969 –
Member, Board of Directors, American Council for Nationalities Services, 1977-89
Trustee, International League for Human Rights
Trustee, Washington Institute, Values in Public Policy, 1984-88
Member, American Bar Association; Chair, Immigration and Nationality Committee of the Administrative Law Section, 1979-83; Member, Council of the Administrative Law Section, 1983-87
Brookings Institution Council,1995
Federal Bar Association, Chair, American Immigration and Naturalization, 1961-62
District of Columbia Bar, Vice Chair (opinions), Ethics Committee, 1974-76; Member, Board of Directors, 1980-83
Member, Virginia State Bar; American Law Institute; Association of Immigration, Nationality Lawyers
Cosmos Club (Washington)
Women’s National Democratic Club (Washington)

Recipient, Oliver Wendell Holmes Award, 1966
Immigration Law Lifetime Achievement Award, Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, 1994

Parents – Lewis and Cassie (Brooks)
Married Jan. 24, 1944 – Miriam Kalter (d. Aug. 9, 1994)
Children – Geoffrey Owen and Deborah Joan (m. Robert Remes)

Courtesy of the Carliner Family