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CARLINER, DAVID, lawyer; born Washington, DC, August 13, 1918; died 2007; son of
Lewis and Cassie (Brooks) Carliner.
Married Miriam Kalter, Jan. 24, 1944 (deceased, Aug. 9, 1994); children: Geoffrey Owen
and Deborah Joan. Office: 1150 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington DC 20036.
Student American University, 1935-36; University of Virginia, 1936-38. Student in law,
University of Virginia, 1938-40. L.L.B, National University, 1941. Bar: Va. 1940, D.C.
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, DC, 1984-2007
Lecturer, Foreign Service Institute, Department of State, USIA, Harvard University, 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
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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,
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,
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
Recipient, Oliver Wendell Holmes Award, 1966
Immigration Law Lifetime Achievement Award, Center for Human Rights and
Constitutional Law, 1994.