Appendix Two: Bruce Terris ResumeDawn Bellinger2019-03-18T02:17:12-04:00
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,-…… ,, Bruce J. Terris 1121 12th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 682-2100 Born: Detroit, Michigan Birthdate: August 3, 1933 Education: A.B. Summa Cum Laude Harvard (1954) Phi Beta Kappa Harvard (1957) Article Editor Harvard Law Review Honors: LLB. Magna Cum Laude Post Graduate Study Honorary Fellowship and Commencement Speaker Conservation Law Award Georgetown University Political Science University of Pennsylvania Law School 1977 National Wildlife Federation 1981 Professional Experience: 1957-1958 1958-1959 1959-1965 Attorney, Internal Security Division Appellate Section, U.S. Department of Justice Personal Assistant to Solicitor General, J. Lee Rankin, Department of Justice Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice Argued 16 Supreme Court cases on behalf of the government, including Wesberry v. Sanders (the Congressional redistricting case); Schneider v. Rusk and Kennedy v. Mendoza-Martinez (the constitutionality of two federal statutes relating to the expatriation of citizens) (subsequently argued an additional 4 Supreme Court cases) Wrote or extensively reviewed approximately 70 Supreme Court 1970 environment, health, and other problems and which had law students who came to the Center for five months and received a semester’s credit – personally represented the California farm workers union in a suit to prevent Mexican nationals from entering the United States to work in the fields, which was lost, 5-4, in the Supreme Court (Bustos v. Mitchell) – represented physicians at D.C. General Hospital and the District of Columbia chapter of the Medical Committee on Human Rights in legal actions to improve the care at the hospital; represented the American Public Health Association and the National Council of Senior Citizens in a suit which resulted in an order requiring the Federal Drug Administration to speed procedures to get several thousand ineffective drugs off the market; represented Ralph Nader in proceedings before the Federal Trade Commission – ran educational program Attorney, private practice, Washington, D.C. – became Terris & Sunderland in 1980, Terris, Edgecombe, Hecker & Wayne in 1986, Terris, Pravlik & Wagner in 1990, and Terris, Pravlik & Millian in 1998 – presently has 10 attorneys – principally engaged in public interest law, including environmental and employment cases Representative cases include: Sierra Club v. Fri, 412 U.S. 541 (1973), in which the Supreme Court held, by affirming the court of appeals, 4-4, that the Clean Air Act prevented significant deterioration of air quality in clean air areas – this decision resulted in Congressional legislation to protect the air quality of clean air areas Sierra Club v. Butz, 3 ELR 20071 (N.D. Cal. 1972), in which the court granted, under the National Environmental Policy Act, a preliminary injunction against the development of 50 million acres and ordered the Forest Service to prepare environmental impact statements before allowing development of roadless areas in national forests West Virginia Division of the Izaak Walton League of America v. Butz, 522 F.2d 945 ( 4th Cir. 1975), in which the court of appeals declared that the Forest Service practice of clearcutting in national forests violated the Organic Act of 1897 – this decision resulted in Congressional legislation regulating clearcutting Sierra Club v. Morton, 427 U.S. 390 (1976), in which the Supreme Court held that the National Environmental Policy Act required preparation of a regional environmental impact statement for subregions of the Northern Great Plains but not the entire area