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Albert Armin Ehrenzweig

Albert Armin Ehrenzweig, Austrian educator. Member advising committee Commission International Rules Judicial Procedure. Guggenheim fellow, 1952; Member American, New York State bar associations, American Law Institute, International Association Insurance Law (honorary president since 1966).

Background

  • Ehrenzweig, Albert Armin was born on April 1, 1906 in Herzogenburg, Austria. Son of Albert and Emma (Bachrachova) Ehrenzweig.

  • Education

    • Doctor Jtr. Juris, U. Vienna (Austria), 1928. Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1941. Master of Laws, Columbia, 1942, Juris Scientiae Doctor, 1952.

      Honorary doctorate, U. Stockholm, 1969.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1939, naturalized, 1945. Clerk, assistant judge Austrian Court Justices, 1929-1938, judge, 1933-1938. Research assistant New York State Law Revision Committee, 1942-1944.

      Admitted to New York bar, 1945. Associate firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1944-1948. Walter Perry Johnson professor of law University of California at Berkeley Law School, since 1948.

      Honorary professor private international law U. Vienna, 1960-1974.

    Works

    • Author: Schuldhaftung, 1936. Negligence Without Fault, 1952. Full-Aid Insurance, 1954.

      Treatise on Conflict of Laws, 1962. Conflicts in a Nutshell, 3d edit., 1973. Private International Law, 2 vols., 1967, 73.

      Psychoanalytic Jurisprudence, 1971, German edit., 1973. Contributor numerous articles to professor journals Associate editor American Journal Comparative Law, 1954-1971, consultant, 1971-1974.

    Membership

    Member advising committee Commission International Rules Judicial Procedure. Guggenheim fellow, 1952. Member American, New York State bar associations, American Law Institute, International Association Insurance Law (honorary president since 1966).

    Connections

    • Married Erica Mitrofsky, April. Children: Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Albert Ehrenzweig
    • mother: Emma (Bachrachova) Ehrenzweig
    • spouse: Erica Mitrofsky
    • child: Elizabeth (Mrs Ehrenzweig
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    Born April 1, 1906
    Died June 4, 1974
    (aged 68)
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