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Joel Louis Selig

Joel Louis Selig, American lawyer, educator.

Background

  • Selig, Joel Louis was born on April 12, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Max and Ruth Horton (Berger) Selig.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1968.

    Career

    • Attorney Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston, 1969. Attorney, employment section, civil rights division Department Justice, Washington, 1969—1973, attorney, appellate section, 1977—1978, deputy chief, housing and credit section, 1978—1979, deputy chief, general litigation section, 1979—1982, senior trial attorney, federal enforcement section, 1982—1983. Director government employment discrimination project Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, 1973—1977.

      Visiting professor law University Wyoming College Law, Laramie, 1983—1984, professor law, since 1984, centennial distinguished professor of law, 1992—1995. Temporary recorder Supreme Court Wyoming Permanent Rules Advisory Committee, 1983—1984, reporter, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1968, United States District Court Massachusetts 1969, United States Supreme Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, District of Columbia 1976, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1976, United States District Court District of Columbia 1976, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Mildred Osterweis, October 6, 1968. Children: William Osterweis, Deborah Osterweis.
    • father: William Max Selig
    • mother: Ruth Horton (Berger) Selig
    • spouse: Ruth Mildred Osterweis
    • children: William Osterweis Selig
    • Deborah Osterweis Selig
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    Born April 12, 1944
    (age 73)
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