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Lawyer

Abraham Richard Richstein, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1942, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1956, United States Court of Military Appeals, 1956,United States District Court South Dakot, New York, 1957, District of Columbia 1977. Decorated Bronze Star.; recipient Agency for International Development Superior Honor award, 1980, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Meritorious Honor award, 1983. Member American Society International Law.

Background

Richstein, Abraham Richard was born on April 18, 1919 in New York City. Son of Morris and Ida (Stupp) Richstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1939. Juris Doctor, Fordham University, 1942. Master of Laws in International Law, New York University, 1956.

Master of Science in International Affairs, George Washington University, 1966. Diploma, Command and General Staff College, 1958. Diploma, National War College, 1966.

Career

Enlisted as private, United States Army, 1942;advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army, 1966;served with Military Intelligence, United States 9th Army, United States Army, Europe, 1944;legal staff United States War Crimes Commission, United States Army, Germany, 1946;staff officer United Nations Command, (United States Army), Far East, 1951-1953;military law judge, (Headquarters First Army), 1954-1957;chief international affairs Office Judge Advisory, Headquarters United States Army Europe, United States Army, 1960-1963;chief plans office, Office Judge Advisory General, Washington, 1963-1964;Judge Advisory, Headquarters United States Army Combat Devels. Command, 1964-1966;retired, 1969;assistant general counsel, Agency for International Development, State Department, 1969-1981;general counsel, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Washington, 1981-1983. Member of faculty National War College, 1966-1968.

Adjunct Professor Defense Intelligence College, Washington, 1989-1991. Joint staff planner, policy and planning directorate Joint Chiefs Staff, Washington, 1968-1969.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1942, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1956, United States Court of Military Appeals, 1956, United States District Court South Dakota, New York, 1957, District of Columbia 1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Military Law and Law of War Review, 1960-1963, Federal Bar News Journal, 1988-1989. Book review editor: Fordham University Law Review, 1941-1942.

Membership

Member American Society International Law.

Connections

Married Rosalind Bauman. Children: Eric, Jonathan.

father:
Morris Richstein

mother:
Ida (Stupp) Richstein

spouse:
Rosalind Bauman

child:
Eric Richstein

child:
Jonathan Richstein