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Albert Armin Ehrenzweig

educator

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