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Barbara Allen Babcock, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Maryland 1963, District of Columbia 1964. Recipient John Bingham Hurlbut Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University, 1981, 1986, 1998, 2004, Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, American Bar Association, 1999.


Babcock, Barbara Allen was born on July 6, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Henry Allen and Doris Lenore (Moses) Babcock.


Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1963. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University San Diego, 1983.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), U Puget Sound, 1988.


Bar: Maryland. 1963, District of Columbia 1964, Juris Doctor (honorary), University San Diego 1983, U. Puget Sound, 1988. Law clerk United States Court Appeals District of Columbia, 1963. Associate Edward Bennett Williams, 1964-1966.

Staff attorney Legal Aid Agency, Washington, 1966-1968. Director Public Defender Svc. (formerly Legal Aid Agency), 1968-1972.

Associate professor Stanford University, 1972-1977, professor, 1977^. Assistant.atty. general unites states department Justice, 1977-1979. Ernest W. McFarland Professor Law, 1986-1997.

Judge John Crown Professor of Law, 1997^.


Married Thomas C. Grey, August 19, 1979.