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educator , lawyer , university dean

Betsy Levin, American Lawyer, educator, university dean Bar: District of Columbia 1967, Colorado 1982. White House fellow, 1967-1968. Board of directors National Institute for Dispute Resolution, Access Group, Inc. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American Bar Association, National Association Women Judges (program committee 1985-1992), American Law Institute (county), Order of Coif. F C.

Background

Levin, Betsy was born on December 25, 1935 in Baltimore. Daughter of M. Jastrow and Alexandra (Lee) Levin.

Education

AB, Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) College, 1956;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1966.

Career

Research geologist, United States Geological Survey, Washington, 1956-1963;law clerk to judge, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), Baltimore, 1966-1967;special assistant to the United States Amb. to United Nations, Arthur J. Goldberg, New York City, 1967-1968;director education studies, Urban Institute, Washington, 1968-1973;professor of law, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1973-1980;general counsel, unites states department Education, Washington, 1980-1981;dean, professor of law, University Colorado, Boulder, 1981-1987;executive vice president, Association American Law Schools, Washington, 1987-1992;Arch T. Allen visiting distinguished professor of law, University North Carolina School Law, Chapel Hill, 1993;visiting professor law, American U. Washington College Law, 1994;visiting professor law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, 1994;distinguished visiting professor school law, University Baltimore, 1995-1996;visiting professor law, Howard U. School Law, Washington, since 1996. Member National Council Ednl. Research, 1978-1979; member civil rights reviewing authority Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979-1980.

Board directors Access Group, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1967, Colorado 1982.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Educational Policy and the Law, second edition, 1982, 3d edition, 1991. Editor: Future Directions for School Finance Reform, 1975. Co-editor: The Courts, Social Science and School Desegregation, 1977, School Desegregation: Lessons of the First 25 Years, 1979.

Membership

Board of directors National Institute for Dispute Resolution, Access Group, Inc. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, National Association Women Judges (program committee 1985-1992), American Law Institute (county), Order of Coif. F C.

Connections

father:
M. Jastrow Levin

mother:
Alexandra (Lee) Levin