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David Samuel Weissbrodt, American law educator. Bar: California 1970, District of Columbia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, Minnesota 1975.

Background

Weissbrodt, David Samuel was born on October 13, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of I. S. and Selma (Mushkin) Weissbrodt.

Education

Columbia University (Bachelor of Arts). University of California Boalt Hall School of Law (Juris Doctor).

Career

Law clerk, California Supreme Court, San Francisco, 1969-1971;intern, International communications of Jurists, Geneva, Switzerland, 1972-1973;associate, Covington & Burling, Washington, 1973-1975;from associate professor to professor of law, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1975-1989;Briggs & Morgan professor of law, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1989. Co-director Human Rights Center University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Legal counsel Minnesota Advisers for Human Rights, Minneapolis, Center for Victims of Torture, Minneapolis.

Public member United States Delaware to United Nations Commision on Human Rights, 1993-1995.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1970, District of Columbia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, Minnesota 1975.

Works

Connections

Married Patricia Schaffer, June 13, 1970. Children: James, Bronwen.

father:
I. S. Weissbrodt

mother:
Selma (Mushkin) Weissbrodt

spouse:
Patricia Schaffer

child:
James Weissbrodt

child:
Bronwen Weissbrodt