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Jean Camper Cahn, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1961, District of Columbia 1963, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964. Recipient Jefferson award, 1969, 70, 71, 76, Bronze award Information Film Producers American, 1979, Chris plaque 27th Annual Columbus Film Festival, 1979, Key to City, New Orleans, 1968; Minna Shaughnessy fellow, 1981-1982.


Cahn, Jean Camper was born on May 26, 1935 in Baltimore. Daughter of John Emory Touissant and Florine (Thompson) Cahn.


Bachelor cum laude, Swarthmore College, 1957. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1961.


Associate general counsel New Haven Redevelopment Agency, 1961-1963. International attorney Office Legal Advisory Department of State, Washington, 1963-1965, international attorney Office Economic Opportunity, 1964-1965. Private practice District of Columbia, 1965-1968.

Co-founder, co-dean, professor Antioch School Law, Washington, 1971-1980. Of counsel Fernandez, Caubi, Fernandez, Aguilar, Cancio and Berenguer, Miami, Florida, from 1986. Board directors, founder Urban Law Institute, National Legal Service Program.

Adjunct professor Howard University, 1965-1968. Visiting professor George Washington University, 1968-1971. Distinguished visiting professor Middlebury College, 1984, London School of Economics.

Lecturer Yale Law School, 1962-1963. Consultant in field.


Member American Bar Association, National Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, National Legal Aid and Defenders Association, National Association Black Women Attorneys, Sigma Gamma Rho.


Married Edgar S. Cahn, 1957. Children: Jonathan Daniel, Reuben Camper.