Garbus, Martin

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GARBUS, Martin

GARBUS, Martin. American, b. 1934. Genres: Law. Career: Admitted to the Bar of New York State, 1960, and the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1962. General counsel to Committee to Abolish Capital Punishment, 1964; Columbia University, New York City, director of Center on Social Welfare Policy and Law, 1968; associate director of American Civil Liberties Union, 1969; Yale University, New Haven, CT, lecturer in law, 1974; Frankfurt, Garbus, Klein & Selz, NYC, law partner, 1977-2003; Davis and Gilbert LLP, NYC, law partner, 2003-. General counsel to Viking Press and Grove Press. Publications: Ready for the Defense, 1970; Traitors and Heroes: A Lawyer's Memoir, 1987; Tough Talk 1998; Courting Disaster, 2002. Address: Davis and Gilbert LLP, 1740 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.