Peck, Robert S(tephen)

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PECK, Robert S(tephen)

PECK, Robert S(tephen). American, b. 1953. Genres: Civil liberties/ Human rights. Career: Public Education Association, NYC, staff attorney and director of Educational Rights Project, 1978-82; American Bar Association, Washington, DC, staff director in Washington and in Chicago, IL, 1982- 89; U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC, judicial fellow, 1990-91; American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, DC, legislative counsel, 1991-. American University, adjunct lecturer, 1991-. Citizens Information Service of Illinois, director, 1985-87; Freedom to Read Foundation, member of board of trustees, 1985-90, 1992-; president, 1988-90. Consultant to U.S. Information Agency and National Governors Association. Publications: (with M. Manemann) Speaking and Writing Truth: Community Forums on the First Amendment, 1985; We the People: The Constitution in American Life, 1987; The Bill of Rights and the Politics of Interpretation, 1991; Libraries, the First Amendment and Cyberspace, 2000. EDITOR: (with C.J. White) Understanding the Law: A Handbook on Educating the Public, 1983; (with R.S. Pollock) The Blessings of Liberty: Bicentennial Lectures at the National Archives, 1986; To Govern a Changing Society: Constitutionalism and the Challenge of New Technology, 1990. Contributor to scholarly journals and popular magazines. Address: Association of Trial Lawyers, 1050 31st St. NW, ste 1000, Washington, DC 20007-4499, U.S.A.