ACLU Interviews

Askin, Frank

Description: Frank Askin was born in Baltimore in 1932.  Askin joined the Rutgers Newark Law School faculty in 1966.  He originally got involved in American Civil Liberties Union through the New Jersey affiliate as part of legal response to Newark riots. He was later elected to National Board amid Dr. Spock case controversy.  In 1970, Frank Askin founded the Constitutional Litigation Clinic in 1970.