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Founded in 1981, the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy is a non-profit educational association of lawyers and legal scholars that engages in research and advocacy in support of the global elimination of nuclear weapons and a more just and peaceful world through respect for domestic and international law. LCNP serves as the UN office of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms. We:

  • Provide legal and policy analysis to national and international policymakers, civil society, and media
  • Publish books and papers
  • Advocate in UN and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty settings, and in Washington, DC
  • Work in disarmament and peace networks and campaigns
  • Provide legal assistance to individuals and organizations working for disarmament and peace.

    LNCP from left: Peter Weiss, Elizabeth Shafer, Charles J. Moxley Jr., Alyn Ware, Saul Mendlovitz and John Burroughs.


    Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy
    866 UN Plaza, Suite 4050
    New York, NY 10017-1830 USA

    Tel. (212) 818 1861
    Fax: (212) 818 1857

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Guy Quinlan

Saul Mendlovitz
Elizabeth Shafer

Charles J. Moxley, Jr.

Executive Director
John Burroughs

International Coordinator
Alyn Ware

Ian Anderson
Karima Bennoune
Robert Boehm (1914-2006)
Francis Boyle
W. Haywood Burns (1940-1996)
John Burroughs (ex officio)
Anne Marie Corominas
Merav Datan
Anabel Dwyer
William Epstein (1912-2001)
Richard Falk
Shirley Fingerhood (1923-2008)
Jonathan Granoff
James Ranney
Gail Rowan
Peter Weiss
, President Emeritus Burns Weston
Jules Zacher

Initial Co-president
Martin Popper (1909-1989)



Consultative Council

Edward Aguilar
Glenn Alcalay
Frank Askin
Richard Barnet (1929-2004)
Julia Bertram-Nothnagel
Carl David Birman
Susan Bitensky
Ian Brownlie (1932-2010)
Jacqueline Cabasso
Eugene J. Carroll Jr.(1924-2003)
Roger Clark
Maxwell Cohen (1910-1998)
Anthony D'Amato
Brian D'Agostino
Nicole Deller
Robert Drinan
Asjborn Eide
Jerome Elkind
John H.E. Fried (1905-1990)
Howard Friel
Ann Fagar Ginger
Peter Goldberger
Edward Gordon
Kevin Kennedy
David Krieger
Virginia Leary
Jules Lobel
Bert Lockwood
Sean McBride (1904-1988)
Stephen Marks
Howard N. Meyer
Elliott Meyrowitz
Toshiki Mogami
Ved Nanda
John B. Quigley
William Quigley
Marcus Raskin
Douglas Roche
Allan Rosas
Randy Rydell
Simeon Sahaydachny
Yoshikikazu Sakamoto
Sherle Schwenninger
Dinah Shelton
Ron Slye
Michael E. Tigar
Edith Tiger (1920-2003)


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