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

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.


    Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy
    220 E. 49th St., Suite 1B
    New York, NY 10017 USA

    Tel. (212) 818 1861

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Guy Quinlan

Saul Mendlovitz

Jutta Bertram-Nothnagel

Charles J. Moxley, Jr.

Executive Director
Ariana Smith

Senior Analyst
John Burroughs

Danielle Samler

Alyn Ware

Ian Anderson
Karima Bennoune
Robert Boehm (1914-2006)
Francis Boyle
Haywood Burns (1940-1996)
John Burroughs (ex officio)
Anne Marie Corominas
Anabel Dwyer
William Epstein (1912-2001)
Richard Falk
Shirley Fingerhood (1923-2008)
Jonathan Granoff
Todd Pierce
James Ranney
Gail Rowan
Elizabeth Shafer
Seth Shelden
Peter Weiss, President Emeritus
Burns Weston (1933-2015)
Jules Zacher

Initial Co-President
Martin Popper (1909-1989)

Consultative Council
Edward Aguilar
Glenn Alcalay
Frank Askin
Richard Barnet (1929-2004)
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 (1931-2018)
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 (1926-2009)
Jules Lobel
Bert Lockwood
Sean MacBride (1904-1988)
Stephen Marks
Howard N. Meyer (1915-2012)
Elliott Meyrowitz
Toshiki Mogami
Ved Nanda
John B. Quigley
William Quigley
Marcus Raskin (1934-2017)
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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