Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: May 11, 1978

Department of Justice
Nomination of Philip B. Heymann To Be an Assistant Attorney General.
May 11, 1978

The President today announced that he will nominate Philip B. Heymann, of Belmont, Mass., to be an Assistant Attorney General. He would replace Benjamin Civiletti, who has been appointed Deputy Attorney General.

Heymann was born October 30, 1932, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1954 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1960. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1957.

From 1961 to 1965, Heymann was a trial attorney in the Office of the Solicitor General at the Justice Department. He was at the Bureau of Security andConsular Affairs at the State Department from 1965 to 1967, serving as Deputy Administrator, then Acting Administrator.

In 1967 Heymann was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Organizations, and from 1967 to 1969, he was executive assistant to the Under Secretary of State. During 1969 Heymann was with the Legal Aid Agency of the District of Columbia.

Since 1969 Heymann has been a professor of law at Harvard Law School. In the summers of 1973, 1974, and 1975, he was associate prosecutor and consultant to the Watergate Special Prosecution Force.

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "Department of Justice Nomination of Philip B. Heymann to Be an Assistant Attorney General.," Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303 894. Original Sources, accessed November 29, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQEZX2XNUUC5PGI.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "Department of Justice Nomination of Philip B. Heymann to Be an Assistant Attorney General." Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303, page 894. Original Sources. 29 Nov. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQEZX2XNUUC5PGI.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'Department of Justice Nomination of Philip B. Heymann to Be an Assistant Attorney General.' in Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303, pp.894. Original Sources, retrieved 29 November 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQEZX2XNUUC5PGI.