Albert Morris Bendich (June 18, 1929 – January 5, 2015) was a civil rights attorney, noted for his roles in defending poet Allen Ginsberg and comedian Lenny Bruce against obscenity charges. Bendich was the ACLU of Northern California’s staff counsel from 1957-1960 and counsel to Saul Zaentz. He was born in New York City. Bendich died after an apparent heart attack in 2015.

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  • Albert Morris Bendich (June 18, 1929 – January 5, 2015) was a civil rights attorney, noted for his roles in defending poet Allen Ginsberg and comedian Lenny Bruce against obscenity charges. Bendich was the ACLU of Northern California’s staff counsel from 1957-1960 and counsel to Saul Zaentz. A quote from his brief during the Howl prosecution: "Would there be any freedom of the press or speech if one must reduce his vocabulary to vapid and innocuous euphemisms? An author should be real in treating his subject and be allowed to express his thoughts and ideas in his own words. – Al Bendich (brief in People v. Ferlinghetti, 1957) He was born in New York City. Bendich died after an apparent heart attack in 2015. (en)
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  • Albert Morris Bendich (June 18, 1929 – January 5, 2015) was a civil rights attorney, noted for his roles in defending poet Allen Ginsberg and comedian Lenny Bruce against obscenity charges. Bendich was the ACLU of Northern California’s staff counsel from 1957-1960 and counsel to Saul Zaentz. He was born in New York City. Bendich died after an apparent heart attack in 2015. (en)
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