Peter Shalom Weisman
August 27, 1945 - May 06, 2017
Peter Shalom Weisman was born on August 27th, 1945 to Joseph and Irene Weisman in Tel Aviv. Peter spent his childhood on the beaches with his father, who was a lifeguard teaching a generation of post-WWII Israelis how to swim. Peter emigrated to the United States with his mother when he was thirteen. Although he was held back in the sixth grade due to English being a new language, he went on to graduate from City College of New York, Univ. Penn., Georgetown and become a Law Professor.
He practiced public criminal defense, advocating for constitutional limits on what he called Nixon’s war on truth. He advocated for civil rights, women’s rights, and Constitutional issues. He helped countless citizens get the support and resources they needed so that . . .