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Daniel P. Sheehan

Daniel Sheehan is a 1967 Honors graduate of Harvard College in the field of American Government and International Law where he studied under Dr. Henry Kissinger and others. He was Harvard College's Nominee for the Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University in 1967. In 1970, he graduated from Harvard School of Law, having written his Honors Thesis in the field of Constitutional Law.

Sheehan is the former Editor of The Harvard Civil Rights Law Review at Harvard Law School and the former Director of the Nigerian-Biafran Relief Commission in Africa. He was Co-Counsel to The New York Times in The Pentagon Papers Case against the Richard Nixon Administration. Former General Counsel to the United States Native American Rights Committee of the National Office of the American Civil Liberties Union and amicus curiae Counsel to the American Indian Movement at The Wounded Knee Trials in South Dakota. He served as Chief Tribal Counsel to the National Office of the American Civil Liberties Union in New York City for the Ten Rocky Mountain States.

Mr. Sheehan is the former Chief Legal Counsel to the United States Jesuit Headquarters' National Office of Social Ministry in Washington, D.C.; Chief Counsel on Karen Silkwood v. The Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation; Chief Counsel on The Iran/Contra Civil Case against the Reagan/Bush Administration; Chief Counsel in the Three Mile Island Litigation in Pennsylvania; Special Counsel to the Office of Attorney F. Lee Bailey in the Watergate Burglary Case.

From 1973 to 1975, Attorney Sheehan studied for his Masters of Divinity Degree and his Ph.D. in Christian Social Ethics at Harvard Divinity School under Dr. Ralph potter, the Chairman of the Department of Judeo-Christian Social Ethics at Harvard University and the Social Ethicist of the World Council of Churches.

Attorney Sheehan has been the Presenter of Advanced Seminars in Constitutional Law and American Politics at Harvard University, Yale Law School and Notre Dame School of Law in Washington, D.C. and, at the undergraduate level, at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

In 1999, Mr. Sheehan served as the Director of the Strategic Initiative To Identify the New Paradigm of the State of the World Forum of The Gorbachev Foundation in San Francisco.

Mr. Sheehan now lives in San Rafael, California with his two sons, Danny-Paul and Daegan, his nephew Christopher and his wife of 23 years, Sara M. Nelson, the former National Labor Secretary of the National Organization for Women in Washington, D.C.


Source: MUFON 2001 International UFO Symposium Proceedings
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