Death of Daniel Meltzer

February 22, 1995 - May 24, 2015
Cambridge, Massachusetts | Age 20

Former Obama legal adviser dies
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard Law School professor who served as a top legal adviser to President Barack Obama has died. Daniel Meltzer was 63.

Harvard announced Wednesday that Meltzer died Sunday after a battle with cancer.

Meltzer had been on the Harvard Law faculty since 1982. He took a leave of absence in 2009 and 2010 to serve as the Principal Deputy Counsel to Obama.

Meltzer was a key player on nearly every major legal issue faced by the...

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