E.F. Roberts Edwin H. Woodruff Professor of Law, Emeritus
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Contact Information

Cornell Law School
472 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-2356
Fax: (607) 255-7193
Email: efr4@cornell.edu

Professional Biography

A longtime specialist in land-use policy, Prof. Roberts has had a distinguished career as an academic and consultant on environmental issues. He served in private practice in Northampton before turning to teaching law at Villanova from 1957 to 1964, when he came to serve on the Cornell Law School faculty. He has also served on the Hudson River Basin Study Group, and was Chairman of the Ithaca Landmarks Preservation Commission, and is author of landmark studies on acquisition of public lands and structures for water resources management.


B.A., Northeastern University, 1952
LL.B., Boston College, 1954