Bruce R. Bryan Adjunct Professor of Law (Fall term)
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Contact Information

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

Fax: (607) 255-7193

Professional Biography

Bruce R. Bryan, Adjunct Professor of Law, received his J.D. from Fordham University, School of Law (1980). Professor Bryan previously taught Appellate Advocacy at Syracuse University, College of Law (1990-2005). Professor Bryan authored A Guide To Criminal Appeals in New York (2005), The Battle Between Mens Rea and the Public Welfare (1995) and The Constitutional Rights of Non-Resident Aliens Prosecuted in the United States (1980). As a practicing attorney, Professor Bryan began his career on Wall Street as Associate General Counsel to First Investors Corporation and thereafter practiced as trial and appellate counsel to Moyle, Flannigan, Kate, Fitzgerald & Sheehan in West Palm Beach, Florida. Since 1989, Professor Bryan has practiced as an appellate attorney in Syracuse, New York, representing clients in civil and criminal appeals before federal and state courts. Among other courts, Professor Bryan has appeared before the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Bryan also successfully advocated for the enactment of legislation in Congress to require testing of all newborn infants for hearing impairment, thereby reducing or eliminating the disability. He will teach a seminar in the fall on Advanced Persuasive Writing and Appellate Advocacy.

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B.A. 1977, State University of New York at Stony Brook
J.D. 1980, Fordham University, School of Law