Fordham Law

Bruce Green Begins Term as Chair of ABA Criminal Justice Section

August 09, 2010

Bruce A. Green, Professor of Law and Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, began his term as Chair of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section during the ABA's 2010 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Aug. 5-10.

Green is among the country’s foremost scholars of legal ethics, and his work establishing and directing the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics has made Fordham Law a leader in promoting the integration of ethics perspectives in legal practice, legal institutions, and the development of the law.

His extensive scholarship has been published in the nation’s leading law journals, and his service to the profession extends to leadership roles with the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, and New York County Lawyers Association. It includes his role as past Chair of the state bar’s Committee on Professional Ethics, which issues opinions interpreting the New York Code of Professional Responsibility. In addition, he has served as a member of the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) Drafting Committee for the National Conference of Bar Examiners, the NYC Conflicts of Interest Board, and the Departmental Disciplinary Committee.

Before joining Fordham Law School, Green was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief Appellate Attorney in 1987. He was a law clerk for U.S. Circuit Judge James L. Oakes from 1981 to 1982 and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall from 1982 to 1983.

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