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James A. Cohen

Fordham Law Professor James Cohen

Associate Professor of Law

Telephone: 212-636-6822
Office: Room 8-117

Research and Teaching Areas

Criminal Procedure; Juries; Legal Education; Trials/Trial Procedure


  • Appointed 1986, Assistant Clinical Professor, New York University Law School, 1983-86;
  • Staff Attorney, Federal Defender Services Unit, S.D.N.Y., 1976-79.
  • Principal subjects: Criminal Defense, Professional Responsibility, Fundamental Lawyering Skills, Trial Advocacy, Psychology and Criminal Law, Psychology and Civil Law, and Federal Litigation Clinic.


  • Syracuse, JD, 1975
  • Long Island University, BA, 1972