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Robert Jay Nissenbaum

Robert Jay Nissenbaum, American law librarian, educator. Bar: Massachusetts 1980, Texas 1982, United States District Court (federal district) Massachusetts 1981, United States District Court (federal district) Connecticut 1981, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1984. Matthew Bender scholar, 1984.

Background

  • Nissenbaum, Robert Jay was born on July 31, 1952 in New York City. Son of I. Joseph and Lillian E. (Spingeld) Nissenbaum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in international affairs, George Washington University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Pratt Institute, 1976. Juris Doctor, Western New England College, 1980.

    Career

    • Law/legislation reformed library Connecticut State Library., Hartford, 1980-1981. Law library reformed department University Texas, Austin, 1981-1982, library collection management/reference, lecturer law, 1982-1983, head reference service, lecturer law, 1983-1984. Director law library, associate professor law Cleveland State University, 1984-1988.

      Director law library, professor law Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1988—2004. Professor law, director Leo T. Kissam Memorial Library. Fordham University School Law, New York City, since 2004.

      Visiting professor law University Texas, Austin, summer 1992, University International Business and Economics, Beijing, 1995. Chairman government documents special interst section Ad Hoc Committee on Citation Reform, 1983-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1980, Texas 1982, United States District Court (federal district) Massachusetts 1981, United States District Court (federal district) Connecticut 1981, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1984.

    Works

    • Author: (with Saltalamachia) Fundamentals of Legal Research Assignments and Instructor's Manual, 3d edition, 1985. Book review editor Criminal Law Bulletin, 1995%. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member Association American Law Schools (law library journal committee 1983-1984, chairman committee on standards 1985-1987, representative to American National Standards Institute 1986-1987, member national committee law library resources 1985-1987, chairman special committee citation form 1986-1987), Association Jesuit Colleges and Universities (treasurer conference law libraries 1993-1994, chairman-elect conference 1994-1995), Order of Coif, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Theater, classical music, rare books.

    Connections

    • father: I. Joseph Nissenbaum
    • mother: Lillian E. (Spingeld) Nissenbaum
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    Born July 31, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      George Washington University
    • 1976
      Pratt Institute
    • 1980
      Western New England College
    • 1980 - 1981
      Law/legislation reformed library Connecticut State Library
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      law library reformed department University Texas
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      law library reformed department University Texas
    • 1984 - 1988
      director, professor law Cleveland State University
    • 1984 - 1988
      associate, professor law Cleveland State University
    • 1988 - 2004
      director, law Loyola Law School
    • 1988 - 2004
      professor, law Loyola Law School
    • 2004
      professor, Leo T. Kissam Memorial Library Fordham University School Law
    • 2004
      director, Leo T. Kissam Memorial Library Fordham University School Law
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