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Robert Jay Nissenbaum

educator , law librarian

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.

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater, classical music, rare books.