Bruce Green & Rebecca Roiphe


speaker Bruce Green & Rebecca Roiphe

It's impossible not to feel the power to act as a prosecutor. It's such a huge responsibility.

Professor Bruce Green is the Louis Stein Professor at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics.  He is a former federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief Appellate Attorney.  Prior to that, he served as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and Second Circuit Court Judge James L. Oakes.  He is a council member and past chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section, serves on the Multistate Professional Bar Examination drafting committee, and is a member and past chair of the NY State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics.  Professor Green is the author of many law review articles and books, and his latest, which he co-authored, isProfessional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach.

Professor Rebecca Roiphe is a professor at New York Law School (NYLS) where she teaches courses on criminal procedure, ethics in criminal practice, and American legal history.  Prior to joining the NYLS faculty, she taught for two years at Fordham Law.  Professor Roiphe has had diverse experiences in both public and private sectors.  After law school, she was a law clerk for First Circuit Court Judge Bruce Selya and served as a Golieb Fellow at New York University School of Law.  She then worked as an associate at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering LLP, specializing in white-collar criminal defense, while obtaining her Ph.D. in American history.  She is also a former Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan where she prosecuted money laundering, securities fraud, and corporate crime.