Faust Frank Rossi
Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, Visiting Professor of Law
Faust F. Rossi, the Samuel S. Leibowitz Professor of Law and Trial Techniques, Emeritus, has taught Evidence and Civil Procedure for over 40 years at...Continue Reading
Faust F. Rossi, the Samuel S. Leibowitz Professor of Law and Trial Techniques, Emeritus, has taught Evidence and Civil Procedure for over 40 years at the Cornell Law School. During this time, he consistently was regarded as a dynamic and popular teacher and lecturer by his students and colleagues. Professor Rossi is a national authority on Evidence, Procedure and Trial Advocacy.
A 1960 graduate of Cornell Law School, Rossi began his career as a trial attorney in the United States Department of Justice Honors Program. He subsequently became a litigation partner at a New York law firm. He joined the Cornell Law faculty in 1966 and served there for several years as Associate Academic Dean. He has authored a text on Expert Witnesses, and has written many articles on Evidence, Procedure, and Advocacy. He was a national winner of the Roscoe Pound Jacobson award for excellence in teaching Trial Advocacy.
Rossi has given hundreds of Continuing Legal Education lectures in the United States and Europe to judges and lawyers. He has reached over a hundred thousand students by his popular bar review lectures and his “Law School Legends” Evidence tapes on Evidence”.
Professor Rossi has been a recurring visiting professor at Central European University in Budapest and has been a regular faculty member in the joint Cornell/Paris 1 Summer Institute of International and Comparative Law in Paris, France. During his career, he has been a visiting professor at Oxford University in England; at the University of Sienna, Italy; at New York University School of Law; at Emory Law School and at San Diego Law School. He has also lectured and taught for many years at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Programs.
Professor Rossi is currently under contract with the American Bar Association to write a book entitled “Great American Trials of the 20th Century – Lessons in Advocacy and History.