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Bruce R. Bryan

Adjunct Professor Of Law

Bruce R. Bryan, Esq. - Criminal Appeals Attorney Syracuse NY | New York City Appellate Lawyer

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Cornell Law School 2005-Present

As an adjunct faculty, Professor Bryan teaches “Advanced Persuasive Writing and Appellate Advocacy” to second and third year law students at Cornell Law School. Lecture topics include: Writing a statement of facts that appears objective but subjectively persuades; what good judges are taught about good writing: methods to achieve clarity, brevity and logic; issue selection; the effective use of precedent; establishing credibility; understanding non-legal factors that influence decisions; appellate procedure and standards of review; the winning opening statement; and handling questions from the bench. The course teaches strategies and skills that enhance the chance of winning an appeal.

Syracuse University, College of Law 1991-2005

For fifteen years, Professor Bryan taught an innovative course in appellate practice at Syracuse University, College of Law, for select students who successfully competed in a writing competition. Students ranked the class among the best offered in the law school.

Lecturer on Appellate Advocacy

Professor Bryan is frequently asked to speak at Continuing Legal Education Programs for practicing attorneys and to civic groups on the subject of appellate advocacy.

B. Bryan, "Defendant's Guide to Criminal Appeals, Review & Parole in New York," (2005)


Guide to Criminal Appeals, Review & Parole in New York | Bryan Criminal Appeals Lawyer NY

The object of appellate advocacy is to persuade. The winning advocate focuses the court on the strength of your case. Read More

Cornell Adjunct Professor of Law


Guide to Criminal Appeals, Review & Parole in New York | Bryan Criminal Appeals Lawyer NY

As an adjunct faculty, Professor Bryan teaches "Advanced Persuasive Writing and Appellate Advocacy" to second and third year law students at Cornell Law School. Read More