Prof. Jeffrey I. Roth
Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Prof. Jeffrey I. Roth is a graduate of Yeshiva University (B.A. 1968), Columbia University (M.A. 1969), and the Yale Law School (J.D. 1974). He is a member of the bars of the State of New York and of the U. S. Supreme Court. Following the practice of law at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (1976-1982), he entered the law teaching profession, first at New York Law School and then at Touro College Law Center. He served as a Fulbright Scholar at the Law Faculty of the University of Budapest (Eotvos Lorand University, 1990-91), and taught as a guest law professor at the Amsterdam Law Program (1997)and at Humboldt University in Berlin (1998, 2004). He teaches in the fields of estates and trusts, property, international law, and Jewish legal history. He is the author of numerous articles on trusts and on Jewish legal history. His book, "Inheriting the Crown in Jewish Law: The Struggle for Rabbinic Compensation, Tenure and Inheritance Rights," is the first legal history of the rabbinic profession.
EducationYale Law School, J.D. 1974
Columbia University, M.A. 1969
Yeshiva University, B.A. 1968