Beth D. Cohen
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Director, Legal Research and Writing Program
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
J.D., Suffolk University Law School
Legal Research & Writing
Office: L 141
Dean Cohen has taught at Western New England University School of Law since 1990. Prior to teaching at Western New England University, she taught Legal Practice Skills at Suffolk University Law School, where as a student she served on their Law Review. In addition, she has also earned a Diploma in Advanced International Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria, from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge Law School. She has served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael A. Ponsor of the United States District Court in Springfield, MA, and was an Associate at a small general practice law firm in Boston. She serves as the Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program.
Beth Cohen, An Elective Advanced Course,THE SECOND DRAFT (The Legal Writing Institute), May 2002, at 13. (with J. Kaiser). Digital Commons
Beth Cohen, Commenting on Student Writing, THE SECOND DRAFT (The Legal Writing Institute), Nov. 1999, at 2 (with J. Cuffee, H. Freeman, J. Kaiser, Myra Orlen). Digital Commons
Beth Cohen, Instilling an Appreciation of Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility in First Year Legal Research and Writing Courses, 4 PERSPECTIVES: TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 5 (1995). SSRN Digital Commons
Chris Iijima & Beth Cohen, Reflections of IRAC, THE SECOND DRAFT (The Legal Writing Institute), Nov. 1995, at 9. Digital Commons
Beth Cohen, Supreme Court Implies Students' Claim to Money Damages Under Title IX: Franklin v. Gwinett County Public Schools, 5 MBA INDIV. RTS. and RESP. SEC. NEWS 2 (June 1993).
Beth Cohen & E. Mitnick, The Collateral Estoppel Effect of an Admission to Sufficient Facts in a Section 1983 Action for False Arrest and False Imprisonment, 4 MASS. GOV'TAL. LIAB. REP. 106 (1990).
Beth Cohen, Union Must Provide Attorney Representation Without Regard to Union Membership--National Treasury Employees Union v. Federal Labor Relations Authority, 18 SUFFOLK U.L. REV. 845 (1984). SSRN Digital Commons