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Randolph Braccialarghe

Randolph Braccialarghe

Professor of Law


Professor Randolph Braccialarghe joined Nova Southeastern University’s law faculty in 1983. He currently teaches Evidence and Professional Responsibility. He has also taught Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Trial Advocacy, and was Co-Director of the Criminal Clinic for 13 years.

After receiving his B.A. (1970) from the University of Michigan and J.D. (1977) from the University of Miami School of Law, Professor Braccialarghe practiced law in Fort Lauderdale, first as an assistant state attorney (1977-1981) and then as a commercial litigator (1981-1983) with English, McCaughan & O’Bryan.

Professor Braccialarghe has taught continuing legal education seminars for lawyers on Ethics, Evidence, and Criminal Law, for U.S. Magistrates on Judicial Ethics, and he has taught at trial training programs for prosecutors, public defenders and civil litigators.

In 2011 Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Professor Braccialarghe to a four-year term as one of Florida’s three Commissioners to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. In 2015 Governor Scott reappointed Professor Braccialarghe to another four-year term and his appointment was confirmed by the Florida Senate in 2016. Professor Braccialarghe currently serves on the ULC’s Criminal Justice Reform Monitoring Committee.

Professor Braccialarghe's Florida Bar activities include:

Code and Rules of Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committees

Special Committee on Perjured Testimony

Special Counsel for The Florida Bar in a disbarment proceeding,

Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee

Florida Bar Ethics 2000 Review Panel

Special Committee to Review the ABA Model Roles 2002

Criminal Procedure Rules Committee

Expert Witness for the Florida Bar

Expert Witness for the Judicial Qualifications Committee

In addition to consulting and testifying on ethics issues, Professor Braccialarghe represents applicants before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners and lawyers in Florida Bar discipline matters.

Raised in Recife, Brazil, Decatur, Illinois, and Córdoba, Argentina, Professor Braccialarghe has also lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Boston, Massachusetts, and Rome, Italy.

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