Albany Law Bloggers Draw Thousands of Visitors Weekly

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Date: 02/14/2008

Faculty and staff have been actively maintaining several legal blogs covering a wide range of topics.

Patricia E. Salkin, Associate Dean and Director of the Government Law Center, writes daily on current laws, policies and decisions that affect the use of land, highlighting new court decisions, state and federal laws and policies, and actions at the local government level that guide and/or impact land use and community development. The blog, http://lawoftheland.albanylaw.edu, generates more than 1,500 hits per week.

Mary Lynch, Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center, serves as editor for http://bestpracticeslegaled.
albanylawblogs.org
, a blog that aims to create a useful source of information on current reforms in legal education and generate a free exchange of ideas, concerns and opinions.

Professor Stephen Clark's blog, www.samesexconflicts.com, focuses on the interjurisdictional recognition of same-sex marriages, civil unions and domestic partnerships.

GLC Staff Attorney Amy Lavine writes about development projects and strategies to link good jobs, affordable housing, social justice and livable neighborhoods on http://communitybenefits.blogspot.com.

All blogs are available by RSS feed. Visit the individual sites to subscribe.