Albany Law School will be closed today until 4pm due to the weather.
The Albany Law School community is saddened by the loss of Professor Emeritus Sheldon Halpern, who passed away on Feb. 25.Prof. Halpern joined Albany Law School in the fall of 2005 as the Hon. Harold R. Tyler Jr. Chair in Law & Technology. In 2007, he was appointed Visiting Fellow at the Department of Law of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
He graduated first in his class at Cornell Law School, where he also received his undergraduate degree. He had been a professor at The Ohio State University since 1984 and the C. William O'Neill Professor of Law and Judicial Administration since 2001. He has authored several books and publications and directed a series of interdisciplinary conferences exploring the impact of technology on law. Before joining academia, Prof. Halpern practiced law in New York and Minnesota.
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