2006 Clinic News

2006 Clinic News

Albany Law School's Securities Arbitration Clinic Featured in Times Union 
The Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center has received a $490,000 grant to help establish a clinical legal studies program that will provide legal representation to low-income or other underserved investors who have been victimized by abusive investment brokers. On Dec. 15, 2006, the Albany Times Union wrote a story about the launch of the Securities Arbitration Clinic.


TV Station Profiles Albany Law's Non-Profit Legal Assistance Program
On Oct. 13, 2006, Albany Law School's new non-profit legal assistance program was featured on Albany's Capital News 9 segment "9 on Education." The story included interviews with President and Dean Thomas F. Guernsey, Congressman Michael R. McNulty (D-Green Island), Christine Halverson '07 and Glinnesa Gailliard '07.


$1 Million Gift Featured in Times Union
On Oct. 24, 2006, Sherry Gold gave $1 million to the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center at Albany Law School, in memory of her late husband, Barry. The donation, which amounts to the largest ever given to the Clinic, will establish the Barry A. Gold '70 Health Law Clinical Program Endowment Fund.


Albany Law Clinic, PBS Affiliate Address Childhood Cancer 
Healthlink, reported by WNYT's Benita Zahn, examined childhood cancer-from diagnosis and treatment to family support.

Zahn referred viewers to the  Capital Region Cancer Community Resource Guide, provided by the Capital Region Cancer Services Consortium and mass-produced by the Albany Law School Clinic & Justice Center. The Resource Guide offers cancer-affected parties detailed information on care givers, support groups, service providers and health insurance, among other topics.

Healthlink on Childhood Cancer will be aired again on Sunday, June 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

WMHT-TV is a PBS affiliate in Schenectady, Albany and Troy, N.Y


TV Station Profiles Albany Law Tax Clinic
On Saturday, March 25, 2006, the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic was featured on Albany's Capital News 9 segment "9 on Education." The story included interviews with Professor Jeffrey Pearlman, Christopher Brennan '07 and Michael Joseph '06.