Professor Paul Finkelman, President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law, delivered The Simon Finkelman Memorial Lecture, "Are the 10 Commandments the Moral Foundation of American Law? Why Jews Should be Concerned about Public Displays of the Decalogue" in Rochester, N.Y., on April 20, 2013.
Professor Finkelman also participated in a panel on "The Origins and Process of Emancipation" at the symposium "Emancipation at 150" held at Boston College's Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy on April 23, 2013.
Professor Anthony Paul Farley, James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence, has been named to Lawyers of Color's 50 Under 50 list, a comprehensive catalog of minority law professors making an impact in legal education. The publisher, On Being a Black Lawyer, will release the list in a special law school edition.
Associate Dean Alicia Ouellette participated in an invitation-only workshop series on "Making Sense of Abortion and Assisted Reproduction" at Rutgers School of Law in Camden, N.J., on April 5, 2013.
Professor Nancy Maurer spoke to the Clinical faculty at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law about expanding field externship opportunities for students on April 2, 2013.
Professor Sheldon Halpern, the Harold R. Tyler, Jr., Chair in Law & Technology, gave a lecture on "Fair Use in Copyright Law and it's Role in Harmonization" at Queen Mary University of London Law School on March 15, 2013.
Professor Danshera Cords presented “Let’s Get Together: What Tax Should Learn About Collaborative Regulation Development” at The University of Pittsburgh School of Law Tax Workshop on March 20, 2013.
Professor Mary Lynch presented her paper "Theories about Gender Differences Regarding Institutional & Communal 'Housework' in American Law Schools in a time of Economic Distress" at the 15th Annual Conference on Women and Education at Harris Manchester College in Oxford, England, held from March 17 to 21, 2013.
Professor Paul Finkelman, President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy, delivered the spring John Marshall Harlan Lecture, titled "'But I Need Kentucky': Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Bluegrass State," as part of a week-long residency program at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky., from March 3 to 9, 2013.
Professor Finkelman also gave a lecture at the University of Kentucky Law School co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society titled "Are the Ten Commandments the Moral Foundation of American Law?"
Professor Sheldon Halpern, The Honorable Harold R. Tyler Jr. Chair in Law and Technology, gave a talk on copyright harmonization at Drexel Law School on Feb. 25, 2013.
Professor Donna Young moderated the panel "Further
Along the Jericho Road; The Elusive Struggle for Economic Justice" at an
event presented by the Labor and Employment Law Section of The New York State
Bar Association, Albany Law School and The Sage Colleges - Law, Criminal
Justice and Psychology Club on Feb. 21, 2013.
Professor Robert Heverly gave a talk on "Tort Liability in Denial of Service Attacks" at St. John's University School of Law as part of a faculty scholarship exchange.
Professor Deborah Kearns was named program chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Taxation Pro Bono and Tax Clinics Committee.
Professor Robert Heverly participated in a workshop on intellectual property at New York University School of Law.
Professor Paul Finkelman, President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy, was on a panel for the International Human Rights Section of the AALS on Jan. 6, 2013. The session was on Human Rights in Times of Conflict: New Voices in Human Rights. He spoke on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and more generally on the role of history in understanding human rights in war time.
He delivered on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, a lecture entitled “The Ten Commandments on the Courthouse Lawn and Elsehwere,” at Florida Atlantic University. His lecture was sponsored by the Judaic Studies Program, the History Department, and the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.
Professor Finkelman also delivered the presentation "How a Railroad Lawyer Became the Great Emancipator" at Hudson Valley Community College on Jan. 29, 2013.
He gave a talk on Jan. 31, 2013, on proslavery religion sponsored by the departments of religion and history at the University of Richmond.