Faculty Achievements 2015

  • ​Professor Mary Lynch was named co-president of the board of directors for the national Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA), an organization that advocates for clinical legal education as fundamental to the education of lawyers.

  • President Penelope (Penny) Andrews was honored with the Inaugural Peter Pryor Pioneer Award by the Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association at a ceremony held in Albany on June 10, 2015.

  • Patrick Connors moderated Ethics Program entitled "The Ethics of Outsourcing Legal Services" for the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association at its spring meeting in Bolton Landing, NY on May 17, 2015.

  • Patrick Connors presented a New York Practice Update to the Rockland County Bar Association in New City, NY on May 8, 2015.

  • Patrick Connors presentated Annual Report of the Racing Fan Advisory Council to The Gaming Commission at its meeting in Brooklyn, NY on May 26, 2015.

  • Patrick Connors presented a New York Practice Update to the Federation of Bar Associations of the Fourth Judicial District at its annual meeting in Montreal, Canada on April 25, 2015.

  • President Penelope (Penny) Andrews gave a talk at “Careers, Choices, Challenges, Changes: A Conversation with Penelope Andrews, President of Albany Law School,” which was put on by the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce at The Century House in Latham, N.Y., on April 23, 2015.

  • Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum presented Legal and Ethical Issues Related to Paired Kidney Donation and Kidney Chains at Ethics Grand Rounds at Albany Medical Center on April 16, 2015

  • ​Dean Alicia Ouellette moderated a panel on "Death with Dignity: A Conversation with Lawmakers" at the University at Albany on April 10, 2015.

  • Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum presented a faculty workshop at Albany Law School entitled Integrating Doctorine and Introductions to Skills with Sarah Ricks from Rutgers School of Law on April 8, 2015

  • Professor Stephen Clark presented as part of a faculty workshop exchange at Western New England University School of Law.

  • Professor Stephen Clark filed an amicus brief to the 8th Circuit regarding the pending marriage equality decisions in Missouri and South Dakota. 

  • Professor Stephen Clark presented at the South Dakota Law Review Symposium entitled "Many Voices: A discussion of LGBTQ Marriage Rights and Transgender Rights" in Vermillion, South Dakota

  • Professor Patrick M. Connors will be a Visiting Scholar in Residence at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in the Fall of 2015.

  • Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum participated in panel discussion at Albany Medical College on March 25, 2015, following a screening of the Frontline Documentary “Being Mortal.” The panel explored the relationships that doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life and discussed crucial issues related to caring for the dying.

  • ​​Patrick Connors presented a program on Recent Developments in New York Civil Practice and Procedure at the New York State Bar Association's Bridging the Gap Program in New York City on March 18, 2015.

  • Evelyn Tenenbaum presented Legal and Ethical Issues Related to Paired Kidney Donation and Kidney Chains at Touro Law School.

  • ​​Patrick Connors presented a program at the CUNY Law School Faculty Scholarship Exchange entitled "Strange but True Stories from the World of New York Civil Practice" in Long Island City, Queens, NY on March 4, 2015.

  • Professor Robert Heverly presented a talk on "Social Media and its Effect on the Law" to a meeting of judges from the State of New York's Sixth Judicial District held on February 27, 2015 in Watkins Glen.

  • Professor Sarah Rogerson participated in a panel on “Emerging Issues in State-based Immigration Reform” as part of the Government Law Center's 2015 Warren M. Anderson Legislative Seminar Series on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

  • President Penelope (Penny) Andrews delivered the Black History Month lecture "A Champion for African Freedom: Paul Robeson and the Struggle Against Apartheid" at The Center for Law and Justice on Feb. 10, 2015.

  • Professor Patrick Connors delivered a presentation on new consumer credit transaction rules and a new rule requiring redaction of confidential information in papers filed in New York state courts to the New York State Association of County Clerks at its Annual Legislative Conference on Feb. 3, 2015.

  • Professor Michael J. Hutter presented a 2014 CPLR Update to the Academy of Trial Lawyers. His materials were distributed statewide to the Academy's membership.

  • President Penelope (Penny) Andrews was named to Lawyers of Color's Fourth Annual Power List Issue, marking her fourth consecutive year on the compendium of “the nation’s most influential minority attorneys and non-minority diversity advocates.”

  • Professor Mary Lynch's "Best Practices for Legal Education" blog won first place in the ABA Journal Blawg 100’s Careers / Law School category. Her blog garnered more than 150 votes and was one of 13 popular vote winners out of 100 blogs.

  • Professor Mary Lynch began her co-presidency of the national Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA), an organization of more than 1,200 members.

  • Professor Robert Heverly was elected chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Internet and Computer Law.