In the News



  • Professor Peter Halewood was a primary organizer on a Collaborative Venture Fund grant to fund a joint conference with the UAlbany Liberal Studies program, "The Politics of Difference and the Threshold of Law: A Collaborative Conference in Law and the Humanities," to be held at the law school April 8-9, and is on the conference program committee. He also helped organize the Venture Fund grant to assist in obtaining funding for international human rights research collaborations between UAlbany and the law school.

  • ​Professor Peter Halewood was voted Treasurer of the Association of American Law Schools Section on International Human Rights at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York on January 8, 2016.

  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs Rosemary Queenan was named to the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Student Services at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, January 2016.


  • Professor Donna Young will be speaking about various legal issues surrounding criminal justice and court reform, this Saturday Feb. 13th at 3:30, at the upcoming 45th Annual Legislative Conference of the NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Caucus weekend.

  • ​Professor Sarah Rogerson presented at the CLE seminar entitled "Emerging Appellate Issues Regarding Special Immigrant Juveniles" for Appellate Division Third Department court attorneys at the New York State Bar Association headquarters on February 4, 2016.

  • Professor Robert Heverly testified before a NYS Assembly committee on the subject of providing affordable and high quality cable, broadband, and telephone service on January 20, 2016.

  • Professor Peter Halewood was appointed to the Executive Committee of the American Association of Law Schools Section on International Human Rights. He is also a member of the program committee which selected papers for the Section’s upcoming annual panel, “Human Rights and Families," to be presented at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York in January 2016.

  • Professor David Pratt participated in the U.S. Department of Labor's ‪"Future of Work‬" symposium in Washington, D.C. on December 10, 2015.


  • President & Dean Alicia Ouellette co-authored the article "U.S. Medical Schools' Compliance With the Americans with Disabilities Act: Findings From a National Study" published in Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges (Jan. 2016)

  • Professor Stephen Gottlieb, Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics, Stephen E. Gottlieb (New York University Press, 2016)

  • Professor Patrick Connors, 2016 Supplement to Siegel’s New York Practice (5th Ed.; West Academic Publishing)