In the News



  • President & Dean Alicia Ouellette was presented with the Capital District Women's Bar Association's Hon. Judith S. Kaye Distinguished Attorney Member Award — the chapter's highest award given to a member — on June 7, 2016.

  • Professor Melissa Breger received Albany Law School's Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching on May 20, 2016.

  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs Rosemary Queenan received Albany Law School's Faculty Award for Excellence in Service on May 20, 2016.


  • President & Dean Alicia Ouellette moderated the panel “Ethical Considerations for Health Care Decision Making” at NYSARC’s Annual Guardianship Training Symposium in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on June 21, 2016.

  • Professor Melissa Breger was a panelist at the "Human Trafficking: An Upstate Perspective" CLE at Albany Law School on June 16, 2016.

  • ​Professor Vincent Bonventre gave the opening plenary session talk "Court of Appeals Review: Transition to the DiFiore Court" for the New York State Judicial Institute's 2016 Summer Regional Program in Rochester, N.Y. on June 14, 2016.

  • Professor Stephen Gottlieb discussed his book, Unfit for Democracy, with former New York Court of Appeals Judge Robert Smith at the New Lebanon Town Library on June 11, 2016.

  • ​Professor Stephen Gottlieb filed an amicus brief in the case Sullivan v. Family Promise on behalf of B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation on June 10, 2016.