Campus/Virtual - State Constitutional Commentary Symposium



The Albany Law Review Presents: 

The Chief Judge Lawrence H. Cooke 
State Constitutional Commentary Symposium

Part of the Edward C. Sabota ’79 Memorial Lecture

Thursday, April 25, 2024
3:30 p.m.
Reception to follow 
Also available via Zoom

Albany Law School
Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom
80 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208


Attendee List

Join Albany Law School’s Albany Law Review to explore the realities of serving as the Chief Judge of the State of New York. Albany Law’s Government Law Center is helping present the talk which will feature a discussion with Chief Judge Rowan Wilson and former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman on what it means to be the Chief Judge of New York State. Q&A and Reception to follow.

Moderated by Professor Vin Bonventre and Professor Kanika Johar ’13.

The Albany Law Review started its tradition of honoring former New York Court of Appeals Chief Judge Lawrence H. Cooke ’38 in 2007 by holding the first State Constitutional Commentary Symposium in his name. The symposium provides a forum to explore issues and developments in state courts, state public law, and state-federal relations. Albany Law’s Government Law Center is helping present the talk. 

About the Government Law Center
The Government Law Center at Albany Law School, founded in 1978, provides nonpartisan legal research and analysis that federal, state, and local governments need to better serve their communities. The GLC brings together a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers, students, scholars, and community partners, while informing nationwide conversations on government, and preparing students for careers as skilled and leading attorneys in public service. To learn more about the GLC, visit albanylaw.edu/glc.

Primary Contact

Kyle Durkee

Secondary Contact

Prof. Vin Bonventre