COVID-19: Community Updates and Resources
Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law Ray Brescia authored, "A better way to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack," on TheHill.com on Feb. 18, 2021.
President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the MedCity News article, "Lawyers address what we can do and what we must do in vaccine rollout," on Feb. 17, 2021.
Professor Keith Hirokawa was quoted in the beyondpesticides.org news story, "Groups Urge Endangered Species Listing for American Bumblebee after 89% Population Decline," on Feb. 10, 2021.
Director of the Government Law Center and Assistant Professor Ava Ayers was featured in the Albany Times-Union article, "Albany council asks for a plan before passing police reforms," on Feb. 10, 2021.
Senior Staff Attorney in the Immigration Law Clinic Juliana Guo was featured on the Media Sanctuary Podcast, "What is the Right to Representation Act?" on Feb. 10, 2021.
Professor Mary Lynch will present at Rutgers 2021 Symposium, Prosecutors, Power, and Racial Injustice: Building an Anti-Racist Prosecutorial System. The Symposium will be conducted virtually on April 9, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Professor David Walker will be speaking with Sue Zago from UNH Law and Jan Fleckenstein from Syracuse Law at the NELLCO Symposium on March 18, 2021. The topic is "Back to Normal: Law Libraries after the pandemic."
President and Dean Alicia Ouellette presented on "The New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Program: Priorities and Implementation" as part of panel for the NY City Bar Association on February 9, 2021.
Professor Keith Hirokawa presented The Essential Environmental Law Curriculum for the Next Generation as part of the A Roundtable Series for Environmental Law Faculty on the Future of Legal Education virtually at Vermont Law School on January 28, 2021.
Professor Christian Sundquist moderated the Unregulated Evidence panel on January 8, 2021 from Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting (Section on Evidence).
Professor Michael Hutter was appointed to the NY State Commission on Judicial Nomination by Senator Robert G. Ort, which Commission screens and determines the nominees for the Court of Appeals; reappointed to the Town of Bethlehem Ethics Board by the Bethlehem Town Board, and then elected Chair by the Ethics Board; and appointed as Chair of the NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section Trial Evidence Committee by Betty Lugo.
Deans Rosemary Queenan and Mary Walsh Fitzpatrick's article, Professional Identity Formation, Leadership, and Exploration of Self was named one of the "Best Legal Education Articles of 2020" by the TaxProf Blog.
Professor Melissa Breger's publication "Corporal Punishment, Social Norms and Norm Cascades: Examining Cross-National Laws and Trends in Homes Across the Globe," has been accepted for inclusion at the 2021 Law and Society Annual Meeting, which will be held in virtually May 27-30, 2021.
Professor Christine Chung published the newest edition of her casebook, BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS LAW IN FOCUS (with Deborah Bouchoux) (Wolters Kluwer 2nd ed., 2020).