COVID-19: Community Updates and Resources
Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law Ray Brescia was quoted in the Queens Eagle news article, "NYC Bar explores new 'humanitarian exception' for lawyers providing cash assistance," on Feb. 28, 2021.
Director of the Government Law Center and Assistant Professor Ava Ayers was featured on the WMHT-TV news show, "Budget Deadline Looms, Police Reform Plans Due, Funding NY's New Criminal Justice System," on March 26, 2021.
Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law Ray Brescia was featured in the WAMC radio story, "New Book From NYU Press About Effective Legal Advocacy In Emergency Situations," on March 25, 2021.
Government Lawyer in Residence Bennett Liebman was quoted in the Spectrum-TV news story, "Rivers Casino vs. Saratoga Harness Horseman: The Battle Continues," on March 24, 2021.
President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the Washington Post news article, "How Cuomo put a political loyalist in charge of New York's vaccine rollout," on March 19, 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 Johar joined the Capital District Women’s Bar Association Committee on the Judiciary.
Professor Johar is an appointed member of the State of New York Supreme Court's Committee on Character and Fitness of the Appellate Division, Third Department.
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.