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Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was quoted in the WAMC radio story, “Albany Law Prof. Vin Bonventre discusses nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court,” on Feb. 27, 2022.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was quoted in the Spectrum-TV story, “Ketanji Brown Jackson primed to make Supreme Court history,” on Feb. 25, 2022.

Professor of Law Michael Hutter was quoted in the Albany Times-Union story, “Schenectady judge disciplined for having secretary do her personal work,” on Feb. 23, 2022.

Professor of Law, Director of The Justice Center and Director of Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson was quoted in the Albany County press release, “Albany County presents $50K to USCRI to provide citizenship options for hundreds of Afghan refugees,” on Feb. 17, 2022.

Professor of Law, Director of The Justice Center and Director of Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson was quoted in the Albany Times-Union story, “More financial assistance, support needed for Afghan evacuees,” on Feb. 17, 2022.

Professor of Law, Director of The Justice Center and Director of Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson was quoted in the WAMC radio story, “Albany County, Albany Law School teaming up to provide legal services for Afghan refugees,” on Feb. 17, 2022.

Government Lawyer in Residence Bennett M. Liebman was quoted in the Bloodhorse webstory, “Judge Hears Arguments on HISA's Constitutionality,” on Feb. 16, 2022.

Professor of Law Michael Hutter authored the Law.com story, “New CPLR 4549: Admissibility of Agent/Employee Statements Against the Principal/Agent,” on Feb. 15, 2022.

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Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the WalletHub.com story, “Best Car Insurance in New York,” on Feb. 15, 2022.

Professor of Law, Director of The Justice Center and Director of Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson was on the WAMC radio Round Table Panel on Feb. 14, 2022.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was quoted in the WNYT-TV story, “Law professor: Black Supreme Court justice is long overdue,” on Feb. 3, 2022.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the Newsday story, “Nassau judge's mask ruling faces long odds to be upheld, experts say,” on Jan. 27, 2022.

Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law Ray Brescia was quoted in the Bloomberg Law webstory, “Law School Ethics Becomes ‘Real,’ Tackles Covid, Social Justice,” on Jan.25, 2022.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the WTEN-TV story, “Local civil rights leader Peter Pryor passes away,” on Jan. 21, 2022.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the Spectrum TV story, “Peter Pryor, Albany civil rights attorney who fought for racial equality, dies at 95,” on Jan. 21, 2022.

Edward W. De Barbieri

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the CityLimits.org story, “City Watch: A Universal Right to Counsel in NYC Housing Court?” on Jan. 20, 2022.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was featured in the Albany Times-Union story, “20 things you don't know about me: Alicia Ouellette, Albany Law School president and dean,” on Jan. 18, 2022.

Associate Dean of the Career and Professional Development Center Mary Walsh Fitzpatrick and Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Jermaine Cruz, were quoted in the Alby Business Journal story, “More diversity at law firms? It starts with more diverse interns,” on Jan. 18, 2022.

Edward W. De Barbieri

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the WBAI – New York webstory, “City Watch with Claudia Irizarry, Lincoln Restler, Ted De Barbieri,” on January 16, 2022.

Edward W. De Barbieri

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri authored, “Preventing a New York State housing emergency,” in the NY Daily News on Jan. 7, 2022.

Edward W. De Barbieri

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri authored, “Preventing a New York State housing emergency,” in the NY Daily News on Jan. 7, 2022.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was quoted in the Newsday story, “Complex factors involved in dropped cases against Cuomo,” on Jan. 7, 2022.

Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law Keith Hirokawa authored, “REDD+ as the Stranger-King,” on lpeproject.org on Dec. 20, 2021.

Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law Ray Brescia authored, “Viewpoint: Shield New Yorkers from predatory debt collectors,” on Dec. 20, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was quoted in the Newsday story, “Legislature looking to give more teeth to inspector general post,” on Dec. 19, 2021.

Professor of Law, Director of The Justice Center and Director of Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson was a panelist on the Rockefeller Institute webinar, “Immigration, Key to the Future—Policies and Practices,” on Dec. 14, 2021.

Professor of Law, Director of The Justice Center and Director of Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson was featured on the Dec. 13, 2021 WAMC Roundtable.

Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law Keith Hirokawa was featured in the Grit Daily news story, “Environmental Law Professors Suggest Disruptions to Legal System Necessary to Attain Climate Innovation,” on Dec. 11, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was featured in the NY Post news story,  “Experts raise doubts about legality of NYC’s ‘non-citizen’ voting rights law,” on Dec. 10, 2021.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the Community 99 news story, “NYC will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all private sector workers,” on Dec. 6, 2021.

Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law Ray Brescia wrote, “Cases this term will shape the Supreme Court far more than Biden’s commission,” in the Washington Post on Dec. 3, 2021.

Professor of Law Michael Hutter was featured in the Law.com story, “New York's Habit Evidence Rule as Applied by the Appellate Division,” on Dec. 2, 2021.

Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship Keith Hirokawa was featured in the TreeHugger.com story, “Law Students Work to Protect Dwindling Bumblebees,” on Nov. 22, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was featured in the NY Focus story, “State Senators, including Democratic #2, ask Hochul to Nominate Public Defender to New York’s Top Court,” on Nov. 14, 2021.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was featured in the HRDive.com story, “Texas federal judge upholds United Airlines' vaccine mandate,” on Nov. 10, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was featured in the Newsday story, “Cross-endorsement of judges criticized for removing voters' choice,” on Nov. 9, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was featured in the Spectrum TV news story, “110-year-old New York gun law gets hearing by Supreme Court,” on Nov. 4, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was featured in the Spectrum TV news story, “Albany Law School expert discusses 2 abortion cases,” on Nov. 2, 2021.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the CNN news story, "Supreme Court justices may have met a vaccine mandate some of them don't like," on Oct. 26, 2021.

Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law Keith Hirokawa was quoted in the Wall Street Journal story, "The Bumblebee’s Plight: Why It Is Disappearing in the U.S." on Oct. 23, 2021.

Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship Keith Hirokawa and the Bombus Pollinator Association of Law Students were featured in the USA Today news story, "American bumblebees have disappeared from these 8 states. Now they could face extinction,” on Oct. 14, 2021.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the Gothamist online news story, “Courts Side With NY Health Care Workers Seeking Religious Exemptions, Reject Vaccine Appeal By NYC Teachers,” on Oct. 12, 2021.

Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship Keith Hirokawa and the Bombus Pollinator Association of Law Students were featured in the WNYT-13 TV story, “Albany law students' push to get American bumblebee on endangered species list advances,” on Oct. 8, 2021.

President and Dean Alicia Ouellette was quoted in the Albany Times Union news story, “How does religious exemption to vaccine work?” on Oct. 6, 2021.

Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship Keith Hirokawa and the Bombus Pollinator Association of Law Students were featured in the Smithsonian Magazine news story, "The American Bumblebee Has Nearly Vanished From Eight States,” on Oct. 6, 2021.

Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law Vin Bonventre was featured in the Spectrum TV news story, “Divided Supreme Court is causing public concern and dis­ap­proval," on Oct. 4, 2021.

Associate Professor of Law Ava Ayers was featured in the WAMC radio story, “Tear gas, police oversight discussion continues among Albany Common Councilors,” on Oct. 4, 2021

Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship Keith Hirokawa and the Bombus Pollinator Association of Law Students were featured in the Albany Times Union news story, "Legal buzz gets federal officials to look at bumblebee species,” on Oct. 3, 2021.

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Director of Cybersecurity and Privacy Law, and Associate Professor of Law Antony Haynes was featured in the Albany Times-Union news story, "Facebook users beware: Innocent personal details you share are hacker's gold," on Sept. 29, 2021.

Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law Keith Hirokawa was quoted in the Bloomberg Law story, "American Bumble Bee Moves Toward Endangered Species Protection" on Sept. 28, 2021.