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Sarah Rogerson

Professor Sarah Rogerson, director of the Immigration Law Clinic, was a featured expert in the WalletHub article "Economic Impact of Immigration by State" on January 30, 2018.

Vincent Bonventre

​Professor Vincent Bonventre was quoted in the New York Law Journal article "Court of Appeals Hears Fewest Criminal Cases in 15 Years" on January 30, 2018.

Michael Hutter

​Professor Michael Hutter's column, "Take a Break With This Evidence Quiz," was published by the New York Law Journal on January 30, 2018.

Professor Christine Sgarlata Chung was quoted in a New York Post article about the corruption trial of Joseph Percoco on January 21, 2018.

Vincent Bonventre

Professor Vincent Bonventre was quoted in the Politifact New York article "Unions would suffer but not end because of Supreme Court decision" on January 17, 2018.

Melissa Breger

​Professor Melissa Breger was quoted in Crixeo's National Human Trafficking Awareness Day article, "Human Trafficking: 5 Important Things You Should Know," on January 11, 2018.

Ray Brescia

​Professor Ray Brescia discussed Rule 50 motions with the Times Union for its article "State wants judge to overturn free-speech verdict" on January 11, 2018.

Michael Hutter

Professor Michael Hutter was quoted in the New York Times article "Legal Boot Camp for New Judges in New York" on January 4, 2018.

​Professor Christine Sgarlata Chung spoke with WAMC for the segment"Infrastructure Series: Delivering Clean Safe Drinking Water" on December 14, 2017.
​The GLC's Bennett Liebmanjoined WAMC’s "Vox Pop" for a wide-ranging discussion on sports gambling on December 12, 2017.
Professor Mary A. Lynch was quoted in the Alt article“Rensco legislature will ask sheriff to present ICE partnership plans publicly” on December 7, 2017.
​Professor Michael Hutter’s column“Revisiting the Character Witness for Untruthfulness” was published by the New York Law Journal on December 6, 2017.
Associate Dean Antony Haynes was quoted in the Times Union article“Biggest barrier to an Albany Amazon HQ? Culture, panelists say” on November 30, 2017.
Professors Melissa Breger and Donna Young spoke with News 10 ABC for the segment“Teaching about harassment in the workplace,” which centered on students’ interest in learning about the laws governing sexual harassment, on November 29, 2017.
​Professor Ray Brescia published the column“Will Law Schools See a ‘Trump Bump’?” for the Huffington Post on November 26, 2017.
Professor Christine Sgarlata Chung, along with former NYS Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch,joined “The Capitol Pressroom” to discuss Puerto Rico’s debt crisis on November 22, 2017.
​Professor Stephen Clark was quoted in the Austin American-Statesman article“Austin closes book on one Alamo Drafthouse ‘Wonder Woman’ complaint” on November 22, 2017. He was also mentioned in theAustin Business Journal.
Professor Vincent Bonventre joined WAMC's "Vox Pop" for an open discussion on gerrymandering and the U.S. Supreme Court on November 14, 2017.
GLC Director Ava Ayers spoke with WAMC for the segment"Sanctuary Cities Forum Tonight at Albany Law" on November 9, 2017. She was also quoted in the Times Union article "Albany Law holds symposium on sanctuary cities."
​Professor Christine Sgarlata Chung spoke with WAMC radio for the segment"Albany Law to Host Conference on Blight" on October 27, 2017.
Professor Christine Sgarlata Chungjoined The Capitol Pressroom to discuss the Puerto Rico debt crisis on October 24, 2017.
​Professor Christine Sgarlata Chungjoined Spectrum News' Capital Tonight to discuss Puerto Rico's debt crisis on October 13, 2017.
​Professor Michael Hutter’s column“Notable Decisions From the 2016-2017 Term, Continued” was published by the New York Law Journal on October 5, 2017.
​GLC Director Ava Ayers discussed the implications of a constitutional convention in New York with WNYT NewsChannel 13 on October 4, 2017.
Professor Vincent Bonventre ​was quoted in the New York Law Journal article“New York's Top Court's Big Test: Law Shielding Police Personnel Records” on October 4, 2017.
​Professor Vincent Bonventre joinedKJZZ (NPR-Phoenix),the Capitol Pressroom, andSpectrum News’ Capital Tonight to discuss the new Supreme Court term beginning October 2, 2017.
Professor Vincent Bonventre was quoted in the Newsday article“Vacating of Skelos conviction prompts finger-pointing” on September 26, 2017. He also discussed the Skelos decisionon Spectrum News’ Capital Tonight andTalk 1300’s Focus on the State Capitol.
Professor Sarah Rogersonjoined "The Capitol Pressroom" to explain the effects of rescinding DACA on individuals and families in New York State on September 19, 2017.
​Professor Sarah Rogersonwas a guest on WAMC’s Everything Explained podcast to break down some basics and answer the question, “What is DACA?”
Professor Mary Lynch helped clarify circumstances that would warrant requesting a special prosecutor in the WAMC segment“Schenectady County DA to Oversee Troy Police Shooting Investigation” on September 14, 2017.
Professor Vincent Bonventre appeared on “The Capitol Pressroom” to discuss the Court of Appeals’ aid-in-dying decision on September 8, 2017.
Professor Sarah Rogersonwas a guest on WAMC’s “Vox Pop” to discuss immigration, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and the effects of its repeal on September 5, 2017.
President & Dean Alicia Ouellettejoined "The Capitol Pressroom" to discuss the importance of diversity and closing the gender gap in the courtroom on September 1, 2017.
Professor Sarah Rogersonjoined "The Capitol Pressroom" to discuss several issues surrounding domestic violence, including how immigration policies are impacting undocumented victims of domestic violence, on August 22, 2017.
Professor Emeritus Stephen Gottlieb's commentary,"I Have a Dream," was heard on WAMC's Northeast Report on August 22, 2017.
​Professor Patrick Connors' lead article"In Three Procedural Decisions, Court Tackles Apportionment and Jurisdiction" was published in the New York Law Journal Special Report: Court of Appeals and Appellate Practice on August 21, 2017.
Professor Vincent Bonventre was quoted in the Times Union article"Gay judge becomes court pioneer" on August 15, 2017.
Professor Emeritus Stephen Gottlieb's commentary,"The Dagger in the Heart of Labor," was heard on WAMC's Northeast Report on August 15, 2017.
Professor Emeritus Stephen Gottlieb's commentary,"Workers, the Labor Movement and the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire," was heard on WAMC's Northeast Report on August 8, 2017.
Professor Michael Hutter's column"Notable Decisions From the 2016-2017 Court Term" was published by the New York Law Journal on August 2, 2017.
Professor Emeritus Stephen Gottlieb's commentary, "Religion, Chautauqua Style," was heard on WAMC's Northeast Report on August 1, 2017.
Recently promoted professors Raymond Brescia, Keith Hirokawa and Sarah Rogerson were featured in theTimes Union's "On the Move" section and theBusiness Review's "People on the Move" section in July 2017. 
​Professor Ray Brescia was quoted in the New Yorker article"Why Corrupt Bankers Avoid Jail" (July 31, 2017 issue).
​Professor Patrick Connors’ New York Practice column,“Federal Courts' Compulsory Counterclaim Rule vs. New York's Permissive Rule,” was published by the New York Law Journal on July 26, 2017.
​Professor Ray Bresciaappeared on Spectrum’s “Capital Tonight” on July 26, 2017 to explain when states have standing to sue the federal government.
​Professor Emeritus Stephen Gottlieb's commentary,"The World Beyond the Tweets," was heard on WAMC's Northeast Report on July 25, 2017.
Professor Ray Brescia was quoted in the USA Today article "'SEE YOU IN COURT:' Trump's vow proves prophetic" on July 20, 2017.
Professor Sarah Rogerson, director of the Immigration Law Clinic,joined "The Capitol Pressroom" to discuss themes around the issue of domestic violence, including whether immigrant domestic violence survivors are seeking justice in the current political climate, on July 19, 2017.
Professor Edward De Barbieri's column "Public Benefits and the Public Trust Doctrine in 'Avella v. City of New York'" was published by the New York Law Journal on July 18, 2017.
Professor Sarah Rogersonjoined "The Capitol Pressroom" to discuss immigration issues, sanctuary cities, and the work of the Immigration Law Clinic on July 11, 2017.