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Professor Sarah Rogerson will receive the Kimberly A. Troisi-Paton Leadership Award at the Capital District Women's Bar Association's annual installation dinner on June 4, 2019.
Professor Melissa Breger's NEW YORK LAW OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE was cited by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in Barrera v. Graham (January 2019).
Professor Melissa Breger's article "Reforming by Re-Norming: How the Legal System Has the Potential to Change a Toxic Culture of Domestic Violence" (44 Notre Dame Journal of Legislation) was selected to be reprinted in the 2019 Edition of WOMEN AND THE LAW (Thomson Reuters).
Professor Patrick Connors was appointed by New York State Bar Association President Michael Miller to serve as a member of the NYSBA Task Force on the New York Bar Exam.
The Immigration Law Clinic, directed by Professor Sarah Rogerson, received a national honorable mention by the Clinical Legal Education Association in the category of Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project. The recognition was for the clinic's role in the Detention Outreach Project.
Associate Dean Rosemary Queenan's scholarship was cited in The School Psychologist article "Association of Summer Extended School Year Services and Academic Regression" (Division 16, American Psychological Association Spring 2019).
Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum's scholarship "Can Civil Lawsuits Stem the Tide of Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Unproven Stem Cell Interventions" (npj Regenerative Medicine 2018) was selected to be listed in a special collection of Nature Partner Journals articles. All of the articles support the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
The Immigration Law Clinic, directed by Professor Sarah Rogerson, is part of a group that will receive the New York State Academy for Public Administration's 2019 Public Service Excellence Award on May 20 for its immigration reform collaboration at the Albany County Correctional Facility.
Professor Michael Hutter received the President's Award from the Schenectady County Bar Association on May 16, 2019.
Professor Melissa Breger presented "Making the Invisible Visible: Implicit Bias in Law and Society" at the firm Carter Conboy in Albany on May 15, 2019.
Professor Sarah Rogerson received the Association of American Law Schools' Section on Clinical Legal Education's prestigious M. Shanara Gilbert Award at the Clinical Legal Education Conference in San Francisco, Calif., on May 5, 2019.
Professor Melissa Breger's co-authored treatise, NEW YORK LAW OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, was cited by the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands in the decision Gayanich v. Gayanich.
Professor Ray Brescia was named a 2019 academic fellow of the Pound Civil Justice Institute, a national legal think tank that works to ensure access to justice for citizens and provide a balanced view of the issues affecting the U.S. civil justice system.
Professor Donna Young was named a joint faculty member at the University at Albany's Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Professor Sarah Rogerson received the Immigrant Excellence Award at the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators' annual legislative conference in Albany on February 17, 2019.
Professor Vincent Bonventre's co-edited book LIVING ON DEATH ROW: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WAITING TO DIE received the Association of American Publishers 2019 PROSE Award, recognizing scholarly and professional excellence, in the category of Psychology.
Associate Dean Connie Mayer was appointed to the New York Court of Appeals Advisory Committee on Skills and Values in January 2019.
Professor Anthony Paul Farley was elected to the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Board of Governors at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in January 2019.
Professor Christian Sundquist was elected Chair-Elect of the Evidence Section, Chair-Elect of the Minority Groups Section, and an Executive Board member of the Associate Deans Section at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in January 2019.
Professor Peter Halewood was named incoming Chair of the AALS Section on International Human Rights at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in New Orleans, January 2-6, 2019.
Professor Mary A. Lynch's blog, Best Practices for Legal Education, was named to the ABA Journal's Blawg Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. Best Practices had previously appeared several times on the ABA Journal Blawg 100, an annual list of the top blogs for a legal audience.
Professor Ray Brescia was named to the transition committee for incoming New York Attorney General Letitia James in November 2018.
Professor Christian Sundquist was appointed as the incoming Chair-Elect of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Minority Groups; he will serve as Chair-Elect for the next year before stepping into the Chair role for 2020-2021. He will also serve as Chair-Elect next year for the AALS Section on Evidence before becoming Chair in 2020-2021.
Professor Sarah Rogerson received the AILA Upstate NY Chapter 2018 Pro Bono Champion Award at the 2018 Northern Border U.S.-Canada Immigration Law Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, on October 19, 2018.
Professor Melissa Breger's treatise NEW YORK LAW OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE was cited in the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands' opinion in Gayanich v. Gayanich.
Professor Robert Heverly was appointed by the president of NYSBA to the Legal Education Committee.
Professor Robert Heverly was appointed as the Associate Reporter for the Drafting Committee of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws project, "Tort Law Relating to Drones Act."
Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum's article, "Bartering for a Compatible Kidney Using Your Incompatible Live Kidney Donor," was cited in Clanton v. U.S., 2018 U.S.Dist.LEXIS126047, by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
Professor Michael Hutter has been appointed by the president of the New York State Bar Association to the State Bar's Committee on Communications and Publications.
Professor Ira Mark Bloom, Justice David Josiah Brewer Distinguished Professor of Law, has become a life member of the American Law Institute.
Professor Sarah Rogerson was appointed Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Immigration Representation.
Professor Melissa Breger received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service at Albany Law School's 167th Commencement on May 18, 2018.
Professor Patrick Connors received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at Albany Law School's 167th Commencement on May 18, 2018.
Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship at Albany Law School's 167th Commencement on May 18, 2018.
President & Dean Alicia Ouellette's co-authored paper, "U.S. Medical Schools' Compliance With the Americans With Disabilities Act: Findings From a National Study,"
received the 2018 Best Research Paper Award at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Annual Spring Conference on May 7, 2018.
Professor Patrick Connors' scholarship was cited in the New York Court of Appeals' April 3, 2018 decision in the case of Rodriguez v. City of New York.
Professor Patrick Connors' scholarship continues to be cited in numerous reported decisions, with over 20 such citations from the New York and federal courts in 2017-18, including the New York Court of Appeals and Appellate Division.
Professor Edward De Barbieri was named an affiliated faculty member at the University at Albany's Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development in January 2018.
Associate Dean Rosemary Queenan was selected to serve as the 2018-2019 Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Student Services.
Professor Christian Sundquist was elected to a three-year term with the Executive Board for the Association of American Law Schools' Evidence Section at the AALS Annual Meeting in January 2018. He will serve as Secretary for the 2018-19 year.
Professor Peter Halewood was named Chair-Elect of the Association of American Law Schools Section on International Human Rights at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, January 3-6, 2018.