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 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."
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.
President and Dean Alicia Ouellettepresented 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 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.
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 Evelyn Tenenbaumwill present, "Reassessing Consent to Intimate Sexual Relations Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia," at the ASBH (American Society for Bioethics and Humanities) Conference (held virtually) on October 15-18, 2020.
Professor Nancy Maurerparticipated in planning and organization of Externships 10: 20/20 Vision for the Future, a biannual conference scheduled for fall 2020.
Professor Michael Hutter authored an amicus curiae brief in Hewitt v. Palmer Vet. Clinic, an appeal in the NY Court of Appeals, arguing that the Court should modify NY common law and allow a person attacked by a dog while on commercial premises to sue the premises owner for negligence.
Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented Water security and climate change law in Europe, presented at September 21, 2020 at the Civil Servants School 2020: Climate Change training session for Central Asian civil servants, hosted by the German-Kazak University.
Professor Michael Hutter presented lectures on evidence and NY practice related topics to Academy of Trial Lawyers, Office of the NY Attorney General, Defense Research Institute, Albany County and Dutchess County Bar Associations.
Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented Intersections between Global Governance Regimes and Climate Change Law, presented on September 30, 2020 at the Current Challenges and Opportunities for Green Public Procurement: Global policy, US experiences and the new European Green Deal Webinar hosted by the George Washington University and the University of Silesia Faculty of Law.
Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented Implementing the Paris Agreement by Incentivizing Investment in Climate Adaptation and Resilience, presented on September 24, 2020 at the Incentivizing Investment in Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience in Ukraine: Legal & Institutional Contributions to Implementing the Paris Agreement online event hosted by the EBRD.
Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented Master Class in Climate Law, Governance and the Treaty Design, presented on September 26, 2020 at the online Climate Leadership Momentum and Ambition Climate Networking Conference hosted by the Green Economics Institute.
Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented Blue Growth and the SDGs in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea, presented September 7, 2020 at the Thessaloniki Sustainability Summit on "Sustainable Cities and Ports."