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Faculty Presentations

September 2020

Alexandra Harrington

​Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented International laws and regulation of water security in the context of climate change, presented on September 21, 2020 at the Civil Servants School 2020: Climate Change training session for Central Asian civil servants, hosted by the German-Kazak University.

Nancy Maurer

​Professor Nancy Maurer participated in planning and organization of Externships 10: 20/20 Vision for the Future, a biannual conference scheduled for fall 2020.

Michael Hutter

​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.

August 2020

Melissa Breger

​Professor Melissa Breger presented "Stemming the Tide: Social Norms and Child Sex Trafficking" at Yeshiva University's Family Law Workshop on August 7, 2020. Breger also presented the work at the Law and Society Association (LSA) meeting in May 2020 as part of the Feminist Legal Theory panel The State and Violence: New Proposals for Stopping the Cycle.

Mary Lynch

​Professor Mary Lynch served as a panelist at the Power, Privilege, and Transformation: Lessons from the Pandemic for Online Legal Education virtual symposium held by the University of Miami School of Law on August 5, 2020.

Patrick Connors

​Professor Patrick Connors presented to the Justices of the New York State Court System on August 20, 2020 entitled "Interpreting the COVID-19 Toll and Related Administrative Orders" and a five-part series entitled "Coronavirus and the Courts" discussing changes to procedure during COVID-19 Disaster Emergency, with presentations on March 25 (Parts I and II), April 1 (Part III), April 16 (Part IV), and May 13 (Part V), 2020.

Pamela Armstrong

​Professor Pam Armstrong presented "Creating Short Exercises that Engage Students in Learning Substantive Law Using Lawyer Roles" at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Conference on August 3, 2020. Armstrong serves as a steering committee member for SEALS.

July 2020

Alexandra Harrington

​Professor Dr. Alexandra Harrington presented Re-thinking WTO DSB jurisdiction in light of pandemic, climate and other evolving threats, presented on July 17, 2020 at the Law Schools Global League, Summer Academic Online Conference on The 3R Initiative: Re-thinking, Re-packaging and Rescuing World Trade Law.

Patrick Connors

​Professor Patrick Connors presented with Judge Victoria Graffeo (Ret.) on "Intersection of The Court of Appeals and Appellate Division Jurisdiction" at the New York State Appellate Judges Seminar (the program was attended by the Judges of the Court of Appeals and the Justices of all 4 Departments in the Appellate Division) in Wading River, NY on July 9, 2019.

Mary Lynch

​Professor Mary Lynch served on the Planning Committee Member for July 2020, joint AALS/ CLEA Virtual Clinic Conference.

June 2020

Evelyn Tenenbaum

​Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum presented, 'Assessing Consent to Intimate Sexual Relations Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia," at the World Congress of Bioethics Conference (held virtually) on June 19-21, 2020.

Nancy Maurer

​Professor Nancy Maurer participated in the AALS/Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) New Clinician Virtual Conference and facilitated discussions with new clinical teachers as part of the four-day virtual conference in June 2020.

Evelyn Tenenbaum

​Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum presented "Facilitating Greater Use of Split Liver Transplants," at the World Congress of Bioethics Conference in Philadelphia on June 19-21, 2020.

May 2020

Patrick Connors

Professor Patrick Connors is serving on the Task Force on the New York Bar Examination.

Melissa Breger

​Professor Melissa Breger chaired a scholarship panel (virtually) at the Law and Society Association meeting in May 2020 on State Power & the Lives of Children.

Melissa Breger

Professor Melissa Breger has been selected as this year's co-recipient of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law's Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare.

Patrick Connors

Professor Patrick Connors presented several lectures as part of his series "Coronavirus and the Courts" presented by American LegalNet.

Melissa Breger

​Professor Melissa Breger's work in progress "Stemming the Tide: Social Norms and Child Sex Trafficking" was accepted to be presented at the Law and Society Association (LSA) meeting in Denver, Colo., in May 2020.

April 2020

Alexandra Harrington

​Professor Alexandra Harrington co-hosted a virtual symposium called "Human Right, Sustainable Development, & the Law: International Law" in April 2020.

Nancy Maurer

​Professor Nancy Maurer presented a CLE (with Prof. Ray Brescia) for supervising attorneys in law school's Field Placement Programs on Ethical Issues in Supervising Law Student on April 14, 2020.