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Faculty Presentations

May 2019

Ray Brescia

​Professor Ray Brescia facilitated the work-group panel "How Law Schools and Community Practitioners are Developing Innovative Technology Solutions that Address the Justice Gap" at the 8th Annual Law School Access to Justice Conference at Brooklyn Law School on May 14, 2019.

Patrick Connors

​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.

Patrick Connors

​Professor Patrick Connors presented on "Updates in Legal Ethics for the Practicing Lawyer" to the Chaminade High School Alumni Lawyers Association in Mineola, N.Y., on May 16, 2019.

Sarah Rogerson

​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.

Melissa Breger

​Professor Melissa Breger received Albany Law School's Excellence in Scholarship Award on May 24, 2019.

Ava Ayers

​Government Law Center Director Ava Ayers presented at the Albany County Bar Association CLE Research: What do the Courts Want? on May 14, 2019.

Robert Heverly

​Professor Rob Heverly participated on the panel "Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation" at Niskayuna Town Hall on World Press Freedom Day, May 2, 2019.

Melissa Breger

​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).

Sarah Rogerson

​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.

Connie Mayer

​Associate Dean Connie Mayer facilitated the work-group panel "Law Schools Working in the Community: Addressing Civil Legal Needs Arising from Entanglement with the Criminal Justice System" at the 8th Annual Law School Access to Justice Conference at Brooklyn Law School on May 14, 2019.

Sarah Rogerson

​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. 

Melissa Breger

​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.

Mary Lynch

​Professor Mary A. Lynch presented "Assessment and Grading" at the Clinical Legal Education Association's New Clinician's Workshop in San Francisco, Calif., on May 4, 2019.

Stephen Clark

​Professor Stephen Clark received Albany Law School's Excellence in Service Award on May 24, 2019.

Ray Brescia

​Professor Ray Brescia participated on the plenary panel "Law School Innovations: Leveraging Technology and Data to Expand Access to Justice" at the 8th Annual Law School Access to Justice Conference at Brooklyn Law School on May 14, 2019.

Alicia Ouellette

​President and Dean Alicia Ouellette moderated the panel "Free Society: Female Success in the Legal Profession" in Rochester, N.Y., on May 1, 2019.

Melissa Breger

​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).

Michael Hutter

​Professor Michael Hutter received the President's Award from the Schenectady County Bar Association on May 16, 2019.

Sarah Rogerson

​Professor Sarah Rogerson facilitated the work-group panel "Challenges and Opportunities in Today's Immigration Landscape: The Role of Law Schools in Ensuring Access to Counsel for Immigrant Communities" at the 8th Annual Law School Access to Justice Conference at Brooklyn Law School on May 14, 2019.

Evelyn Tenenbaum

​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.