Professor Sarah Rogerson was featured in the documentary "The Turning Point: Guerilla Habeas" on NBC.
Professor Melissa Breger received the Capital District Women’s Bar Association (CDWBA)’s Kimberly A. Triosi-Paton Leadership Award in Troy, NY (August 2022).
Professor David Walker was elected Chair of NELLCO’s Print to Electronic Standing Committee.
Professor David Walker was elected to Member-at-Large on the Society of Academic Law Library Directors’ Executive Committee.
Professor Robert Heverly presented as part of the Information Society Project’s 25th reunion, which included scholarly panels (I was on the October 1 “IP, Cyber Infrastructure and Corporate Security;”).
Professor Robert Heverly presented as part of the Transatlantic Quantum Forum, with sessions in Munich, New Haven (where I was) and LA and linked by video conference.
Professor Connie Mayer contributed to the Best Practices in Legal Education Blog.
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the Clinical Legal Education Association.
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association.
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the Albany County Bar Association.
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the American Association of Law Schools. Section on Clinical Legal Education Planning Committee for 2015 Annual Conference
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the Leadership Committee, Schenectady County Access to Justice Council (2018- present).
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the Advisory Committee, Court of Appeals Initiative on the Skills and Competency Requirement (2019 – present).
Professor Connie Mayer becomes a member of the Advisory Committee Working Group, New York Content Outline for the Uniform Bar Examination (2015- 2017).
Professor Connie Mayer Statewide Access to Justice Council (Chair, 2014 – 2019; Member, 2019- present) and Planning Committee for Annual Conference, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019.
Professor Dale Margolin Cecka, Improper Delegation of Judicial Authority in Child Custody Cases: Finally Overturned. 52 U. Rich. L. Rev. 181 (2017) was cited by the Virginia Court of Appeals in Rainey v. Raney 74 Va. App 359 (2022).
Professor Norman joined the Capital District Women’s Bar Association Committee on the Judiciary.
Professor Norman was elected as a member of the City of Watervliet Police Policy Review Committee
Professor Norman was appointed to the State of New York Supreme Court's Committee on Character and Fitness of the Appellate Division, Third Department.
Spectrum News Panelist: African-American Women Blazing Trails in Capital Region Legal Field; Published February 24, 2020
Professor Louis Jim with presented with the Friend of the Class Award from the Class of 2021
Professor Johar joined the Capital District Women’s Bar Association Committee on the Judiciary.
Professor Kanika Johar was appointed to the State of New York Supreme Court's Committee on Character and Fitness of the Appellate Division, Third Department.
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.
Deans Rosemary Queenan and Mary Walsh Fitzpatrick's article, Professional Identity Formation, Leadership, and Exploration of Self was named one of the "Best Legal Education Articles of 2020" by the TaxProf Blog.
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.
Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum will 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 Melissa Breger was appointed to the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Children & the Law.
Professor Ted de Barbieri was appointed Secretary of Association of American Law Schools Section on Community Economic Development, and member of Executive Committee of Association of American Law Schools Section on Real Estate Transactions.
Professor Louis Jim was presented the Justina Cintron Perino Award by the board members of Albany Law School's Anthony V. Cardona '70 Moot Court Program board.
Professor Rob Heverly served as reporter on the Uniform Law Commission's Tort Law Relating to Drones Act.
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.
Dean Rosemary Queenan served as chair of the Law Education Working Group of New York State Bar Association Attorney Well-Being Task Force.
Professor Patrick Connors is serving on the Task Force on the New York Bar Examination.
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.
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.
Professor Patrick Connors served on the New York State Bar Association's Task Force on the New York Bar Examination and participation in authorship of March 5, 2020 Report of the NYSBA Task Force on the New York Bar Examination and March 30 Report recommending postponement of New York's July bar exam and providing alternative suggestions.
President and Dean Alicia Ouellette is serving as chair of the Association of American Law Schools' Section on Law School Deans.
Professor Vincent Bonventre is a judge for the MENSA national scholarship program.
Professor Sarah Rogerson was invited to co-lead two amicus briefs on behalf of legal scholars—arguments rooted in her previous scholarship on immigration enforcement in state courthouses: New York v. ICE, No. 19 Civ. 8876 (SDNY) and Doe v. ICE, No. 19 Civ. 8892 (SDNY).
Professor David Walker contributed to the American Association of Law Libraries Spectrum magazine's "Ask a Director" column, published in the January/February 2020 issue.
Professor Patrick Connors' treatise, SIEGEL & CONNORS, NEW YORK PRACTICE (6th ed. 2018 Thomson) was cited seven times in the three opinions in Williams v. Beemiller, 33 N.Y.3d 523 (2019). In Williams, an Ohio firearm merchant sold a gun to an Ohio resident in Ohio, which was then resold on the black market and used by a gang member to shoot the plaintiff in Buffalo. The Court held that the plaintiff could not obtain long-arm jurisdiction over the Ohio firearm merchant in New York State court.
Professor Patrick Connors' scholarship has been cited in numerous reported decisions from the New York and Federal Courts in 2019, including the New York Court of Appeals, Appellate Division, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
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 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.
Professor Stephen Clark received Albany Law School's Excellence in Service Award on May 24, 2019.