Faculty Information

  • Biography

    B.S., California Institute of Technology
    M.B.A., J.D., Stanford University

    Clerked for Chief Justice William S. Richardson of the Hawaii Supreme Court and was a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law School and George Washington University Law School.



  • Globalization and the Convergence of Values, 30 Cornell International Law Journal 429 (1997)

  • The Role of Market Forces in Transnational Violence, 60 Albany Law Review 635 (1997)

  • The Intractable State of United States-Japan Relations, 32 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 467 (1995)

  • The Historical Background of Japan's Antimonopoly Law, 1994 University of Illinois Law Review 115 (1994) (with Jiro Tamura)papers.cfm

  • Discussing Japan Rationally, 25 Law and Policy in International Business 193 (1993)papers.cfm

  • U.S.-Japan Antitrust Cooperation, 24 Law and Policy in International Business 1081 (1993)

  • Common Myths in the Economic Analysis of Law, 1989 Brigham Young University Law Review 993 (1989)papers.cfm

  • Uncertainty and Contract Law, 46 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 75 (1984)papers.cfm

Forthcoming Publications

Selected Achievements

In the News

  • ​Professor Christine Chung spoke on a panel for the New York State Bar Association about Municipal Law and Finance, along with Albany Law graduates Amanda Godkin and Matthew Mobilia. Panel arranged by our adjunct Ken Bond.

  • Professor Vin Bonventre was quoted in the article "New York Court Has Cuomo’s Stamp" in the Wall Street Journal on October 11, 2015.

  • Professor Vin Bonventre joined Time Warner Cable News' "Capitol Tonight" to talk about what's next for the Supreme Court on October 8, 2015.

  • ​Professor Vin Bonventre joined Susan Arbetter, host of "Capitol Pressroom," to preview the upcoming Supreme Court term on October 2, 2015.

  • Professor Vincent Bonventre appeared with Fred Dicker on Talk 1300 WGDJ-AM to talk about what is and isn't in the U.S. Constitution on September 16, 2015. "The Constitution is not and was never intended to be a catalog of rights," he said.

  • Professor Vincent Bonventre on August 20 spoke on Fred Dicker’s talk radio regarding the Glendon Scott Crawford case and the legal issues surrounding the topless but painted women in Times Square.

  • ​Professor Bonventre appeared on Talk 1300 Radio to discuss the federal crime of Making False Statements (18 USC 1001) - for which numerous celebrities (Martha Stewart) and officials (Senators Sampson & Libous) have been prosecuted and convicted.

  • ​Professor Vincent Bonventre appeared on Capital Tonight to discuss the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act on June 25, 2015.

  • ​Professor Vincent Bonventre was a guest on Talk 1300 radio, discussing Court of Appeals appointments with host Fred Dicker on Feb. 9, 2015.