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Professor Mary A. Lynch's blog, Best Practices for Legal Education, was named to the ABA Journal's Blawg Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. Best Practices had previously appeared several times on the ABA Journal Blawg 100, an annual list of the top blogs for a legal audience.
Professor Ray Brescia was named to the transition committee for incoming New York Attorney General Letitia James in November 2018.
Professor Christian Sundquist was appointed as the incoming Chair-Elect of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Minority Groups; he will serve as Chair-Elect for the next year before stepping into the Chair role for 2020-2021. He will also serve as Chair-Elect next year for the AALS Section on Evidence before becoming Chair in 2020-2021.
Professor Sarah Rogerson received the AILA Upstate NY Chapter 2018 Pro Bono Champion Award at the 2018 Northern Border U.S.-Canada Immigration Law Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, on October 19, 2018.
Professor Melissa Breger's treatise NEW YORK LAW OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE was cited in the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands' opinion in Gayanich v. Gayanich.
Professor Robert Heverly was appointed by the president of NYSBA to the Legal Education Committee.
Professor Robert Heverly was appointed as the Associate Reporter for the Drafting Committee of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws project, "Tort Law Relating to Drones Act."
Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum's article, "Bartering for a Compatible Kidney Using Your Incompatible Live Kidney Donor," was cited in Clanton v. U.S., 2018 U.S.Dist.LEXIS126047, by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
Professor Michael Hutter has been appointed by the president of the New York State Bar Association to the State Bar's Committee on Communications and Publications.
Professor Ira Mark Bloom, Justice David Josiah Brewer Distinguished Professor of Law, has become a life member of the American Law Institute.
Professor Sarah Rogerson was appointed Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Immigration Representation.
Professor Melissa Breger received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service at Albany Law School's 167th Commencement on May 18, 2018.
Professor Patrick Connors received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at Albany Law School's 167th Commencement on May 18, 2018.
Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship at Albany Law School's 167th Commencement on May 18, 2018.
President & Dean Alicia Ouellette's co-authored paper, "U.S. Medical Schools' Compliance With the Americans With Disabilities Act: Findings From a National Study,"
received the 2018 Best Research Paper Award at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Annual Spring Conference on May 7, 2018.
Professor Patrick Connors' scholarship was cited in the New York Court of Appeals' April 3, 2018 decision in the case of Rodriguez v. City of New York.
Professor Patrick Connors' scholarship continues to be cited in numerous reported decisions, with over 20 such citations from the New York and federal courts in 2017-18, including the New York Court of Appeals and Appellate Division.
Professor Edward De Barbieri was named an affiliated faculty member at the University at Albany's Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development in January 2018.
Associate Dean Rosemary Queenan was selected to serve as the 2018-2019 Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Student Services.
Professor Christian Sundquist was elected to a three-year term with the Executive Board for the Association of American Law Schools' Evidence Section at the AALS Annual Meeting in January 2018. He will serve as Secretary for the 2018-19 year.
Professor Peter Halewood was named Chair-Elect of the Association of American Law Schools Section on International Human Rights at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, January 3-6, 2018.