JUNE 2013
Alicia Ouellette '94 Named Academic Dean
Alicia Ouellette, valedictorian of the Albany Law Class of 1994, will be Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Intellectual Life effective July 1, 2013.
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Professor Ray Brescia to Lead the Government Law Center
The law school recently appointed Assistant Professor Ray Brescia as the director of the law school’s Government Law Center (GLC) effective Aug. 13, 2013.
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Albany Law Celebrates Class of 2013 at 162nd Commencement
Approximately 200 students walked across the stage at Albany Law School's 162 Commencement, held at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
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Professors Recognized for Teaching, Scholarship, Service
At Commencement, Professor Deborah Kearns received the Excellence in Service Award, and Professor Beverly Cohen received both the Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Scholarship awards.
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Dean Andrews Appointed by Chief Judge Lippman to Statewide Committee
Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman recently formed the Committee on Non-Lawyers and the Justice Gap, appointing Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews as one of the committee members.
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L.A. Public Radio, N.Y. Times, Newsweek’s Daily Beast Call on Professor Shanks
A recent week involved a flurry of media activity for Professor Laurie Shanks, including interviews for public radio in Los Angeles, Newsweek's The Daily Beast, and a forthcoming article for New York Times Magazine.
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Justice Malone '72 Joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
Former New York State Supreme Court Justice, and former long-time trustee of the law school, Bernard J. Malone Jr. '72 has joined the Capital Region’s largest law firm, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, as senior counsel.
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Professor Cords Named Chair of the National ABA Teaching Taxation Committee
Professor Danshera Cords was recently appointed chair of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation's Committee on Teaching Taxation for a two-year term starting July 1, 2013.
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Professor Farley Named to Lawyers of Color's 50 Under 50
Professor Anthony Paul Farley has been named to Lawyers of Color's 2013 50 Under 50 list, a catalog of the most influential minority law professors 50 years of age or younger.
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Students Remove IRS Lean from Client’s Property, and other Clinic News
Read a brief summary of a few cases students worked on as Clinic interns.
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Sandman Fellow to Study Care of Individuals with Mental Health Issues
Felicia Valle '14 is conducting substantive legal research on New York state guardianship statutes for individuals with mental health disabilities. Traditionally, the Sandman Fellow Report influences law and policy makers, as well as advocates.

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Glendening '14 to Work for Brooklyn D.A. this Summer
Since transferring to Albany Law, Glendening has clerked for The Hon. Lawrence H. Ecker in the New York State Supreme Court; interned at Jacobowitz & Gubits LLP in Walden, N.Y.; spent a semester in the Health Law Clinic; and served as a research assistant for Professor Stephen Gottlieb.
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Albany Law School Hosts Russian Delegation
Three administrators from the Tolstoy State Pedagogical University in Tula, Russia, visited Albany Law School as part of the Albany-Tula Alliance, which pairs the two cities to promote cultural and commercial ties.
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Career Center Creates Mentor Program for Career Guidance
The Career Center has a new initiative to connect graduates as career mentors to students, as well as to help provide targeted career advice and insight.
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Photos from Commencement
     
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Alumni Spotlight

Mary Withington '81


Withington '81 Honored by Legal Aid Society for 30 Years of Public Service

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Call for Nominations

Nominate an Outstanding Young or Distinguished Alum for the Annual Alumni Awards.
Deadline: June 24, 2013.


UPCOMING EVENTS

GOLD BarBQ @ Albany Law School
Sat. June 22, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE!
Rochester Cocktail Hour
Tue. July 16, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Glimmerglass (Cooperstown, NY)
Fri. Aug. 9, 2013 - 3:00 p.m.



17th Annual Day at the Races

Aug. 11, 2013

2013 Barrister Soirée
August 23, 2013
Reunion Weekend 2013
Oct. 4 - 6, 2013



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