Speakers & Colloquia
The following events are open to Touro Law faculty and staff unless otherwise noted.
Touro Faculty Colloquiums Spring, 2021
Wednesdays - 12:30-1:20pm
Professor Alexis Hoag, Inaugural Practitioner-in-Residence, Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights, Columbia University
Topic: "Black on Black Representation: An Examination of Racial Congruency in Indigent Defense.”
Professor Cynthia Alkon, Texas A&M School of Law
Topic: "Negotiating Plea Bargains"
Professor Victoria J. Haneman, Frank J. Kellegher Professor of Trusts & Estates,
Creighton University School of Law
Topic: "The Art of Death (Green Burials or Funeral Poverty or more!)"
Professor Melina Healey, Director of Clinical Programs, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Topic: "Adapting Client Representation to the new Virtual Reality: Emerging Lessons from the front line of Clinical Education"
Professor Amy Schmitz, Missouri Law
Topic: "Virtual Courts (online hearings and online courts)"
Professor Ethan Leib, Fordham Law School (Sam Levine)
Topic: "Are the Federal Rules of Evidence Unconstitutional?"
Rachel Weschler, Research Fellow at the NYU Center on the Administration of Criminal Law
Topic: “Victims as Instruments”
Professor Andrew Chin, University of North Carolina (Sam Levine)
Topic: "Patent Law"
Professor Veronica Root Martinez, Director, Program on Ethics, Compliance, and Inclusion, Notre Dame Law School
Topic: "Compliance and Ethics"