Speakers & Colloquia

The following events are open to Touro Law faculty and staff unless otherwise noted.

Touro Faculty Colloquiums Spring, 2021
Online (Zoom)
Wednesdays - 12:30-1:20pm


February 3
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.”

February 10
Professor Cynthia Alkon, Professor of Law and Director, Criminal Law, Justice & Policy Program, Texas A&M University School of Law 
Topic: "Plea Bargaining: Negotiating with Constraints"

February 17
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!)"

February 24
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"


March 3

Professor Amy Schmitz, Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law, School of Law University of Missouri
Topic: "Virtual Courts (online hearings and online courts)"

March 10
Professor Ethan Leib, John D. Calamari Distinguished Professor of Law, Fordham Law School (Sam Levine)
Topic: "Are the Federal Rules of Evidence Unconstitutional?"

March 24
Rachel Wechsler, Research Fellow at the NYU Center on the Administration of Criminal Law 
Topic: “Victims as Instruments”

April 7
Professor Andrew Chin, Paul B. Eaton Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (Sam Levine)
Topic: "Patent Law"

April 14
Professor Veronica Root Martinez, Director, Program on Ethics, Compliance, and Inclusion, Notre Dame Law School 
Topic: "Compliance and Ethics"

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