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, Professor of Law and Director, Criminal Law, Justice & Policy Program, Texas A&M University School of Law
Topic: "Plea Bargaining: Negotiating with Constraints"
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, Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law, School of Law University of Missouri
Topic: "Virtual Courts (online hearings and online courts)"
Professor Ethan Leib, John D. Calamari Distinguished Professor of Law, Fordham Law School (Sam Levine)
Topic: "Are the Federal Rules of Evidence Unconstitutional?"
Rachel Wechsler, Research Fellow at the NYU Center on the Administration of Criminal Law
Topic: “Victims as Instruments”
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"
Professor Veronica Root Martinez, Director, Program on Ethics, Compliance, and Inclusion, Notre Dame Law School
Topic: "Compliance and Ethics"