March 2017 


Dan Subotnik, The Dangers of Racial Thinking, 30 ACAD. QUESTIONS 58 (March 2017).

Appointments & Honors:

Hal Abramson, received the 2016 Academic Award for Best Professional Article in ADR for, Nelson Mandela as Negotiator: What Can We Learn from Him," 31 OHIO ST. J. ON DISP. RESOL. 19 (2016), CPR International Institution for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Coral Gables, Fla, March 3, 2017.
Joan Foley, was elected to be a member of the Executive Committee for the AALS Aging and the Law Section, at the AALS annual meeting in San Francisco, Jan. 2017.
Deseriee Kennedy, was appointed Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Touro Law Center, Central Islip, NY, March 17, 2017.
Richard Klein, was elected to be a member of the Executive Committee for the AALS International Human Rights Law, at the AALS annual meeting in San Francisco, Jan. 2017.
Jim Montes, was appointed Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Touro Law Center, Central Islip, NY, March 17, 2017.


Melissa Luckman, testified at a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee of Committee on House Financial Services hearing, House of Representatives, Washington, DC, March 16, 2017.
Michael Mushlin, testified at a public briefing on solitary confinement in Connecticut penal facilities, Old Judiciary Room, Capitol Building, Hartford, Conn., Feb. 7, 2017.
Laura Ross, presented, Cost Effective Legal Research in New York (CLE), Rivkin Radler, Uniondale, NY, March 27, 2017.

Media Appearances:

Melissa Luckman, was quoted in, Carol Polsky, Contractor Charged with Stealing NY Rising Funds, Officials Say, NEWSDAY, March 7, 2017.


Eileen Kaufman, Women and Law: A Comparative Analysis of The United States and Indian Supreme Courts' Equality Jurisprudence, 34 GA. J. INT'L & COMP. L. 557 (2006), was cited in, Thelma L. Harmon, Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.: The Equal Treatment Fallacy, 20 J. GENDER RACE & JUST. 97 (2017).
Sidney Kwestel, The Business Records Exception to the Hearsay Rule—New is Not Necessarily Better, 64 MO. L. REV. 595 (1999), was cited in, Amir Shachmurove, The Past’s Fickle Shadow: A California Divide over the Business Records Exception, 2017 NORTON BANKR. L. ADVISER 1 (Winter 2017).
Samuel J. Levine, The Supreme Court's Hands-Off Approach to Religious Doctrine: An Introduction, 84 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 793 (2009), was cited in B. Jessie Hill, Kingdom without End? The Inevitable Expansion of Religious Sovereignty Claims, 20 LEWIS & CLARK L. REV. 1177 (2017).
Samuel J. Levine, Second Annual Holocaust Remembrance Lecture at Washington University: Jewish Law From Out of the Depths: Tragic Choices in the Holocaust, 10 WASH. U. GLOBAL STUD. L. REV. 133 (2011), was cited in WWRD U.S., LLC, v. U.S., No. 11-00238, 2017 WL 816266 (Ct. Int'l Trade Mar. 1, 2017).
Michael Lewyn, How Environmental Review Can Generate Car-Induced Pollution: A Case Study, 13 SUSTAINABLE DEV. L. & POL'Y 16 (2014), was cited in Mark A. Chertok, “Little Nepas” and Their Environmental Impact Assessment Processes, SY015 ALI-CLE 879 (2017).
Michael Lewyn (& William Leaf), Internally Buffered Districts: A New Technique to Make Zoning Less Exclusionary, 44 REAL EST. L.J. 330 (2015), was cited in, Daniel R. Mandelker, Spot Zoning: New Ideas for an Old Problem, 48 URB. LAW. 737 (2016).
Jeffrey B. Morris, CALMLY TO POISE THE SCALES OF JUSTICE: A HISTORY OF THE COURTS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT (2001), was cited in, Blake B. Hulnick, Consumer Crusade: Justice Hugo Black as Senate Investigator, 24 J.S. LEGAL HIST. 69 (2016).
Marjorie A. Silver, Symposium Introduction: Humanism Goes to Law School, 28 TOURO L. REV. 1141 (2012) & Love, Hate, and Other Emotional Interference in the Lawyer/Client Relationship, 6 CLINICAL L. REV. 259 (1999), were cited in, Ronald Tyler, The First Thing We Do, Let's Heal All the Law Students: Incorporating Self-Care into A Criminal Defense Clinic, 21 BERKELEY J. CRIM. L. 1 (2016).
Martin A. Schwartz, Should Juries Be Informed that Municipality Will Indemnify Officer's § 1983 Liability for Constitutional Wrongdoing?, 86 IOWA L. REV. 1209 (2000), was cited in, Lawrence Rosenthal, Good and Bad Ways to Address Police Violence, 48 URB. LAW. 675 (2016).
Martin A. Schwartz, FED. JUD. CTR., SECTION 1983 LITIGATION (3d ed. 2014), SECTION 1983 LITIGATION CLAIMS & DEFENSES (2016) & Supreme Court Pretrial Detainee Excessive Force Decision, N.Y.L.J. (Aug. 28, 2015), were cited in, Michael S. DiBattista, A Force to Be Reckoned with: Confronting the (Still) Unresolved Questions of Excessive Force Jurisprudence After Kingsley, 48 COLUM. HUM. RTS. L. REV. 203 (2017).
Dan Subotnik, “Hands Off”: Feminism, Affirmative Consent, and the Law of Foreplay, 16 S.CAL. REV. L. & SOC. JUST. 249 (2007), was cited in, Kevin Cole, Better Sex Through Criminal Law: Proxy Crimes, Covert Negligence, and Other Difficulties of "Affirmative Consent" in the Ali's Draft Sexual Assault Provisions, 53 SAN DIEGO L. REV. 507 (2016).

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