Faculty News

Lenni Benson received an award at City Hall given by the Mayor’s Office that recognized volunteers who have contributed 1000+ hours to their organization as well as corporations who engaged 20% or more of their New York City-based employees in service during 2015.



Michael Roffer has received the Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award from the American Association of Law Libraries for his book The Law Book: From Hammurabi to the International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in the History of Law.



2015-NYLS-Prof-Deb-Archer 21-235x225Deborah Archer was appointed Acting Chair of the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.




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Alan Appel ’76 has been appointed to the ABA Council to serve as a Council Director for the U.S. Activities of Foreign Persons and Tax Treaties and the Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers committees of the ABA Tax Section.



Kris_Franklin-235x225Kris Franklin has been invited and agreed to serve on the Editorial Board of the Dutch Journal of Feminist Studies, published by the University of Amsterdam.



Spotlight on Publications

To view a complete list of faculty publications from 2014-2015, click here.


Richard Chused’s article “Appropriate(d) Momentshas been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of the Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook, an anthology published annually by Thomson Reuters (West), as one of the best articles of 2015 related to entertainment, publishing and/or the arts.


David Schoenbrod’s article, “The Role of Congress in Environmental Law,” 6 Ariz. Journal of Environmental Law & Policy 554 ( 2016) (participating as panelist at Federal Society National Lawyers Convention, 2015), was published.



Edward_Purcell-235x225Edward A. Purcell, Jr.’s new article, “Capitalism and Risk:  Concepts, Consequences, and Ideologies” has been published in volume 64 of the Buffalo Law Review (2016).





The third edition of Michael Perlin’s Treatise, Mental Disability Law: Civil and Criminal, has been published by Lexis-Nexis. Prof. Heather Ellis Cucolo ’03 is the co-author of this edition. His book, Sexuality, Disability and the Law: Beyond the Last Frontier?, co-authored with Alison J. Lynch, Esq. (’13, M.A. ’15) has been published by Palgrave Macmillan. Michael’s article, ” ‘I Expected It to Happen/I Knew He’d Lost Control’: The Impact of PTSD on Criminal Sentencing after the Promulgation of DSM-5,” has been published in 2015 UTAH L. REV. 881.


A Mandarin version of the second edition of Property Stories, co-edited by Gerald Korngold, has just been published by China Renmin University Press under arrangement with Foundation Press.