Faculty News

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Deborah 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.




Howard_Meyers-235x225Howard S. Meyers was named Co-Chair of the ABA’s Legal Clinic and Law Student Subcommittee.  This newly formed Subcommittee will work with the ABA’s Securities Litigation Committee to address arbitration and regulatory enforcement matters.




Ronald Filler was reelected to serve on the Board and Executive Committee of the National Futures Association, which is the principal self-regulatory organization for the U.S. futures and derivatives industry.



Spotlight on Publications

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


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.


Richard Chused’s article “Appropriate(d) Momentshas been published in the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 26, Issue 1.





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.