Honors, Awards, and Appointments


Jacob Sherkow has been invited to contribute to the North Carolina Law Review’s 2018 symposium. This year’s symposium will focus on the ethical, legal, and policy implications of CRISPR. The symposium is scheduled to take place in October 2018.

On September 28, Jacob Sherkow participated in Chicago Kent’s College of Law annual Supreme Court in Intellectual Property Roundtable.

Rebecca Roiphe has been appointed to serve as the liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility from the AALS Professional Responsibility section.

Anthony Crowell attended a book party held at Bloomberg Philanthropies to celebrate “Greater Than Ever: New York’s Big Comeback” by former NYC Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff, currently CEO of Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google’s parent company).

Anthony Crowell was elected to the Board of The Congressional Award Foundation in Washington.

On September 21, Lynn Su participated as a Workshop Leader in the Bronx District Attorney’s Orientation Training Program for new assistant district attorneys.

On September 16, Deborah Archer was elected General Counsel to the National Board of the American Civil Liberties Union. Previous General Counsels have included Nadine Strossen, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Norman Dorsen.

Nadine Strossen has accepted an invitation from NYU Psychology Professor Jonathan Haidt to join the Advisory Board of the Heterodox Academy, which he founded, and which is a “collaboration among professors who want to advance and promote viewpoint diversity in the academy.”

Ronald Filler will receive an award in October for one of the best panels at the Annual Spring Meeting of the ABA’s International Law Committee. He moderated a panel that analyzed the 2008 financial crisis titled “Financial Crisis Reform or a Missed Opportunity.”

Lloyd Bonfield has been appointed Visiting Professor of Hebrew University in Jerusalem for this upcoming academic year. He will teach a course (largely remotely) for students participating in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

Deborah N. Archer has been named Acting Chair of the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, the nation’s largest independent police oversight entity, effective August 31. The CCRB’s full announcement is available here.

Nadine Strossen has been appointed to the newly created Advisory Council of FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

For the fourth consecutive year, Doni Gewirtzman attended Wolters Kluwer’s annual Leading Edge Conference in Chicago from July 10-12. The invitation-only conference brought together 25 thought-leaders and innovators for three days of collaborative discussion and debate about the current and future state of legal education. More information about the conference can be found here.

Ruti Teitel has been ranked in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.

Michael Perlin was named an Honorary Lifetime President (and a member of the current Board of Trustees) of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence, a new group that was launched earlier this month of July as part of the biennial Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH) at Charles University in Prague.

Ronald Filler was recently re-elected to the Executive Committee of the National Futures Association. The NFA is similar to FINRA and regulates all firms and persons involved in the futures and derivatives industry. To read more, click here. (2017)

Ruti Teitel was ranked by SSRN as in the top ten percent of authors based on downloads in February 2017.

Ruti Teitel’s piece on Ronald Dworkin titled “Transitional Justice for Hedge Hogs” was accepted in the London Review of International Law. (2017)

Stacy-Ann Elvy was among a select group of legal experts who were invited by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a nonprofit research and public policy organization, to participate in the Innovation, Race and Law Luncheon. Participants evaluated current top issues and future projects related to technology and race, and methods for shaping policymaking by elected and appointed officials.

Anthony Crowell has been invited to serve on an ABA Site Inspection Team this spring to undertake the sabbatical review of Florida International University’s College of Law (Miami).