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Mar 27, 2014, 07:00 ET

Albany Law School To Launch New Concentration In Equine, Racing And Gaming Law

In response to a growing demand for qualified attorneys to work in the nation's $225-billion equine, racing and gaming industries, and with several...

Feb 04, 2014, 07:00 ET

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Deliver Albany Law School's 163rd Commencement Address

Albany Law School announced today that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will deliver the keynote address at the institution's 163rd...

Nov 05, 2013, 11:26 ET

SUNY Nanocollege and Albany Law School Partner to Create First-of-its-Kind Nanotechnology Education and Training Program

'Ecosystem for Nanotechnology, Entrepreneurship and Law' (eNTEL) will provide unmatched student experience as launch pad for development of startup...

Aug 29, 2013, 08:58 ET

Albany Law School to Hold Symposium on New York State Fracking

 Experts in fracking, land use and the law will convene for "Fractured Communities: Hydraulic Fracturing and the Law in New York State" at...

May 29, 2013, 10:59 ET

Professor Ray Brescia To Lead Government Law Center At Albany Law School

 Albany Law School's Assistant Professor Ray Brescia has been named the new director of the Government Law Center (GLC) effective Aug. 13,...

Mar 21, 2013, 09:00 ET

Kosher: Albany Law School Professor's Book Tackles Private Regulation In Industrialized Food Age

Published by Harvard University Press, book has far-reaching implications for contemporary debate on food safety, labeling, and regulation...

Feb 05, 2013, 11:08 ET

Voiceless Cargo: Symposium On Human Trafficking And Sex Slavery

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women to Receive Inaugural William McKinley Award for Good Governance Experts from...

Dec 04, 2012, 09:49 ET

From Cape Town to Kabul: New Book by Albany Law School Dean Penelope Andrews Develops Strategy for Pursuing Women's Human Rights

 Albany Law School President and Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews is the author of the newly published book From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking...

Apr 05, 2012, 15:15 ET

Albany Law School Announces Penelope Andrews as its 17th President & Dean

Albany Law School announced today that Penelope (Penny) Andrews will become the School's 17th President & Dean, effective July 1, 2012. Andrews...

May 18, 2011, 09:31 ET

Professor Ouellette's New Book Seeks to Unite Disability Rights Advocates with Bioethicists to Improve Quality of Life for People with Disabilities

Albany Law School Professor Alicia Ouellette's latest book, Bioethics and Disability: Toward a Disability-Conscious Bioethics, takes on the tension...

Jan 26, 2011, 09:10 ET

Stephen Younger, N.Y. State Bar President, Receives Albany Law School Award, Presented by Citigroup Chair Richard Parsons

Stephen Younger, president of the New York State Bar Association, will be presented with Albany Law School's Distinguished Alumni Award by Richard...

Dec 06, 2010, 12:28 ET

Associate Dean Salkin Authors 'Climate Change and Sustainable Development Law in a Nutshell'

 Albany Law School Associate Dean Patricia Salkin is the author of the just-published book "Climate Change and Sustainable Development Law in...

Jul 28, 2010, 10:41 ET

Albany Law School Receives $205,000 Federal Grant for Housing Clinic

Albany Law School recently received a $205,000 grant from the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation (HTFC) to fund a new Housing Clinic...

Jun 23, 2010, 11:13 ET

Albany Law School Signs Agreement With Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade

Agreement includes visiting programs for students and faculty, research initiatives Albany Law School today announced that it has signed an...

Apr 26, 2010, 15:15 ET

Albany Law School President & Dean to Step Down When Contract Expires

Nine Years of Leadership Raised School to New Heights, Says Board Chair Albany Law School announced today that President & Dean Thomas F....

Jan 19, 2010, 10:40 ET

Public Authorities Information Clearinghouse Launched by the Government Law Center of Albany Law School

Web site catalogues information about Public Authorities nationwide Albany Law School's Government Law Center (GLC) today announced the launch of...

Jan 06, 2010, 12:20 ET

New Book Looks at Commerce in War Zones, Examines Rights of Occupying Powers

Albany Law School professor James Thuo Gathii's new book, War, Commerce, and International Law (Oxford University Press) examines the laws...

Jun 15, 2009, 11:24 ET

Albany Law School's 94 Percent Employment Rate for '08 Grads Surpasses National Average

Albany Law Has Beaten National Average for 25 Years Albany Law School today announced a 94 percent employment rate in legal positions for its 2008...

Apr 22, 2009, 10:12 ET

Albany Law School Ranked 12th Nationally for Percentage of Female Tenured Professors

Albany Law School is ranked among the top 12 doctoral universities with the largest share of female tenured professors, according to the March 2009...

Feb 25, 2009, 09:48 ET

Albany Law School Announces That It Will Not Raise Tuition Next Year

Institution Will Increase Scholarship Money Awarded to Students Albany Law School today announced that it will not increase tuition for the...