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SUNY Poly, Albany Law School, foundation launch new program

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute is partnering with an upstate law school and a non-profit education corporation on a new program aimed at preparing students for high-tech careers. SUNY Poly, Albany Law School ...

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Albany Law School gets $500,000 gift

Albany Law School has received a $500,000 gift from Edward P. Swyer and the Swyer Family Foundation in conjunction with the Ethereal Fund. The gift will support the Community Development Clinic and The Justice Center at Albany Law School. The ...

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Albany Law School gets $15 million gift

Albany Law School has received a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor —the largest gift in the history of the school. The money will pro­vide support for the school’s legal programs and services provided by the Albany Law School ...

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5 state chief judges to discuss case choice

ALBANY (AP) — The chief judges from five states are gathering at Albany Law School to discuss how they select cases to review. Other topics slated for the Monday evening constitutional commentary symposium include how judges are chosen in their ...

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Albany Law to host symposium on drone use

ALBANY (AP) — Legal scholars, judges and lawyers will gather at Albany Law School to discuss the U.S. military’s use of unmanned aircraft here at home and overseas. Thursday afternoon’s symposium is titled, “Game of Drones: The Uses and Potential ...

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‘Fracking’ opponents pack budget hearing

ALBANY — Busloads of opponents of natural gas drilling using hydraulic fracturing were in Albany to hear the state’s top environmental official testify before lawmakers. State lawmakers are expected to question Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens about fracking. ...

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Monroe County judge being honored

Monroe County Family Court Judge Joan S. Kohout will be among the honorees March 21 at Albany Law School’s 18th annual Kate Stoneman Day. Judge Kohout is one of three women who will receive the Kate Stoneman Award, presented in ...

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Albany law professor speaks on immigration

You are all the descendants of immigrants who may or may not have come to the United States according to the rules — according to author, speaker, historian and Albany Law School Professor Paul Finkelman, who addressed an audience of students and community members last week at St. John Fisher’s Basil Auditorium.

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