Albany Law School http://wamc.org en 'Game Of Drones' Preview http://wamc.org/post/game-drones-preview <p>Next week, law professors, practicing attorneys and other experts will gather in Albany to discuss the use of drones, running the gamut from targeted killing to domestic drone use to drone journalism.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:20:35 +0000 Dave Lucas 85773 at http://wamc.org 'Game Of Drones' Preview Albany College Campus Goes "Tobacco Free" http://wamc.org/post/albany-college-campus-goes-tobacco-free <p></p><p>Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, in partnership with Albany Law School, have implemented a 100% tobacco-free campus policy, now in place. A Tobacco-Free Kickoff Event was held tuesday in front of the ACPHS Student Center. Officials hail the move as a "notable step" toward a healthier and cleaner environment.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:58:08 +0000 Dave Lucas 73278 at http://wamc.org Albany College Campus Goes "Tobacco Free" Prof. Timothy Lytton, Albany Law School – History of the Kosher Food Industry http://wamc.org/post/prof-timothy-lytton-albany-law-school-history-kosher-food-industry <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Professor Timothy Lytton of Albany Law School reveals how stringent self-regulation has allowed the kosher food industry to thrive over the past century.</p><p></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 69397 at http://wamc.org Prof. Timothy Lytton, Albany Law School – History of the Kosher Food Industry Albany Law School Dean Penelope Andrews - The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela http://wamc.org/post/albany-law-school-dean-penelope-andrews-legacy-nelson-mandela <p>South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has now spent a month in the hospital.</p><p>As visitors from around the world share an outpouring of love and support for South Africa’s first democratically elected president, there has also been a question of what his legacy will mean for both South Africa and the world.</p><p>Albany Law School Dean Penelope "Penny" Andrews grew up and began studying law in apartheid South Africa before coming to the U.S. in the 1980’s.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 16:35:00 +0000 68640 at http://wamc.org Albany Law School Dean Penelope Andrews - The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela Stephen Gottlieb: The Environmental Action Agenda http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-environmental-action-agenda <p>A few months ago, both Steve Leibo and I brought attention to an MIT study that suggested that a carbon tax could be a win-win-win solution. It would meet some Republican and some Democratic objectives, by allowing Congress to keep income taxes low, allow the Bush tax cuts to remain, yet fund Democratic social policies, all the while reducing our use and dependence on carbon based energy, which is destroying the environment, and is likely to leave an uninhabitable earth for our grandchildren.<br> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:07:06 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 65191 at http://wamc.org "Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food" by Timothy D. Lytton http://wamc.org/post/kosher-private-regulation-age-industrial-food-timothy-d-lytton <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The $12-billion-a-year kosher food industry is the subject of Albany Law School Professor Timothy Lytton’s latest book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674072936/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0674072936&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0674072936" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /> </em>.</p><p>Professor Lytton examines the kosher industry as a model of private sector regulation in the midst of growing public concern over the government’s ability to regulate the food industry.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62389 at http://wamc.org "Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food" by Timothy D. Lytton Prof. Robert Heverly, Albany Law School – Who Controls the Internet? http://wamc.org/post/prof-robert-heverly-albany-law-school-who-controls-internet <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Professor Robert Heverly of Albany Law School explores the legal implications surrounding differing definitions of the Internet.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 56916 at http://wamc.org Prof. Robert Heverly, Albany Law School – Who Controls the Internet? "From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights" http://wamc.org/post/cape-town-kabul-rethinking-strategies-pursuing-women-s-human-rights <p></p><p>Albany Law School President and Dean Penelope Andrews is the author of the new book <em>From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights</em>, which advances a new approach to pursuing human rights for women in developing democracies.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55361 at http://wamc.org "From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights" Vox Pop : Open Forum – The U.S. Supreme Court with Vince Bonventre : 6/28/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-us-supreme-court-vince-bonventre-62812 <p>This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court announced their majority decision to uphold most of the provisions of President Barack Obama&rsquo;s landmark health care reform policy, including the mandate that all citizens purchase health insurance.</p><p>What does this ruling mean for the health, economy, and presidential politics of the country?</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 19:00:00 +0000 42164 at http://wamc.org