Faculty Activities

  • Arnold Porter presented a chapter from his treatise, “Legal Strategies for Disposing of the Elderly in New York, 4th edition,” to the graduating class at The Brearley School in Manhattan.
  • Bertrand Stentsworth lectured on “The Time I Didn’t Make It To The Restroom” at Manhattan Law School’s Great Moments in Legal History Workshop in August.
  • Sanford Sunstein was featured in a PBS television special about the failures of the tenure system.
  • Lewis O’Toole gave a TED talk, “Shaken Babies: Science Can’t Prove I Did It,” at a conference held somewhere outside the United States.
  • Sam Sidley presented “The Porn on My Computer” at “Law Professors: Unplugged,” a symposium hosted by Boston’s Southern University of The Law in June.
  • Travis Graveman spoke to the board of trustees of The Torture Foundation in Washington, D.C., in April, on new devices and implements for non-governmental organizations and foundations.
  • Elbert Finley ate a tuna sandwich at a roundtable on Custom and Constitutional Law.
  • Carlos Bustamante served as the timekeeper in a Quidditch match between the Bulgarian National team and a squad of inmates from Rikers Island.
  • Rudolph Kestenberg gave the inaugural lecture, ”Vacations Can Also Be Tax Deductions,” for an audience of beachgoers in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
  • David Danielson moderated a panel (with Daniella Davidson) on “How Much is Too Much: Law Professors and Sexual Harassment.”
  • Gregory Paulson presented his work-in-progress, “The Constipated Constitution,” to the residents of the Boca Raton Nursing Home, in Boca Raton, Florida.
  • Lisa Arbuckle received the free speech advocacy award from the NRA for her article, “Can The Government Really Force You To Put A Baby In A Car Seat?”
  • Rachel Gross organized a field trip to Cobble Hill in search of decent breakfast pastries.
  • Nick Twist gave a talk titled, “Will You Get Off Our Property Already?” to two homeless men outside the law school building last July, before being beaten to death in an unrelated incident.