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Clinical Faculty Scholarly Research and Public Engagement

Fall 2023

Angela Cornell

Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer

Ian Kysel

  • Migrant Rights Initiative launched its Migrant Rights Database at events at the Palais des Nations in Geneva and the German Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. The tool is the first global data source benchmarking the extent to which states fulfill international obligations in national law and how they implement these protections.
  • Testified before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in support of the adoption of a set of Guiding Principles on the human rights of migrants, the drafting of which was supported by the Migrant Rights Initiative.

Beth Lyon

  • The Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council announced that it is funding a long-term research project led by Leah Vosko at York University entitled “Liberating Migrant Labour?: International Mobility Programs in Settler-Colonial Contexts.” Along with a group of researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the U.S., Shannon Gleeson and Beth Lyon were both co-applicants for the seven-year comparative project.
  • Beth Lyon, John McKinley, Marquise Riley, and Adam Vars, “One Bridge, Two Gaps: The Unrealized Potential for Law and Accounting Clinical Collaboration,” Business Education Innovation Journal (2023)
  • Public Employment Relations Board, Brief of Amicus Curiae, New York Farm Bureau (June 28, 2023)
  • Reina Fostyk, testimony before Otsego County Board of Representatives (June 8, 2023) (discussed in the Daily Star)
  • Beth Lyon, poster presenter, “Experiences with Incorporating Critical Theory Insights into Clinical Courses Using Critical Justice: Systemic Advocacy in Law and Society,” AALS Clinical Conference, San Francisco (April 27, 2023)

Julia Mizutani

  • Center for Race and Law at St. John’s School of Law symposium, “Racialized Notions of Professionalism,” March 2023: panelist, “Racialized Notions of Professionalism-Language, Being, and Belonging”; presented “Barred from the Profession, Mischaracterized as Unfit by Law,” forthcoming in St. John’s Law Review 97, no. 3 (winter 2024)
  • NELLCO Law Library Consortium Symposium on Incarceration and Information Inequity: Library Advocacy and Outreach: presented on experience touring libraries in prisons in upstate New York and ideas on how to increase information access in prisons (March 2023)

Stephen Yale-Loehr

Spring 2023

Sandra Babcock

  • Sandra Babcock and Nathalie Greenfield, “Gender, Violence & The Death Penalty,” 53 California Western International Law Journal (forthcoming 2023)
  • “The Role of Defense Lawyers in Capital Cases,” in The Death Penalty in the OSCE Area: Background Paper 8 (2022)
  • Sandra Babcock, Nathalie Greenfield, Gabriela Markolovic, and Jessica Sutton, Defending Women and Transgender Persons Facing Extreme Sentences: A Practical Guide (2021)
  • Babcock serves as an advisor to the Trial Watch project of the Clooney Foundation for Justice, and participated in an expert panel on “Measuring Access to Legal Assistance” organized by Trial Watch in March 2023.
  • Presentation titled “Judging Women: Gender Bias in the Criminal Justice System,” March 8 (International Women’s Day), to attorneys at White & Case
  • Presentation titled “Representing Incarcerated Women: Practical Tips for Defense Teams,” June 9, to attorneys and mitigation specialists in The Sentencing Project’s Second Look Network

John Blume

  • “Ghosts of Executions Past: A Case Study of Executions in South Carolina in the Pre-Furman Era,” Cornell Law Review vol. 107:6
  • John Blume, Sheri Johnson, and Brendan Van Winkle, “Atkins V. Virginia At Twenty: Still Adaptive Deficits, Still in the Developmental Period,” Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice vol. 29:1
  • John Blume, Brendan van Winkle, “Execution Methods and Evolving Standards of Decency,” special issue of the ABA’s Litigation magazine dedicated to “Embracing Change”

Angela Cornell

  • Angela B. Cornell, “Labor Law Unrealized: The Stifling of Workers’ Collective Rights in the United States” in The Future of Labor and Employment Law: International and Comparative Perspectives, (Bruyland-Larcier Publishing, 2023)
  • Angela B. Cornell, book review, “Democratize Work: The Case for Reorganizing the Economy,” ILR Review, by Isabelle Ferreras, Julie Battilana, Dominique Méda (University of Chicago Press 2022). Online November 28, 2022, print version forthcoming.
  • Angela B. Cornell, “Why Organized Labor is a Democratic Catalyst,” National Endowment for Democracy, Democracy Digest, August 8, 2022, Solicited
  • Angela B. Cornell and Mark Barenberg, eds Cambridge Handbook of Labor and Democracy, Cambridge University Press, 2022
  • Angela B. Cornell, “Labor’s Obstacles and Democracy’s Demise,” in Cambridge Handbook of Labor and Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2022)

Gautam Hans

Jacklyn Kelley-Widmer

Lorelei Lee

Beth Lyon

  • Acceso Lingüístico a la Justicia y Debido Proceso, in Luiz Dellore, ed., Due Process of Law in the 21st Century (with Lesbia Marleny Sis Chen) (2022).
  • Presenter, Una Mirada Crítica a la Migración, Curso Crítico: Teoría Crítica del Derecho y Justicia Social en las Américas, Universidad Católica de Uruguay (via zoom) (Feb. 27, 2023)

Estelle McKee

  • Led a plenary session and co-led small-group sessions at “Persuasion Institute: A Workshop in Legal Storytelling and Narrative Construction for Capital Post-Conviction Counsel,” in Ithaca.
  • Presented on persuasive legal writing and applied storytelling and co-led small-group sessions at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association’s appellate defender training in Denver, Colorado.
  • Estelle McKee and Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer, “Essentializing Culture in U.S. Asylum Law,” forthcoming in Brooklyn Law Review

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