Death and Dying in America, panelist (with Maura Flood and Joshua Perry) and chair at American Society of Bioethics and Humanities conference on Bioethics & Politics: The Future of Bioethics in a Divided Democracy July 13-14, 2006, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Albany, New York.
Bioethics and the New Federalism, panelist (with Sean Philpott, David Perlman, and David Magnus) at 8th Annual American Society of Bioethics and Humanities Denver Colorado, October 26-29, 2006.
Disability and the End of Life Lobby, panelist (with Nina Kohn and Thaddeus Mason Pope) at the 30th Annual Health Law Teachers Conference, Baltimore Maryland, June 1-3 2006.
Member, Institutional Review Board, Policy Research Associates, Delmar New York. The IRB reviews proposals for social science research, including research on children, juveniles in the justice system, and people with mental illness.
Organizer of Albany Law School’s Health Law and Bioethics Faculty Workshop series, which brings together faculty from 14 institutions two or three times a semester to discuss works in progress and recently published material.
Lead Counsel, Law Professors’ amicus brief, filed in New York Court of Appeals on behalf of appellants seeking right to marry same-sex partners in Hernandez v. Robles. (One hundred and thirty two New York Law professors joined the brief).
Editor-in-Chief, Chair of the Board of Editors, NEW YORK LEGAL HISTORY (peer-reviewed journal published by the Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York). 2003-2006.
“Life, Death, and the U.S. Supreme Court,” half-day workshop presented to Connecticut’s High School History Teachers as part of the Connecticut Urban Consortium for Teaching United States Constitutional History, July 14, 2006.
Importing Illegal Pharmaceuticals, session chair (panel included Kevin Outterson and Bryan A. Liang), Albany Journal of Science and Technology Symposium, February 20, 2006.
Ethical Issues in Flu Pandemic, lecture, Regional Preparedness Center (200+ attendees), State of New York University, School of Public Health (June 2005).
Disability and the End of Life, lecture, Gilvary Symposium, University of Dayton School of Law (October 22, 2005).