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NYS ConCon 2017

Events

Previous Events



Researching New York 2016/The Conference on New York State History: Looking Back — Looking Forward: Exploring Intersections of Society, Culture, Policy, & Law


Promoting Awareness of the 2017 Constitutional Convention Referendum


Video
Audio

The New York State Constitutional Convention in Historical Perspective


Video
Audio


Panel

A New York Constitutional Convention: How Our State Constitution Impacts the Practice of Law and the Lives of New Yorkers


September 26, 2016


New York State Bar Association



Gerald Benjamin's PowerPoint presentation [PDF]

Chistopher Bopst's PowerPoint presentation [PDF]

Henrik Dullea's PowerPoint presentation [PDF]

Peter Galie's PowerPoint presentation [PDF]

Video and Audio:
Audio
Video


How To Fix New York’s Constitution?


April 5, 2016


University at Buffalo Law School



How To Fix New York’s Constitution? [VIDEO]

How To Fix New York’s Constitution? [AUDIO]

Agenda [PDF]

Presentation 1 — Dual Constitutions: The Content and Character of the Federal and State Constitutions
Christopher Bopst’s PowerPoint Presentation [PDF]

Presentation 2 — What Would a Constitutional Convention Look Like?
Henrik Dullea’s PowerPoint Presentation [PDF]

Presentation 3 — The Dilemma of Constitutional Reform: Issues At Stake
Peter Galie’s PowerPoint Presentation [PDF]
Gerald Benjamin’s PowerPoint Presentation [PDF]

CLE Packet [PDF]


Can a NYS Constitutional Convention Strengthen Government Ethics?


March 25, 2016


Albany Law School



Can a NYS Constitutional Convention Strengthen Government Ethics? [Video Playlist]

Introduction and Keynote Address [Audio]

Panel 1 – Should Ethics Reform Be in the NYS Constitution [Audio]

Panel 2 – The Issues [Audio]

Panel 3 – Summary Discussion [Audio]


The 50 Group


February 1, 2016


Rockefeller Institute



"Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?" [VIDEO]

"Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?" [AUDIO]

Gerald Benjamin presentation [PDF]


Constitutional Convention Media Boot Camp


December 7, 2015


NYS Bar Association



Constitutional Convention reporter boot camp. [VIDEO-FULL]

Constitutional Convention - Richard Brodsky [VIDEO]

Constitutional Convention - Gerald Benjamin [VIDEO]

Constitutional Convention - Christopher Bopst [VIDEO]

Constitutional Convention - Peter Galie [VIDEO]

Constitutional Convention - Q & A [VIDEO]

Gerald Benjamin's presentation from the Constitutional Convention reporter boot camp [PDF]

Christopher Bopst's presentation from the Constitutional Convention reporter boot camp [PDF]

Peter J. Galie and Christopher Bopst Ordered Liberty from the Constitutional Convention reporter boot camp [PDF]

NYSBA News Release [PDF]


State Academy for Public Administration


October 28, 2015


Rockefeller Institute



Potential Impact of the 2017 Constitutional Convention Referendum [VIDEO]

Gerald Benjamin presentation [PDF]


Budgets and the Balance of Power: The Lasting Impact of Silver v. Pataki and How It Shapes the Future of Government in New York State


June 15, 2015


Rockefeller Institute



The event video is available here [VIDEO]