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WINSTON WATERS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

HAGEDORN HALL OF ENTERPRISE
ROOM 328

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Diplomas/Degrees

J.D., Seton Hall University (1981)
B.A., Syracuse University (1978)

Recent Courses

Business Law I
Business Law II
Legal And Ethical Environment Of Business

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Court Examiner and Special Referee- May, 1994-Present
Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department of the State of New York.
Court Examiner and Special Referee- January, 2012-Present
Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department of the State of New York.

Arbitrator, March, 1984--August,1991
Civil Court of the City of New York.

Dean ad Interim-School of Business, Adelphi University 1992-93.

Books

Waters, W. (1992). The New York State Court System. Littleton, Ma: Copley Publishing Group.

Waters, W. (1989). Forming a Simple Business Corporation in New York State. Littleton, Ma: Copley Publishing Group.


Refereed Articles

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Clarke, M. and Waters, W. (2006), . “Gas Pumps and Prostitution: An Analysis of Modern Day Slavery”. North East Journal of Legal Studies, 15, 144-162.

Waters, W. (2005), “The Role of the Guardian ad Litem”. New York County Lawyers' Association, 1, 4-1 -4-47.

Waters, W. (2003), . “A Critical Analysis of The New York State Property Condition Disclosure Act”. North East Journal of Legal Studies, 11, 166-185.

Waters, W. (2001), "A Critical Analysis of the Directors’ Protocol in New York’s Not for Profit and Business Corporations". Corporate Governance, 1, 20-23.

Waters, W. (2000), “An Overview of the Composition, Structure and Laws of the European Union”. North East Journal of Legal Studies, 7, 48-74.

Waters, W. (1997), “Legal Liability and Economic Externalities of Bonding Companies for Guardian Malfeasance”. Proceedings of the North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Waters, W. (1991), “An Examination of a Trial Court’s Discretion in Allowing an Allowance to a Receiver Pursuant to Section 8004 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules”. Queens Bar Bulletin, LIV, No. 8, 14-29.

Waters, W. (1991), “The Operative Effect of the Civil Practice Law and Rules on the Sole Practitioner Called to the Gulf War”. Brooklyn Barrister, 42, 126-133.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Waters, W. (2006). "Should Contracts of Persons Declared to be Incapacitated within the meaning of the New York Mental Hygiene Law be deemed voidable?". In Northeast Academy of Legal Studies in Business Regional Conference. Lenox, Massachusetts.

Waters, W. (2005). "Politics and the Judiciary: A Need for 'Judge School' with Ethics Across the Curriculum". In North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business Regional Conference. Saratoga Springs, New York.

Waters, W. and Bonett, M. (2004). "Should the New York State Legislature Amend the 'Comparative Negligence Statute' so to Preclude Assumption of the Risk?". In North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business Regional Meeting. West Point, New York.

Waters, W. and Clarke, M. (2002). “A Critical Analysis of The New York State Property Condition Disclosure Act”. In North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business. New York.

Waters, W. (1998). “An Overview of the Composition, Structure and Laws of the European Union”. In North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business. West Point, New York.

Waters, W. (1997). “Legal Liability and Economic Externalities of Bonding Companies for Guardian Malfeasance". In North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business. New York.

Waters, W. (1992). “A Suggested Approach to Handling Escrow Accounts for Lawyers”. In North East Regional American Business Law Association Annual Convention. New York.

Waters, W. (1991). “The Operative Effect of the Civil Practice Law and Rules on the Sole Practitioner Called to the Gulf War”. In North East Regional Business Law Association Annual Convention. New York.

Waters, W. (1990). “Does the joinder of both legal and equitable causes of actions in a complaint constitute a waiver of plaintiff’s right to demand a jury trial if the nature of the remedy is strictly one at law?”. In North East Regional Business Law Association Annual Convention. New York.

Waters, W. (1989). “A Practical Approach to Teaching the Law of Commercial Paper”. In North East Regional Business Law Association. New York.

Waters, W. (1986). “A Practical Approach to Teaching the Law of Sales.” Paper presented at the American Business Law Association”. In American Business Law Association.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Developed New Case Law

In Re Turner (a/k/a Waters v. Salzman), 307 A.D.2d 828, 763 N.Y.S.2d 571 (1st Dep’t 2003).

Bent v. Witter, 162 A.D. 2d 318, 556 N.Y.S.2d 649(1st Dep’t 1990).

New York State Mortgage Loan Enforcement and Administration v. Milbank Site One Houses, 151 A.D.2d 424, 542 N.Y.S.2d 632 (1st Dep’t 1989).