Each student at the School of Law has an opportunity to craft a
curriculum drawing from numerous classes, clinics, concentrations,
research centers, degree programs, and a library to build a rich
sequence of courses and experiences.
The School of Law is proud to offer a variety of ways to study
law. Finding the program that works best for you depends on your
personal situation, your scholarly interests, and your professional
A program for those who already have a law degree and who wish to practice US law, either in the US or abroad. This degree is specifically intended for international lawyers who wish to practice New York law in a global context.
The practice of law has become increasingly globalized with
attorney and client often located in different countries. As
a law school located within minutes of an international border, the
University at Buffalo School of Law keenly recognizes the value of
studying law in another country.
The School of Law was bustling with arguments and counterarguments as teams of second- and third-year students took part in an annual UB tradition, the intramural Charles S. Desmond Moot Court Competition.
With a nod to its long tradition of legal scholarship and anticipation of the next generation of that tradition, members of the Buffalo Law Review celebrated a season of achievements at the publication’s 27th annual dinner.
This year’s 27th annual Students of Color Dinner marked a
first: the graduation of two students who came to the School of Law
by way of DiscoverLaw, the school’s program to introduce
promising students of color to the possibilities of a legal