Law Journals

The School of Law’s wide array of scholarly law journals provides students with the opportunity to develop research and writing skills and make important contributions to legal scholarship.

Student-Run Law Journals

Buffalo Environmental Law Journal

The Buffalo Environmental Law Journal publishes high-quality articles that analyze legal environmental issues, including those surrounding climate change, energy, natural resources management, land use and pollution. BELJ publishes articles written by practitioners, professors and students, and is entirely edited by School of Law students. Membership provides an excellent opportunity for students to participate in environmental legal discourse and hone their management, organizational, research and editing skills.

Editor-in-Chief: Leah Bernhardi
Managing Editor: Alexandra Houska
Articles Editor: Laura Godly
Executive Editor: Kelsey Hanson
Publication Editor: TBD
Business Editor: Ahmed Bilal

Contact Us: Room 603, O'Brian Hall,, Website

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review

The Buffalo Human Rights Law Review is published annually. BHRLR focuses on issues of human rights, including topics that apply an interdisciplinary approach. The Review promotes the global development and practical application of human rights law.

Editor-in-Chief: Victoria Hahn
Executive Editor: Margaret Duggan
Managing Editor: Megan Lyle
Articles Editors: Erin Goldberg & Ashmita Roka
Executive Publications Editors: Jane O'Connor, Philip Pierre & Sean Esford

Adviser: Christine Bartholomew

Contact Us: Room 604, O'Brian Hall,, Website

Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal

The annual Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal  publishes articles pertaining to intellectual property. As technology becomes increasingly important in today's world, BIPLJ will continue to publish articles addressing the legal issues of intellectual property and serve as an academic resource to the Western New York legal community.

Editor-in-Chief: Ashley Czechowski
Executive Articles Editor: Megan McGuiggan & Matthew Paris & Andrew Remley
Executive Submissions Editor: Danielle Kelly
Executive Publications Editor: Kristen Dombroski
Executive Business Editor: Philip Barth
Executive Technology Editor: Larry Waters

Contact Us: Room 603, O'Brian Hall, Website

Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy

The annual Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy publishes significant student and professional contributions to legal literature. BJGLSP publishes works that challenge traditional avenues of legal and academic thought and pursues alternative means of expressing the lives and concerns of men, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning persons.

Editor-in-Chief: Brian Lynch
Publications Editor: Taylor Schubauer
Submissions Editor: Farina Mendelson
Managing Editor: Sarah Hicks
Article Managers: Kate Johnson
Recruitment Manager: Noreena Chaudri

Contact Us: Room 603, O'Brian Hall,, Website

Buffalo Law Review

The Buffalo Law Review, published since 1951, publishes 5 issues per year, with each issue containing articles from scholars, practitioners, and judges. The Law Review also publishes member-written pieces on contemporary legal issues.

The Buffalo Law Review prides itself on maintaining the highest level of integrity and objectivity in its selection process. Admission to the Law Review is open to the entire student body. Every year 28 to 32 new members are selected. The first 20 are selected based on first-year grades, a Bluebook exam, and casenote scores. Admission for the remaining 8 to 12 seats is based solely on a combination of casenote and Bluebook exam scores. Members may also be added from students transferring to the School of Law, based on casenote and Bluebook exam scores.

Editor-in-Chief: Kerry Battenfeld
Executive Editor: Ari Goldberg
Executive Publication Editors: Matthew Eaves, Noreena Chaudari, Anita Delgosha, Neal Johnson
Managing Editor: Michael Marrero
Head Note & Comment Editor: Erin Goldberg
Business Editor: Michelle Cappellucci

Contact Us: Room 605, O'Brian Hall, 716-645-2059, Website

Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal

The Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal, published annually, publishes unique scholarly works related to public interest law and policy. Members participate as cite-checkers and associates and in various editorial board positions. Additionally, all members have the opportunity to submit a written work for publication via the Journal's annual student writing competition.

Editor-in-Chief:  Nicole Grasso
Executive Editors: Kaitlin Hastings and Jordan Joseph
Submissions/Managing: Madison Ozzella

Contact Us: Room 605, O'Brian Hall,, 716-645-6387, Website

Faculty-Run Law Journal

Buddhism, Law & Society

Buddhism, Law & Society is the first interdisciplinary academic journal to focus on Buddhist law and the relationship between Buddhism, law, and society. Buddhism and its many social and legal manifestations are a central area of interest for the journal, as are the state’s legal relations to Buddhist actors, institutions and texts.

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