Our Stories

Here you will find stories and news about the School of Law's activities and accomplishments.

From legal competitions to our 130th anniversary celebration, the School of Law has much to offer students, faculty and the community. Below are some recent highlights.

Law School Experience

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Yogi Berra’s words, as quoted by interim Dean James A. Gardner, formed the backdrop for the School of Law’s 128th Commencement.
A handful of UB School of Law students are basking in reflected glory, as the high school mock trial team they coached celebrates a spectacular season.

Faculty Stories

Stephen Paskey, legal analysis, writing and research lecturer, takes a critical look at how federal immigration judges decide whether to grant refugees’ asylum requests in his article, “Telling Refugee Stories: Trauma, Credibility, and the Adversarial Adjudication of Claims for Asylum.”
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor David Engel will accept the Harry J. Kalven Jr. Prize, the Law & Society Association's highest honor in recognition of his long and continuing work in interdisciplinary legal studies at their annual meeting in Mexico City.