News & Events

Stories and news about the School of Law's activities and accomplishments.

The Niagara River – and pro bono work by University at Buffalo School of Law students – is gaining national prominence as the river and its corridor are named a Wetland of International Importance and part of the Ramsar Convention.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg never expected to become a role model for aspiring women lawyers. She was just pursuing her passion for the law – one that led all the way to the nation’s highest court.
This summer the School of Law’s mediation team, Rachel Vicario '20 and Darian Wilkom '20, advanced to the quarterfinals in the CDRC Mediation and Negotiation Competition held Vienna, Austria. Read about their experiences competing in this international event, pitting them against 85 other law students from around the globe.
The School of Law is addressing the changing market for legal services and law-related careers with its first ever undergraduate bachelor degree in law, designed to prepare students for careers that demand a sound understanding of law but do not require a licensed attorney.
Make way for the Justice Bus! Soon this new initiative will be rolling into neighborhoods and rural areas to provide on-the-spot legal help to poor and disabled people in Western New York.