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Professor James Gardner has been named in a recent scholarly survey aimed at identifying the ten most cited faculty for the period of 2009 through 2013 in the area of election law.
Wade J. Newhouse Jr., a longtime Law School faculty member and dean of the school from July 1986 to December 1987, passed away on May 21. A resident of Getzville, N.Y., he was 91 years old.

No less than “a new way of thinking about the foundations of law” was on the table at an innovative workshop that took place at SUNY Buffalo Law School.


Suzanne E. Tomkins, clinical professor and director the Women, Children & Social Justice Clinic, was honored by the Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence.

“You will never forget this day,” Dean Makau W. Mutua told the Law School’s newest crop of graduates, and indeed it was an unforgettable celebration as about 200 judicial degrees were awarded at Commencement 2014.