News & Events

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

A new Environmental Law LL.M. program offers law students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in environmental law and policy through traditional classroom study, experiential learning opportunities, and one-on-one academic advising.

A School of Law clinic submitted a proposal to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York asking them to revise their judicial transparency practices, and proposing amendments to the Court’s local rules governing the sealing of documents in civil cases.

The School of Law announces an innovative LL.M. program in cross-border legal studies. The program recognizes the global nature of legal practice and the need for skilled attorneys to guide clients through cross-border interactions.
The School of Law will host the 77th lieutenant governor of New York State at its 128th Commencement exercises on May 21. The ceremony, which begins at 3 p.m. in the Center for the Arts, will feature Lieutenant Governor Kathy C. Hochul as the keynote speaker.

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. proved to be personable, even witty, in front of an invitation-only crowd, affording attendees a rare personal glimpse into the mind of one of the nation’s most powerful jurists.

Highly motivated Medaille College students who want to build on their undergraduate education with top-notch legal training will be able to earn both bachelor’s and law degrees in just six years, under a new agreement between Medaille and University at Buffalo School of Law.

The Advocacy Institute – the School of Law’s newest signature initiative to train students to become the best advocates in the profession – has taken a major step forward with the naming of a high-profile National Advisory Board.