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The School of Law has joined the Rockefeller Institute of Government in launching a new center to examine pressing issues at the intersection of law and policy, and their effects on local communities.
The School of Law has launched the Puerto Rico Recovery Assistance Legal Clinic in response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation that has left thousands of Puerto Ricans in critical need of legal assistance.
A major gift by School of Law alumnus, Anthony J. Colucci, Jr. ’58 and his wife Carmela, will memorialize the couple’s commitment to the advancement of legal scholarship.
A new Environmental Law LL.M. program offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in environmental law and policy through classroom study, experiential learning opportunities, and one-on-one academic advising.
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.
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.

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.


A panel of law professors became the Party of No on April 13, as they responded to students’ questions in a forum titled “2016 Presidential Campaign Promises: Can They Be Achieved?”


David Manch ’70 has made a major gift to establish the Professor Kenneth F. Joyce Excellence in Teaching Fund.