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A discussion over several years has led to a pivotal change for the Buffalo Law Review, with the appointment of the journal’s first editor devoted to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Law Review’s staff voted to name Shakierah Smith ’22 to the position. It carries a broad portfolio focusing on welcoming more underrepresented minorities to its editorial staff and diversifying its published scholarship.
Madison Nash is a second-year law student and programming chair for the Buffalo Public Interest Law Program. After her first year of law school, she was named the University at Buffalo School of Law Class of 1979’s 1L Summer Fellow. The generous support of donors allowed her to gain invaluable experience while working at the Erie County District Attorney’s Office and with Justice Kloch.
With two Fulbright Scholars in the current master of laws cohort, UB School of Law is cementing its position as a premier destination for top-quality international lawyers looking to level up their careers.
"We ask that all members of our law school community join us by taking the time to truly understand individuals’ very real struggle for justice and by openly and unequivocally rejecting any and all forms of systematic racism and transphobia."