Experiential Learning

From Thailand to New York City, moot court competitions to law journals, law students have several opportunities to gain legal skills and experiences from outside the classroom.

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Student lawyers work under the supervision of skilled faculty to engage in practical legal thinking and ethical practice through client representation, policy development, and effective problem-solving work in experiential settings.
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Externships and Judicial Externships provide law students with unique legal and public service experience as they work in a variety of government and non-profit organizations.
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Our Practicum courses provide immersive learning experiences for law students through in-field work assisting and observing practicing attorneys, followed up with weekly classroom work with a professor, exploring the law and reflecting on the process of becoming an attorney.
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A long tradition of providing pro bono services to the Western New York community and beyond, our pro bono work helps low- and middle-income individuals and community organizations navigate a wide variety of the legal issues that confront them.
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Our research centers and programs present law students an opportunity to observe multiple perspectives on the law.
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Students in our New York City Program in Finance & Law spend a semester learning about the high-stakes world of corporate finance.
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Competitions help our students refine their research, writing and oral advocacy skills with the help of faculty, attorneys and judges.
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The School of Law’s wide array of scholarly law journals provides students with the opportunity to develop research and writing skills and make important contributions to legal scholarship.