The Community Justice Clinic (CJC) represents low-income residents and communities of Buffalo on matters related to immigration, workers' rights, civil rights, and housing.
The clinic takes on both individual cases and “impact” litigation designed to bring about a change in the law. Its policy and community education projects are undertaken on behalf of community organizations and coalitions.
University at Buffalo
School of Law
507 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
CJC strives to be responsive to the needs of low-income communities and supportive of grassroots organizing movements. Unlike many clinics, CJC does not focus on a particular area of law. Instead, the clinic looks to the communities it serves to identify priorities and issue areas. The clinic’s current areas of focus are workers’ rights, immigration, civil rights, consumer justice, and housing.
Recent litigation projects have included the representation of:
Policy and community education projects have included working with:
See Current Projects for more information about what CJC is currently working on.