Heather R. Abraham

Heather R. Abraham.


Associate Professor;
Director of the Civil Rights and Transparency Clinic

Areas of Interest: Administrative Law, Clinical Legal Education, Civic Procedure, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Disability Rights, Fair Housing, Federal Courts, Legislation, Property, Race and the Law
Links: SSRN, Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

524 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

Biography Publications Selected Media

If given the choice: The fight for fair housing in Western NY, University at Buffalo School of Law, Law Links, November 2023.

How to Find and Finance a Rewarding Career in Public Interest Law, with Professor Abraham, UB Law Blog, Sept. 26, 2023

Clinic lawsuit prompts release of Bills stadium reports, UB News, Jan. 14, 2022

UB report details the current state of Buffalo’s Black community, UB News, Oct. 21, 2021

Resetting the power imbalance, University at Buffalo School of Law, Law Links, October 2021

Paying it forward, with public interest, University at Buffalo School of Law, Law Links, October 2021

Equal Justice Works Introduces Inaugural Alumni Advisory Council Members, Equal Justice Works News Blog Post, Sept. 22, 2021

UB School of Law joins law schools nationwide to address eviction crisis, UB School of Law, Law Links, August 2021

Career Center Launches ‘Lawyering for Social Justice’ Series; Prof. Heather Abraham ’12 Is First Guest, University of Minnesota Law, Feb. 25, 2021

Lawyering for Social Justice Series (Podcast), University of Minnesota Law School, Feb. 2021

UB Law Clinic Prevails in Niagara County Public Records Case, UB News, Sept. 17, 2020

Heather Abraham: ‘Moving the Needle’ on Housing Equity, University at Buffalo School of Law, Law Links, August 2020

Leading Civil Rights & Housing Groups Condemn President’s Efforts to Gut Fair Housing, Use of Incendiary Racial Rhetoric for Political Gain, National Low Income Housing Coalition, Press Statement, July 23, 2020

Group Blasts Trump Fair Housing Ploy, Our Weekly Los Angeles, July 30, 2020

Cassidy Wang, HUD Proposal Could Reduce Protections Against Discrimination, Housing Advocates Say, Sojourners, March 13, 2020

National Fair Housing Alliance and Georgetown Law Civil Rights Clinic File Lawsuit to Stop Housing Discrimination in D.C., National Fair Housing Alliance, Press Release, April 23, 2019

Whitney Wild, KKK: What do those letters mean to you? WUSA9, June 11, 2019

Legal Service of Northern Michigan Fights Needless Homelessness, Michigan Country Lines Magazine, December 2017

Patti Brandt Burgess, Homeless Court Works to Move Clients Out of Legal Trouble, Traverse City Record Eagle, Feb. 18. 2018

Patti Brandt Burgess, Volunteers Take to Streets in Annual Count of Homeless People, Traverse City Record Eagle, Feb. 4, 2018

Ross Boissonau, 40 Under 40: The Region’s Most Influential Professionals Under Age 40, Traverse City Business News, Aug. 31, 2017

Carol Thompson, Committee Eyes Off-Campus Outreach Court, Traverse City Record Eagle, April 23, 2017