October 2020

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October 2020

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Margaret W. Wong ’76 provides generous support for a new Social Justice and Racial Equity Fund

A major gift from one of our most successful alumni will significantly expand the law school’s capacity to nurture promising students of color and respond to critical issues of justice and equity. [Read More]


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Inside this issue: Law School News | Alumni & Giving | Volunteer | Career Services Corner | Events


Law School News

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Family Violence and Women’s Rights Clinic provides new tools and resources
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e-Law Clinic closes the deal for a UB-grown startup
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Prof. David Westbrook’s new book addresses what security means for contemporary life
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Distinguished Visiting Scholar to speak on mass incarceration and its racial and economic impact

Alumni & Giving

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Does Your Class Year end in “0” or “5”?
If so, then its your reunion year!

While we can’t wait to see everyone in person, in order to protect the health and safety of all of our alumni, we have postponed our Reunion Celebration to June 5, 2021, when we hope you will join us at The Buffalo History Museum at 6 p.m. Details will follow.

Until then, let us know what you’ve been up to by completing our Reunion Questionnaire.


Volunteer Judges Needed

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The Advocacy Institute seeks volunteer judges for the following competitions:

  • November 12-14 - Desmond Competition
  • November 21 - Mediation Competition

Non-transitional NYS CLE credit available for eligible attorneys.

Register online to be a judge.


Career Services Corner

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2020 Public Defenders Career Fair

Friday, October 30, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Via Zoom

Join us at the third annual New York State Public Defenders Job Fair, giving law students and recent graduates a forum to learn about public defenders offices from across New York state. Interviews for internships and employment opportunities will be conducted via Zoom. The event is presented by UB School of Law, the Chief Defenders Association of New York, and the NYS Defenders Association. [Read More]


Event Highlights

Oct. 30 - Third Annual NYS Public Defenders Career Fair

Nov. 4 - UB Alumni Webinar: Saving Alice: Leveraging Tragedy Into Action-Part 1

Nov. 5 - WBASNY 8 Minute Networking for UB School of Law Students

Nov. 5 - The Racial and Economic Underpinnings -- and Impact -- of Mass Incarceration

Nov. 11 - UB Alumni Webinar: Seeking Equity - Women & Minority Startup Challenges

Nov. 18 - CLE: Federal Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nov. 18 - UB Alumni Webinar: Saving Alice: Leveraging Tragedy Into Action-Part 2

Be sure to visit our Law Alumni Events calendar for more information about upcoming events and programs.


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