April 2021

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April 2021

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Fellowships help students provide access to justice

There Is No Justice Without Equal Access.

The Buffalo Public Interest Law Program’s motto is a reminder that funding for our summer fellowships is needed now more than ever. Help us fulfill our social justice mission. Check out BPILP's online auction or join us at their virtual event on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 where we will celebrate our student’s work this past year. [Read more]

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Madison Nash ’22 describes the impact of fellowship support

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. [Read more]

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

Law School News

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Class Action

Catch up on the latest news about your classmates and friends! Read this month's Class Action or jump to: 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | Recognitions | In Memoriam

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Fulbright Scholars find rich learning in LL.M. Program
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Professor Anya Bernstein receives prestigious Fulbright grant
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Shakierah Smith ’22 named Law Review’s first diversity, equity, & inclusion editor

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2021 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award

Join us at the 2021 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award on Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Our 2021 Award will be presented posthumously to Hon. Hugh B. Scott '74, former U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Western District of New York and a longtime champion of equal access to the justice system.
[Attend the event / Read more about Judge Scott]

Alumni & Giving

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2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Join the UB Law Alumni Association for the presentation of its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Our live broadcast will take place on Thursday, June 17, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. [Register here / Read more to learn about our honorees]

Career Services Corner

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Post your remote job and internship openings

Are you hiring interns, entry-level attorneys, or laterals to work remotely? Show the global reach of UB's network and recruit UB talent. Post your opportunities in LOCK or email us at law-careers@buffalo.edu.

Event Highlights

Apr. 24 - Trial Technique Finals - Volunteer to Judge the Finals

Apr. 30 - COVID-19: Human Rights and International Cooperation, a symposium organized by the Alison L. Des Forges Memorial Committee

May 6 - Presentation of the 2021 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award

May 16 - School of Law Commencement Ceremony

June 17 - 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Oct. 2 - Fall 2021 Class Reunion Celebration - Save the Date!

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

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