November 2022

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Inside this Issue

  • William F. Savino ’75 to receive UB School of Law’s highest honor
    William F. Savino, a prominent litigator and a senior partner in the Buffalo office of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, will receive the 2023 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award - the highest honor the University at Buffalo School of Law and the UB Law Alumni Association can bestow. The award is given annually to a person who exemplifies the highest ideals of the law school and its alumni association and who has made significant contributions to the school and the legal profession.
  • Teresa A. Miller Memorial Scholar shares a deep commitment to justice
    Nicia Bottini Morales (she/they) received an email out of the blue one late-summer day—and it changed her life. She had been named the inaugural recipient of the Professor Teresa A. Miller Memorial Scholarship, which covers full tuition for three years at UB School of Law.
  • Close attention pays off in the skills of practice
    U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 rankings placed the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) program at No. 62 in the nation for legal writing.
  • Taking her ADR skills to the next level
    A top-notch networking opportunity. A chance to grow her skills in alternative dispute resolution. The fun of revisiting the familiar haunts of New York City. Bamisope Adeyanju’s trip to a major international ADR conference earlier this month was all that and more.
  • Desmond competition takes on a hot-button issue
    This year, the law school’s prestigious Charles S. Desmond Moot Court Competition was live with a full complement of 20 two-person intramural teams competing.
  • Exploring the next steps in African democracy
    Professor Makau M. Mutua’s new book, The Palgrave Handbook of Democracy, Governance and Justice in Africa, takes on the variety of experiences that African nations emerging from the colonial era have had with the democratic process and self-governance.