With the academic year now well underway, UB School of Law has welcomed several new faculty members to the classroom. Their expertise and experience range widely, and their teaching portfolios are broad: traditional doctrinal courses, legal research and writing, and courses in the law school’s B.A. in Law program.
As a newly appointed lecturer in the School of Law’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research program, Farina Barth will guide first-year students through two semesters of building the fundamental skills of lawyering.
Joel Black joins the School of Law faculty this year where he’ll teach the B.A. in Law program, guiding students toward both a practical understanding of law and its application, and the situations out of which our legal system has arisen.
Fabra-Zamora, an Associate Professor of Law, will teach Torts and Conflict of Laws this year, and in the future he’ll offer courses in jurisprudence (legal theory) in keeping with his scholarly interest in legal philosophy.
UB Law students had a close-up view of lawyers at work—and perhaps a glimpse into their own future as litigators—when a state Supreme Court justice held daylong special term proceedings in the law school’s Francis M. Letro Courtroom.
In his latest book, While Waiting for Rain: Community Economy and Law in a Time of Change, Professor John Henry Schlegel reviews the nation’s economic history and looks at Buffalo as an example of how a city devastated by the loss of its manufacturing base might find a brighter future.