The presentation of the 2022 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award to Judge Paul L. Friedman '68 drew remarks from the highest echelons of the bench and bar—including past presidents of the American Bar Association, a national legal affairs correspondent, a former deputy attorney general for the United States, the chief judge of U.S. District Court's D.C. Circuit and our newest U.S. Supreme Court justice.
There’s strength in numbers—and motivation, and camaraderie, and by all accounts some excellent breakfast options. That’s one happy result of a UB School of Law initiative this summer to provide extended support to newly graduated students as they prepare for the New York State Bar Exam.
Students, professors, practicing lawyers and the occasional public scholar will all miss a key ally at the Charles B. Sears Law Library. After 44 years of service and a career that bridged the transition from paper-based resources to digital and online research, law library faculty member Marcia Zubrow retired this past spring.
The UB Law Sports & Entertainment Forum marked the 50 anniversary of Title IX of the Higher Education Act with the publication of a series of student blog posts reviewing the decades-old law in a new light.
At first Professor Luis Chiesa thought he’d limit enrollment in his new course, called Contemplative Practice, Meditation, and Law, to 30 students. When registration filled up within five minutes and dozens more students were eager to get in, he had to rethink the plan.
When Professor Luis Chiesa came to the School of Law in 2013, Professor Teresa Miller was among the first of his new faculty colleagues to welcome him aboard. They had a common interest in criminal procedure, and she was supportive of a Zoom lecture series he created. Now that collegial relationship has come full circle, as Chiesa has been named the inaugural Dr. Teresa A. Miller Professor of Law.
A beautiful setting, good music, great food, incredible summer weather—it all came together for our All-Alumni Reunion Celebration held on June 4th. And because this was the first such gathering since the pandemic began, the good vibes were off the chart.