Hon. Julio M. Fuentes ’75, a U.S. Court of Appeals judge, will receive the School of Law’s 2024 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award. The award will be conferred at the law school’s New York City Alumni Luncheon to be held at 12 noon on Friday, January 19 at the Union League Club in Manhattan.
The School of Law now has a foothold in the heart of downtown Buffalo, not far from the critical mass of lawyers and courts doing business there, making this the first permanent downtown location since the school left 77 W. Eagle St. in 1973.
UB School of Law’s newest student group, the Military Law and Veterans Association, takes to heart the special interests of military members and veterans—and is looking to raise awareness of careers in the armed forces’ justice system.
Associate Professor Heather Abraham and the Civil Rights and Transparency Clinic’s student attorneys advocate for housing equity through their litigation work as well as their focus on creating policy reform.