News & Events

Stories and news about the School of Law's activities and accomplishments.

UB School of Law’s newest academic concentration gives students a significant career advantage: intense training in the skills of legal advocacy.
UB School of Law’s trial competition teams will continue to flourish thanks to a major gift by a Western New York attorney whose family has deep roots in the law school.
Through the support of a prestigious Justice Fellowship from the Immigrant Justice Corps, Shelby Scibetta ’20 continues her work with the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Buffalo to make a real difference in the lives of immigrants and refugees.
The intense experience of law school can sometimes surface physical or mental health challenges, and UB School of Law students aren’t immune. Now, in a time when society in general is more aware of these concerns, the school continues to expand its efforts to make help readily available to students who need it.
Their hard-won skills in legal mediation will be put to an international test next month when a two-person student team will represent UB School of Law at a major competition in Paris.
Our Civil Liberties & Transparency Clinic has hired Michael Higgins as a staff attorney and clinical teaching fellow who will continue the Clinic’s work in the areas of government accountability and freedom of the press.
New York State’s top experts in torts and insurance law are honoring Dean Aviva Abramovsky with their highest academic award.