Law students spend a lot of their time at law school focused on reading and writing assignments and honing their analysis skills. But the quality of the personal relationships they build along the way are just as important.
Practitioners know that legal mediation is a delicate art, one built on attorney-client rapport and the subtle cues of body and voice as negotiations proceed. Doing it via Zoom – well, it’s not a perfect world.
UB School of Law’s oldest intramural moot court tournament faced a new challenge this year, conducting the time-honored competition entirely online. The virtual format fit the case at hand – a dispute over the online posting of nude photos in a practice that has come to be known as “revenge porn.”