News Archives

10/2/19
The Niagara River – and pro bono work by University at Buffalo School of Law students – is gaining national prominence as the river and its corridor are named a Wetland of International Importance and part of the Ramsar Convention.
5/2/19
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States will visit Buffalo on August 26. SUNY Chancellor to present Justice Ginsburg with Honorary Doctoral Degree in Law at UB ceremony.
4/4/19
America’s leading progressive legal organization has selected Mohammed Alam ’20 as one of 26 Next Generation Leaders.
2/25/19
Matthew K. Pelkey has joined the law school to lead the new Entrepreneurship Law Center in conjunction with the University’s Office of Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships.
12/12/18
The University at Buffalo School of Law is accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as a valid predictor of academic success in law school.
12/3/18
Melinda R. Saran ’86 and Bernadette Gargano was honored for their work in support of the Volunteer Lawyers Project, the Erie County Bar Association’s extensive program to provide free legal advice for low-income clients and small not-for-profit groups.
11/16/18
Ann E. Evanko, president and managing member of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will receive the 2019 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award, the highest honor the University at Buffalo School of Law and the UB Law Alumni Association can bestow.
11/13/18
The School of Law has taken its first steps toward entering the world of undergraduate education, with the introduction of a minor in law for UB students.
11/9/18
Dean Aviva Abramovsky and the University at Buffalo School of Law announce the addition of eight new members to the Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC).
11/2/18
The challenge of tempering power in a world of “variegated capitalisms” is the topic of the Fall 2018 Mitchell Lecture beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 9 in the Charles B. Sears Law Library in O’Brian Hall on UB’s North Campus. Mitchell Lecture presentations are free and open to the public.
11/16/16
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. proved to be personable, even witty, in front of an invitation-only crowd, affording attendees a rare personal glimpse into the mind of one of the nation’s most powerful jurists.
10/10/16
Highly motivated Medaille College students who want to build on their undergraduate education with top-notch legal training will be able to earn both bachelor’s and law degrees in just six years, under a new agreement between Medaille and University at Buffalo School of Law.
5/16/16
The Advocacy Institute – the School of Law’s newest signature initiative to train students to become the best advocates in the profession – has taken a major step forward with the naming of a high-profile National Advisory Board.
4/20/16
A panel of law professors became the Party of No on April 13, as they responded to students’ questions in a forum titled “2016 Presidential Campaign Promises: Can They Be Achieved?”
3/8/16
David Manch ’70 has made a major gift to establish the Professor Kenneth F. Joyce Excellence in Teaching Fund.