News Archives

6/30/20
Her appointment comes at a tipping-point moment in history. Mutua says she recognizes that anyone concerned with ensuring and expanding civil rights in America can see opportunity in the current moment.
4/28/20
Since fall 2018, the School of Law has offered a Veterans Legal Practicum to serve the legal needs of those who have served and their families. As part of this grant, the practicum established “help desks” at the law school’s clinic, WNY Heroes in Erie County and SERV Niagara.
1/9/20
University at Buffalo School of Law’s Puerto Rico Recovery Assistance Legal Clinic is preparing for its fifth service-learning trip to the island where a #UBLawResponds team of students and faculty will continue legal and policy work to support a resilient Puerto Rico.
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.
11/16/16
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.