The NFL’s new “test case” for pro football
players accused of domestic violence could lead to increased
scrutiny and more education about the issue outside of professional
sports, according to the director of the Domestic Violence and
Women’s Rights Clinic at the University at Buffalo’s
BUFFALO, N. Y. The recent landmark federal ruling that allows
college athletes to be paid for selling their rights to their names
and images further blurs the distinction between amateur and
professional athletes, according to University at Buffalo Law
School adjunct Professor Nellie Drew, who specializes in sports
Law review editors who do the exacting work of checking their
articles’ citations of other scholars’ work see the
same names pop up again and again. In the field of election law, a
new study has tallied those citations to identify the 10 faculty
from all 200 ABA law schools whose work in election law has the
most impact on their peers – and a University at Buffalo Law
School professor is on the list.
The University at Buffalo Law School today released employment
figures for its Class of 2013, showing an employment rate on par
with and exceeding the national average in one of the toughest job
markets for new law school graduates.
Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in the Limelight
Networks v. Akamai Technologies case states criminal law should not
bear much weight in how third-party infringement of property rights
cases are decided, according to a University at Buffalo Law School
professor and expert on cyberspace legal issues.
When the U.S. Supreme Court delivers its much-anticipated
decision on whether to maintain buffer zones around reproductive
clinics, University at Buffalo law professor Lucinda Finley will be
in a unique position to interpret how it will change the ongoing
debate and landscape on reproductive rights for women.
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