Two innovative public service endeavors have newly invigorated
the University at Buffalo Law School’s Jaeckle Center for
Law, Democracy and Governance. The first is a new blog covering New
York State election and voting rights issues; the second is the
creation of a non-partisan voting rights project.
The $765 million class action settlement of concussion claims
for retired NFL players that won preliminary approval in the U.S.
Court of Appeals is a “potential template” for other
professional athletes, says University at Buffalo Law School
faculty member Christine P. Bartholomew, who is an expert on class
action and antitrust litigation.
The timely and controversial subject of the United States’
drone policy in the Middle East will be debated and explored at a
public program to be held at the University at Buffalo Law School
at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in 107 O’Brian Hall on
UB’s North Campus.
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.
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