BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to
grant college degrees to prisoners behind bars is a good bet to
break the cycle of a broken system with out-of-control costs and
far- too-many repeat offenders, says Teresa A. Miller, a professor
in the University at Buffalo Law School.
By winning the Midwest Super Regional Round of the Phillip C.
Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the University at
Buffalo Law School has advanced to the International Round of the
renowned global competition, to be held April 6-12 in Washington,
A University at Buffalo team won second place and another UB
team was awarded Best Respondent Brief when the UB Law School sent
10 2L and 3L students to compete in the Northeast Regional Round of
the national Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition (FDMCC) Jan.
22-26 in Albany.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The current U.S. Supreme Court debate over
whether to maintain buffer zones restricting protestors at
Massachusetts reproductive clinics returns to familiar
constitutional territory justices already have ruled on, University
at Buffalo Law School faculty member Lucinda Finley says.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Most people are familiar with the
made-popular-by-TV phrase “you have a right to a
lawyer.” Fifty years ago this year, the U.S. Supreme Court
ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that criminal defendants had
the right to counsel, at government expense, if they couldn’t
BUFFALO, N.Y. – New York State’s chief judge, Hon.
Jonathan Lippman, will be at the University at Buffalo Law School
on Oct. 3 to hear testimony about the unmet needs for civil legal
services in the state, and what it will take to meet those
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Court proceedings, exposure to the legal
world and historic sights await students participating in
University at Buffalo’s Undergraduate Academies second annual
Extension Learning program.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The acquittal of George Zimmerman for
shooting Trayvon Martin is an example of a country stuck in
“the album scratch of a failing criminal justice system that
both hunts and refuses to protect people of color” and
another example of a judicial system that “discriminates
against some and privileges others,” says a University at
Buffalo Law School professor who has written extensively on law and
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