Law

News about UB’s legal programs and related insight into the law. (see all topics)

8/26/19

UB President Satish K. Tripathi, Acting SUNY Board of Trustees Chairman Merryl H. Tisch and SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson preside over degree conferral.

5/2/19

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States will visit Buffalo on August 26.

4/1/19

School of Law’s new center will train sports law lawyers, promote interdisciplinary research.

2/27/19

Five alumni who have gone on to succeed in widely varied types of practice will be honored as the UB Law Alumni Association confers Distinguished Alumni Awards at its annual dinner on May 9.

2/7/19

While most media attention seems to focus on the number of black males killed by police, new UB research indicates that among men of color, Hispanic males were two times more likely to have a fatal interaction with the police in neighborhoods that have a high percentage of Hispanic residents.

12/21/18

From identifying a potential autism treatment to creating fungal-fighting 3-D printed dentures — here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/19/18

Beginning with admission for the fall 2019 semester, the UB School of Law will accept Graduate Record Examination scores in place of the Law School Admission Test as part of the application process.

11/12/18

The UB School of Law has appointed eight new members to the Dean’s Advisory Council.

11/8/18

AUB law professor studying “clergy privilege” — the legal rule shielding confidential communications of priests — has found priests often recast communications to make them fall outside this testimonial protection.

11/2/18

The challenge of tempering power in a world of “variegated capitalisms” is the topic of the Fall 2018 Mitchell Lecture to be held Nov. 9, sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Law.