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


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.


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. 

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Law received first place at the Queens District Attorney’s Annual Mock Trial Competition. The fifth annual competition held on Oct. 27-28 in Kew Gardens, N.Y. brought 16 teams from across the country together to compete.

The study describes what's believed to be the first accurate method for tracing a 3D-printed object to the machine it came from.


An ambitious new project spearheaded by Jonathan Manes, assistant clinical professor of law, will examine ethical and social concerns raised by the increasing use of artificial intelligence, or AI.


UB School of Law Teaching Faculty member Helen “Nellie” Drew told high school students that freedom of expression is protected by the First Amendment as part of her keynote speech for the Sixth Annual James Otis Lecture Oct. 3.


UB Athletic Director Mark M. Alnutt and three other experts on sexual harassment and discrimination issues, will present “Playing by the Rules: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Issues in Employment, Education and Athletics”  on Aug. 3.


Three University at Buffalo experts on diversity and inclusion in athletics will participate in a forum on June 19 in the Albany Capital Center aimed at preventing sexual and interpersonal violence against sexual and gender minorities.


The UB School of Law and the Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy will hold a program on April 16 to discuss the law school’s efforts to create legal and political solutions in post-Maria Puerto Rico.