Law

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6/15/18

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.

4/13/18

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.

3/15/18

The UB School of Law will host a forum to discuss economic and technological changes and their impact on free speech at its upcoming Mitchell Lecture.

3/6/18

The UB School of Law has named Kendra N. Cadogan as its inaugural director of diversity, equity and inclusion.

1/17/18

Hon. Barbara Howe, former New York State Surrogate Judge for Erie County, will receive the UB School of Law’s 2018 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award.

12/27/17

From developing a pneumonia vaccine to desalinating water with the sun, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

11/1/17

The UB School of Law has launched a new law clinic in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, which has left thousands of Puerto Ricans in critical need of legal assistance.

8/15/17

When the Vietnam Veterans of America filed a federal lawsuit to end what it saw as the federal government’s willingness to expose private details about millions of veterans, the organization turned for legal muscle to the UB School of Law’s Civil Liberties and Transparency Clinic.

7/26/17

The UB School of Law has developed a new graduate program in environmental law designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders in environmental scholarship, research and public policy.

6/20/17

The Supreme Court’s ruling that a federal trademark law banning offensive names is unconstitutional gives a “reprieve” to the Washington Redskins, Cleveland Indians and other organizations facing legal actions challenging the registration of their “historic, albeit politically insensitive, trademarks.”