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August 2019 - News Edition

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An Evening with Ken

Guess who’s visiting Buffalo?

Join us on Friday, September 27 for a cocktail reception
with the legendary Professor Kenneth F. Joyce
6 to 8 p.m.
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

While there is no charge to attend, space is limited. Register by September 20th to attend.


Inside this issue: School of Law News | Faculty News
Alumni & Giving | Career Corner | Event Highlights | View Photo Gallery


School of Law News

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The law school's new BA in law launches with the 2019-20 academic year
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Law students share their transformative experience at global mediation competition
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Justice Bus provides mobile legal services to underserved neighborhoods
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Prof. Lucinda Finley named new director of appellate advocacy

Faculty News

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Prof. Samantha Barbas to lead Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy
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Former Baldy Center directors receive top honors from Law and Society Association

Alumni & Giving

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!
Please rise … to the occasion!
Come celebrate your reunion

It’s your year if you graduated in: 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 or 2014

Saturday, October 26
7 to 9 p.m., The Buffalo Club

Even if you’re not a "4" or a "9", all class years are invited!

Help us honor Errol E. Meidinger on the occasion of his retirement as a SUNY Distinguished Professor, Margaret W. Wong Professor and Director of the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy.

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Stay for the weekend and tour the new classrooms and other improvements in O’Brian Hall. Then explore the awesome transformation in Buffalo, NY!

Join the Party!

[View details and register for the event]


Career Corner
2019 Public Defenders Career Fair

Friday, October 4
1 to 5 p.m., Center for Tomorrow (CFT)

The law school will host the second annual New York State Public Defenders Job Fair, giving law students and recent graduates a forum to learn about public defense opportunities across New York State. Public defenders offices will travel to Buffalo, NY to conduct on-site interviews for internships and employment opportunities. All attendees must register to participate. Register Today!

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Event Highlights

Aug. 29 - Phi Alpha Delta Welcome Back Mixer

Sept. 19 - CLE: Bring Your Firm Into The 21st Century! A seminar & lunch presentation with Erin Brockovich

Sept. 27 - Cocktail Reception Celebrating Professor Ken Joyce

Oct. 24 - BPILP's 25th Anniversary Celebration - Save the Date!

Oct. 26 - All-Alumni Celebration

Be sure to check out Law Alumni Events for a complete list of additional activities taking place throughout the year.


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