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UB Law – Undergraduate Courses – Spring Semester 2019

Why study Law Minor at UB?

The Law minor has two basic aims: (1) to introduce students to legal skills and concepts; and (2) to provide a basic understanding of legal institutions and history. Students pursuing the Law minor will learn fundamental concepts in law, including the structure and operation of the United States legal system and its relationship to social and economic institutions. They will also learn to read, understand, and interpret legal texts such as cases, statutes, regulations, and the U.S. Constitution, and will become familiar with the use of legal reasoning and rhetoric, including arguments that draw upon legal authority, doctrine, and evidence.

The law minor complements many undergraduate majors. For some students, the law minor provides a deeper understanding of the role that law, legal theory, and legal institutions play in their major field of study. Students might also use the law minor to acquire knowledge in a specific area of law relevant to their career trajectory. For example, a student majoring in Computer Science or Engineering may pursue a law minor with a focus on patent law.

LAW 301           Legal Reasoning

LAW 306           Family Law

LAW 314            Federal Income Tax Law And Policy


MFC Paralegal Courses have a new Home (Department) – Fall 2018

Millard Fillmore College (MFC) will temporarily suspend operations effective fall semester 2018. The Paralegal Studies Program is now part of the Social Science Interdisciplinary Program.

Spring Semester 2019 – Paralegal Courses (formerly MFC)

  • SSC 332: Paralegal Principles and Procedures
  • SSC 333: Topics – Legal Internship
  • SSC 334: Legal Research and Writing

Paralegal Studies Program: contact Dr. Shelley M. Kimelberg, Director, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs, College of Arts and Sciences 203 Clemens Hall Buffalo, NY 14260-4670 Ph: 716.645.2245 x0 e-mail: Web:

For future paralegal information, please join our mailing list through Continuing Education. Join our mailing list or email


UB Law – LSAT Prep Workshop & Practice Test

UB Law School LSAT Prep workshop and practice test, Fall 2018

UB Law School – LSAT Prep Workshops & Practice Tests – Fall 2018

Studying for the LSAT is no easy task. Come and learn what skills you’ll need to succeed in getting the best LSAT score possible. Space for each session is limited to 30 participants.

Workshop: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Practice Test: Saturday, November 3, 2018

For more information about UB Law LSAT Workshop Information, Fees and Registration information

WNY Law School Fair

Announcing WNY Law School FairWestern New York Law School Fair

Monday September 24th from 1-3 p.m. at the Marriott

The Western New York Law School Fair is an opportunity for those interested in attending law school to meet with admissions recruiters, from more than 70 programs across the country. The fair is free and open to the public.

Register for the WNY Law School Fair

Click this link to register for the 2018 WNY Law School Fair

Office of Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships & Scholarships: Getting Started

Assembling your scholarship portfolio is more than just an activity – it’s a journey of personal discovery. From plentiful resources to unrelenting support, UB will be by your side every step of the way. Our students reflect on their scholarship journeys as ones of growth and development, where they learned to feel great confidence and pride in their accomplishments. Here is how we cultivate champions. Read more at Office of Fellowships and Scholarships – Getting Started.


Sociology Courses (Fall 2017) that may be of interest to Pre-Law Students

Fall 2017 Sociology courses that might be of interest to Pre-law StudentsHere are several Sociology Courses for Fall 2017 offerings that may be of interest to pre-law students. The courses are listed below, along with their meeting times.

Class Name Class Number Meeting Times
Criminology (SOC 307) 18013 TTR 11AM-12:20PM
Drugs & Society (SOC 311) 19967 MWF 1-1:50PM
Criminal Justice Systems (SOC 317) 23417 MWF 10-10:50AM
Sociology of Punishment (SOC 337) 23414 MWF 3-3:50PM
Sociology of Deviance (SOC 345) 21897 MW 5-6:20PM



LSAT Prep Workshop

UB Law School Admissions
LSAT Prep Workshops & Practice Tests

Come and learn what skills you’ll need to succeed in getting the best LSAT score possible. Space for each session is limited to 30 participants.


Hosted by the UB law School Office of Admissions and Student Life, our comprehensive day-long workshop teaches valuable techniques and skills to master the LSAT.

Saturday, March 11

Location: Room 106, School of Law, University at Buffalo (North Campus), Buffalo, New York 14260.
Schedule: Registration- 9:45 a.m.; Workshop- 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Cost: $90 (includes lunch with admissions presentation, 6 hours of instruction, and a study guide).
No refunds are available 48 hours prior to the workshop.

Practice Test

Be Prepared for Test Day! Learn valuable test-taking strategies. Take a Full-length LSAT in proctored conditions (PrepTest 77).

Saturday, April 22

Location: Room 104, School of Law, University at Buffalo (North Campus), Buffalo, New York 14260.
  8:45 -9:00 a.m. – Check-in
9:00 -9:30 a.m. – Test Taking Strategies
9:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m. – Administer LSAT Prep Test
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch
1:45 – 4:00 p.m. – Review
Cost: $50 (includes lunch and a 2-hour review and Q&A with Erin Decker ’16 who scored a perfect 180 on the LSAT)

YOU Must Register to Attend:

Graduating at the end of the Semester?

Apply for Graduation: A Must Do, and Degree Checkout Status

Undergraduate Students: You must apply for graduation in your HUB Student Center (via MyUB).

You will only be able to select the Graduation Terms that are available to apply for, and you will not be able to apply for your degree more than one year in advance. You cannot be in an “Intended” plan and must be officially accepted into a major before you can apply for your degree.

Students who will be receiving two degrees (BA & BS, BFA & BA) and students in a combined degree program must apply for both degrees at the same time.

New Information: Your Degree Conferral Date (the date your degree is awarded) is now in the HUB as a “Graduation Term”; the final term (semester) before your conferral. Please be careful when choosing these dates as they can affect your ability to register and possibly your financial aid eligibility.

Source:  Office of the Registrar: Degrees and Graduation