Welcome to the SUNY Buffalo Law School Student Bar Association Website

The Student Bar Association is the elected body entrusted with representing student interests for SUNY Buffalo Law School. We hope to provide information for current students, organizations, alumni, or anyone who wants a glimpse into life at the Law School.




Buffalo Enviromental Law Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Jordan Ghasemi

BELJ's inaugural issue hit the presses in the Spring of 1993 and was originally chartered as a specialty journal focusing on environmental problems affecting the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. In the intervening years, BELJ has diversified its coverage to include general environmental issues ranging from local land use to comprehensive federal statues and litigation. BELJ's goal is to provide a wide-read and valuable tool for the legal profession by allowing interested parties to obtain accurate and up-to-date comparative information about the most recent publications surrounding environmental law.


Buffalo Human Rights Law Review

Editors-in-Chief: Lizeth Castillo

The Buffalo Human Rights Law Review (BHRLR) focuses on the interdisciplinary study of international human rights law. Founded in 1994 as the Buffalo Journal of International Law, the BHRLR was renamed in 1997 to better reflect the journal’s projects and relationship to the UB Law International Law Program and Human Rights Center.

The BHRLR publishes annually in the Spring. Together with the related Buffalo Human Rights Center, the Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy, and the UB Law Jessup International Moot Court competition teams, the BHRLR seeks to unite professionals, students, legal practitioners, policymakers, advocates, and cross-disciplinary scholars, and to encourage thereby the development and practical application of human rights law.


Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy

Editor-in-Chief: Kate McKoy

The Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy (BJGLSP) is a professional journal published by students of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. Its purpose is to publish significant student and professional contributions to legal literature. BJGLSP publishes works that challenge traditional avenues of legal and academic thought and pursues alternative means of expressing the lives and concerns of men, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning persons.


Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Eliza Friedman

The Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal, In the Public Interest, is a professional journal published by students at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal is committed to publishing articles pertaining to public interest law and policy affecting traditionally underrepresented populations. Law and undergraduate libraries throughout the United States subscribe to Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal. The organizational structure of the journal is designed to provide students with a positive learning experiences beyond cite checking. Every member participates in all aspects of the publication process: article selection, editing, and cite checking. Additionally, members have ample opportunity to participate in leadership activities, through the Editorial Board positions and opportunities to be lead article editors.