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The University at Buffalo School of Law currently publishes five professional law journals, all edited by law student groups. The full content of all of the School of Law's journals, including those no longer published, is available here.

Buffalo Environmental Law Journal (Law Journals)

ISSN 1066-8837

The Buffalo Environmental Law Journal publishes high-quality articles that analyze legal environmental issues, including those surrounding climate change, energy, natural resources management, land use and pollution..

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Buffalo Human Rights Law Review (Law Journals)

ISSN 1098-3643

The Buffalo Human Rights Law Review is published annually. BHRLR focuses on issues of human rights, including topics that apply an interdisciplinary approach. The Review promotes the global development and practical application of human rights law.

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Vols. 1-3 of the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review were published under the title Buffalo Journal of International Law.

Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal (Law Journals)

ISSN 1539-9036

The annual Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal publishes articles pertaining to intellectual property.

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Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy (Law Journals)

ISSN 2151-3473

The Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy (BJGLSP) was a professional journal published annually by students of the University at Buffalo School of Law. BJGLSP published works that challenged traditional avenues of legal and academic thought and pursued alternative means of representing the lives and concerns of men, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, & questioning persons.

Vols. 7-16 (1999-2008) of the Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law and Social Policy were published under the title Buffalo Women's Law Journal.

Vols. 1-6 (1992-1998) of the Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law and Social Policy were published under the title of Circles: Buffalo Women's Journal of Law and Social Policy.

Buffalo Journal of International Law (Law Journals)

ISSN 1074-4835

Vols. 1-3 of the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review were published under the title Buffalo Journal of International Law.

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Buffalo Law Review (Law Journals)

ISSN 0023-9356

The Docket: Recent Entries

Volume 67: 2019

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The Time In Between: A Response to A Theory of Civil Problem-Solving Courts
Daniel M. Coble

As small claims courts grow in numbers and popularity, more issues are beginning to rise to the surface. These issues stem from a lack of understanding of the process, not following the court’s procedural rules, and many others revolving around pro se litigants. As criminal courts begin to shift how they treat the underlying issues of defendants, so are the ideas for how to handle civil litigants. Most of the solutions proposed for solving civil courts’ issues are admirable and likely to succeed. However, as a magistrate judge and former prosecutor who worked closely with South Carolina’s first homeless court, I believe that we need to implement two solutions before the long-term plans can be realized: enforcing current contract law through the lens of pro se relaxation, and the application of homeless court principles.

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Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal (Law Journals)

ISSN 1140-4707

The Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal is a yearly publication dedicated to legal scholarly works which aim to discuss those issues most dear to our liberties and freedoms. Such topics are at the root of the public's greater good and deserve rigorous intellectual debate.

The Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal is non-partisan and welcomes all points of view.

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Vols. 1-16 (1980-1998) of the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal were published under the title In the Public Interest.

Buffalo Women's Law Journal (Law Journals)

ISSN 1523-5491

The Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy was a professional journal published annually by students of the University at Buffalo School of Law. Its purpose is to publish significant student and professional contributions to legal literature. Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy published 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, & questioning persons.

Vols. 7-16 (1999-2008) of the Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law and Social Policy were published under the title Buffalo Women's Law Journal.

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Circles: Buffalo Women's Journal of Law and Social Policy (Law Journals)

ISSN 1080-0905

The Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy was a professional journal published annually by students of the University at Buffalo School of Law. Its purpose is to publish significant student and professional contributions to legal literature. Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law & Social Policy published 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, & questioning persons.

Vols. 1-6 (1992-1998) of the Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law and Social Policy were published under the title of Circles: Buffalo Women's Journal of Law and Social Policy.

See the Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law and Social Policy for more information about the journal.

In the Public Interest (Law Journals)

ISSN 0897-1331

Vols. 1-16 (1980-1998) of the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal were published under the title In the Public Interest.

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UB Law Forum (Alumni Publications)

The UB Law Forum, published since 1985, provides news related to the School of Law and its faculty, alumni and students.