UB law students dispensing bottled water, and legal aid, in Puerto Rico trip

News Story (New York, Puerto Rico)

UB law students dispensing bottled water, and legal aid, in Puerto Rico trip

January 19, 2018 | Jay Tokasz | Buffalo News
One of their primary tasks will be assisting residents who were denied disaster aid with their appeals. The clinic team also will give legal guidance on accessing other benefits, employment issues, elder law and whatever other urgent circumstances arise.
Tags: Disaster Recovery

Buffalo Law Students See Puerto Rico Trip as Defining Moment in Their Legal Education

News Story (New York)

Buffalo Law Students See Puerto Rico Trip as Defining Moment in Their Legal Education

January 18, 2018 | Susan DeSantis | New York Law Journal
Most of them haven't checked into their flights to Puerto Rico yet but the students from the University at Buffalo School of Law who are providing legal services to the island's residents say their legal paths have already been changed forever as a result.
Tags: Disaster Recovery | Law School Clinics | Law Students