Pioneering Women Attorneys in Western New York

Western NY Women Pioneers in the Law: A Celebration

Thu., November 5, 2015 • 5:30-7:00 PM

SUNY Buffalo Law School

Join us in celebrating the contributions of Western NY women attorneys whose achievements include the first woman to argue in the US Supreme Court, the first woman attorney in NY and the state's first woman DA.

Presented by the Society, SUNY Buffalo Law School & Phillips Lytle LLP


Chief Justice John Roberts Program

A Joint Program with the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society

Fri., November 20, 2015

NYC Bar Association • 42 W. 44th Street, NYC

We are pleased to present a program featuring The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States. The Chief Justice will speak on Charles Evans Hughes and will be followed by an interview.

More Details To Be Announced

Limited attendance

The New Society Blog

Our New Blog

The Society is happy to announce our new legal history blog, featuring articles on a wide range of historical topics. We will be inviting judges, attorneys, scholars and authors to consider interesting points of legal history in new ways. It will also be a resource to learn about the Society's ongoing projects and events!

Check It Out!

Judge Matthew Jasen, whose retirement is featured on the blog, with his law clerks




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Garfinkel Essay Scholarship

The topic for the 2016 Garfinkel Essay Scholarship has been announced: YOU, THE JUROR
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