FACULTY FOCUS

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A few moments of intimacy became an Internet nightmare for Holly Jacobs. It cost her her name. Literally. Then it made her a crusader. “It takes an incredible amount of strength and support and money and psychological treatment to be able to come...

Monday, June 13, 2016

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin recently presented at Yale Law School’s Fourth Annual Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference.  Her paper, "Speech or Conduct: The Free Speech Claims of Wedding Vendors,"  was published by Emory Law...

Monday, June 13, 2016

Professor Felix Mormann participated in the Sabin Colloquium on Innovative Environmental Law Scholarship at Columbia Law School. The colloquium brought together a small group of scholars from the U.S. and Canada whose work had been selected...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Professor Rebecca Sharpless, Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic,  recently gave a talk at Michigan State University College of Law at the Immigration Law Teachers Workshop 2016. She participated in a plenary panel titled ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Professor Thomas Robinson received a special award from the Tax Section of the Florida Bar at the section’s May 2016 meeting for his liaison role with the section.  The Tax Section provides generous annual support for UM’s Graduate Program...

Friday, May 20, 2016

Professor Donna Coker recently led a webinar hosted by the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women on “Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should be Central to the Work of Anti-Domestic Violence Movement.”  During the webinar...

Friday, May 20, 2016

Professor Anthony Alfieri recently participated in three panels - “Ethics and Professionalism in Appellate Practice” at the Dade County Bar Association and “Racial and Faith-Based Communities” and “Rebellious Pedagogy and Practice” at the...

Friday, May 13, 2016

Raquel Matas,  Associate Dean for Administration and Counsel to the Dean, will be given the Morgan Stanley Bob Balsam Civic Achievement Award by the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Dean Matas is currently serving as Acting...

Friday, May 13, 2016

JoNel Newman,  Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Health Rights Clinic, was recently elected to serve as the 2nd Vice President for the University of Miami’s Faculty Senate. Professor Newman has held numerous leadership...

Friday, May 6, 2016

Professor Irwin Stotzky recently participated in a panel discussion about reparations for slavery in the Caribbean.  Sponsored by the Association of Caribbean Law Students, Professor Stotzky spoke on the issue of slavery and its impact on...

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