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Alternative Spring Break Exposes Students to Lawyering in Action
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Carli Raben with Assistant Public Defender Liana Matthews, JD '13

Spring break was a chance to take a step away from the rigors of studying law and enjoy some hard-earned relaxation. For Miami Law students...

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Former Miami Scholar and Co-founder of Miami Law ACLU Chapter Still Fighting for Civil Liberties
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

James Michael Shaw, JD '03

From the radio station to the courtroom, Miami Law alumnus James Michael Shaw Jr.’s engagement in civil rights spans multiple venues.

His interest in defending constitutional...

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Former HOPE Fellow Thomas Hart, JD ’10, Does Health Advocacy for Disabled and Underserved
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Inspired by people in Washington, D.C. who had all the “cool” jobs, Thomas Hart, JD ’10, decided to pursue a legal education. Hart searched diligently for schools that had a range of public interest programs, professors with practical...

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Miami Law Alumna Is a Force Fighting Discrimination in Washington D.C.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Mindy Reinstein, JD ’08, is a natural leader who has long sought to pursue a career in public service.  In her current position as the Anti-Defamation League’s Associate Director of Government & National Affairs, Reinstein represents the...

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In Her Own Words: HOPE Fellow’s Summer at ACLU Sparks Interest in Prisoners’ Rights and Ongoing Commitment to Public Service
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Janyl Relling graduated from South University with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. At Miami Law, she is the Editor-in-Chief of the Race & Social Justice Law Review, Treasurer of the ACLU-UM Chapter, a member of the Society of...

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3L Caroline McGee: From Central America to Miami Law
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Caroline McGee, 3L, comes from a family of lawyers but it wasn’t until McGee worked with the underserved in Central America that she was inspired to go to law school.

McGee received her B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from...

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Q & A with 3L Jocelyn Ezratty: A HOPE Fellow Dedicated to the Public Interest
Thursday, October 22, 2015

As part of a HOPE Fellowship, Jocelyn Ezratty spent the summer interning at the Bronx Criminal Division of the Legal Aid Society of New York where she assisted clients and aided in the prevention of unwarranted collateral effects of criminal...

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From Miami to Washington, DC: Mia Olsen, JD ’10, Makes An Impact
Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Consistently committed to public service, Mia Olsen’s journey to our nation’s capital involved numerous experiences working on behalf of children and families. At Miami Law, the 2010 graduate had the opportunity to begin developing her...

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Miami Scholars Public Interest Program Kicks off the Year at Welcome Luncheon
Friday, September 11, 2015

The Miami Scholars Public Interest Program  kicked off the year with a welcome luncheon, featuring 46 Miami Scholars and Assistant Dean Marni Lennon  and HOPE Public Interest Resource Center Assistant Director Sharon Booth.

Miami...

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In Support of Public Interest Fellowships Miami Law Takes Over Chipotle
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Over 100 students, alumni and friends of the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center  stopped by Chipotle on September 2nd for HOPE’s inaugural fundraiser of the year. The line snaked around the restaurant as Chipotle staff watched the crowd...

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