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15th Annual HOPE Day of Service Kicks Off Orientation Plus Pro Bono Ethic and Commitment to Service
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Miami Law students – “It’s all about the U1” - volunteering at Fisher House. 

More than 200 students gathered on Miami Law’s central courtyard, “The Bricks,” early in the morning on Thursday, August 14, to participate...

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Rising 2L Uses Summer Fellowship for Public Interest Advocacy at State Attorney’s Office
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

To the public eye, prosecuting doesn’t always go hand in hand with the notion of public interest advocacy, but one Miami Law student is trying to change that. Ian McKenzie, one of the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center’s Summer Public...

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Doctor Dedicated to Principled Service Gives Generous Gift to Support Miami Public Interest Scholar
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Berton Forman

Berton Forman, with a 21-year career as an anesthesiologist behind him, was reviewing hospital records for an insurance company for his company, Rockville Recovery Associates Ltd. in 2010. What he...

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Rising 3L Steven Vitale Spends Summer Interning at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Ever since being selected as a HOPE Fellow at Miami Law, Steven Vitale has been able to actively apply his passion for public service and pro bono work in the public sector. This summer, Vitale accepted an offer with the National Association...

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Student Brian Vaca Applies First-Hand Knowledge at Internship at Americans for Immigrant Justice
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Brian Vaca is spending the summer as an intern at Americans for Immigration Justice and has been assisting immigration maverick and Miami Law adjunct professor Ira Kurzban on a pro bono case, as part of the HOPE Summer Public Interest...

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HOPE Fellow Strives to Close the Gaps in Inequality through Internship at ACLU
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Mitun Mitra, at far right, with his parents and sister. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Miami Law student Mitun Mitra was born in Bangladesh and even though he immigrated to the United States at a young age, he still remembers...

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Brendan Corrigan Turns His Love of Public Policy and Politics into a J.D. and Master’s Degree in Public Administration
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Brendan Corrigan first fell in love with Capitol Hill as a senior in high school when he served as an intern in the district office of Congressman Michael G. Fitzpatrick from his home district in Pennsylvania. Since then, Corrigan has hit...

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HOPE Fellow Makes a Difference in Immigrant Community in Michigan
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

When one thinks of the state of Michigan, cars, Detroit and the Great Lakes come to mind. But with one of the largest Middle Eastern populations in the United States, Kirsten Corneliussen is learning first-hand the importance of immigration...

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Recent Miami Law Graduate Receives Fulbright Award to Examine Customary Law in Namibia
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Drew Aiken, JD ’12, was recently awarded a grant from the Fulbright Program to examine the impact of customary law on women in several different tribes in Namibia. Aiken first became interested in Namibia while a student at Miami...

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Alumna Catherine Dorvil Ensures Reproductive Rights in Liberia
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Catherine Dorvil, JD ’09, puts her beliefs into action every day. As a commercial litigator at Hogan Lovells, Dorvil engages in exciting and high-level legal analyses; however, while many litigators may be content with securing victories for...

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