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 when she participated as a 1L in the Namibia Neutral Trial Observer Initiative, a program offered by HOPE in 2010. Read More.
HOPE is the first stop for students interested in developing legal advocacy skills and finding ways to use advocacy to provide access to justice for others. Our staff and director, Marni Lennon, Assistant Dean for Public Interest and Pro Bono, welcome you and look forward to helping you serve others through pro bono and community outreach on a local, national, and international level.
HOPE AT A GLANCE
Miami Scholars Public Interest Program
Public Interest Leadership Board
Public Interest Lecture Series
Pro Bono Legal Research Project
Pro Bono/Community Service Challenge
More: HOPE Overview
MIAMI PUBLIC INTEREST SCHOLARS
Overview of Miami Public Interest Scholars Program
How to Apply
Miami Scholars Brochure
MORE ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITIES
Center for Ethics & Public Service
Miami STREET Law
CDO Externship Program
Lit Skills Externship Program
Human Rights at Miami Law
Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP)
Miami Law Advocacy Brochure
Miami Law Public Interest Brochure
HOPE Director Marni Lennon shares how the center works with students.
Logan Haine Roberts, Class of 2014, talks about the impact of HOPE on his law school experience as well as his experience volunteering at Chapman Partnership for the homeless.
HOPE Day of Service 2013.
At a public interest fair students discuss the benefits of participating in our array of public interest programs.
Legal Corps, a postgraduate fellowship program, places recent law graduates in public sector organizations nationwide.