December, 2013

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Monday, December 09, 2013

Miami Law's Professional Responsibility...

Monday, December 09, 2013

Jenna Gushue first fell in love with the blue-green waters off Florida's coastline as a child deep-sea fishing with her family and friends over summer breaks. The 25-year-old law student is from Hauppauge, NY but was an annual snowbird to the...

Monday, December 09, 2013

From left to right: Professor Lonny Rose, Danielle Singer, Pauline Green, Thomas White, Javier Enriquez, James Sadler, Garrett Nemeroff, Daniella Ferro, Patrick Wilson, Marielle Moore. (Photo: Miami Law) 

Miami Law's...

Monday, December 09, 2013

Students and faculty at Leipzig, Germany (Photo: Miami Law) 

First in a 4-part series.

Beyond its regional influence, the University of Miami School of Law has truly global reach and impact. It not only enjoys...

November, 2013

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Bianca Olivadoti, Gabriela Pirana and James Galvin at the competition (Photo: Miami Law) 

Three students from the Investor Rights Clinic recently represented Miami Law in a "triathlon" that had little to do...

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Lila Peña Silva claims that she was neither born nor trained to be a human rights defender. But the Colombian wife and mother found herself suddenly thrust into that role after she became a self-described "victim of state-sponsored violence." In...

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Miami Law's Legal Corps was named an award winner in the Merit Finalist category in the 2013 Community Partnership Award competition by Mutual of America.

The Mutual of America Community Partnership Award annually honors the...

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Professors Donald Jones, David Abraham, Osamudia James and Kunal Parker (Photo: Miami Law)

Miami Law hosted a live review and discussion of Fear of a Hip-Hop Planet: America's New Dilemma, the newly released book written...

October, 2013

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Monday, October 07, 2013

As part of The Federalist Society fall speaker program, former Ambassador John Bolton delivered a lecture on "America in the World: The Obama View" for students, faculty, and members of the community. Ambassador Bolton...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Miami Law's Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosted a forum last week with local civil and social rights advocates to inspire students to embrace social activism and take a stand against injustice. Parks and Crump...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Maritime Law Society president Andrew Rubin, Ole Varmer and Vice-President Jenna Gushue (Photo: Miami Law)

Miami Law's Maritime Law Society hosted Ole Varmer, a legal adviser to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Miami Law alumna Mindy Reinstein has just returned from a trip to Warsaw, where she represented the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at Europe's largest human rights conference.

In her speech to the 57 states of the Organization...

September, 2013

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Professor Rebecca Sharpless leading a discussion (Photo: Miami Law) 

Students, lawyers, community organizers, social justice advocates, and Miami Law professors came together on August 16 and17 for the unique training...

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Home is where the heart is, and HOPE Public Interest Fellow Scott Cummings spent his summer helping to mend the hearts of low-income residents faced with home foreclosure at the Consumer Law Unit of the Broward County Legal Aid Service...

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

For the past three years, the judges of the 3rd DCA have come to Miami Law to hear oral arguments in several real-life cases, exposing 1Ls to real-life appellate cases. This summer, several Miami Law students headed to the Third...

Monday, September 09, 2013

The Eighth Annual Ethics Film Series, sponsored by Adrienne Arsht and UM Ethics Programs, the School of Communication, and the University of Miami Alumni Association, will kick off its run on Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 at the Bill...

August, 2013

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Miami Law alumna Judy Hyman loved the law almost as much as she loved her family. She passed away in 2010 after a long battle with cancer at the age of 52. Her husband, Judge Paul Hyman, and children – Zachary and Kaylee, JD '12, and her parents...

Monday, August 26, 2013

When George Zimmerman was acquitted on July 13, 2013 of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the Dream Defenders – a multiracial organization of youth and students – immediately went into action. The...

Monday, August 26, 2013

More than 40 student organizations gathered on the law school central courtyard, "The Bricks," for the student organization fair on Thursday, August 22. The Student Organization fair is put on by the Inter-Club Council (ICC) at the...

Monday, August 26, 2013

For Cliff Friedman, a rising 3L student, participating in pro bono work has further developed his sense of empathy and compulsion to give back as a problem-solver.

"It's so much easier to advocate for someone when you understand where...

July, 2013

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Monday, July 08, 2013

Jaret Davis, JD '99, president of the LAA and Co-Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig P.A. (back row center) with Florida Bar Honorees. (Photo: Miami Law) 

In star-studded event of sorts, the Miami Law Alumni...

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic was recently awarded a challenge grant from the Equal Justice Works-AmeriCorps to fund two legal fellows who will provide legal services to veterans. The grant requires the Clinic and the School of Law...

Monday, July 08, 2013

When it came to deciding what to do this summer, Miami Law 2L Kimberly Carpel says she wanted to do something meaningful and help make someone's life better. She's getting the opportunity to do so at the Americans for Immigrant Justice in Miami,...

June, 2013

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Friday, June 28, 2013

Dr. Vinodh Jaichand (Photos by Miami Law). 

The first time Dr. Vinodh Jaichand ever boarded a plane and traveled abroad was to come to attend the University of Miami School of Law. "I knew my quest to study abroad was...

Friday, June 21, 2013

ABA leaders from left to right: Kevin Yombor, 3L; Shekida Smith, 2L; Andrew Orcutt, 2L. (Photos by Catharine Skipp and Nick Madigan/Miami Law).

Three Miami Law students will be applying their dexterity to their recently...

Friday, June 28, 2013

A rising 2L, Trinity Jordan continues to thrive in law school. During his first year, he successfully wrote and promoted his third book, "Sabotage." Published by Passio,Sabotage: How Insecurities Destroy Everything is a book about how...

Friday, June 28, 2013

After a two-week trial, a Broward County jury returned a $100 million verdict in favor of a 31-year-old pilot whose plane crashed at North Perry airport on November 10, 2007. The jury found the air traffic controller 68% responsible and the pilot...

May, 2013

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Friday, May 03, 2013

Dr. Ramón Mullerat, Jessica Carvalho Morris, Professor Caroline Bradley and Ambler Moss, member of the advisory board of the European Union Center of Excellence. (Photo: Miami Law) 

Dr. Ramón Mullerat, a lawyer and...

Friday, May 03, 2013

A perusal of the line-up of speakers, marshals and other notables at the forefront of this year's Miami Law Spring Commencement reveals a deep pool of talent and accomplishment, a vivid illustration of the school's academic and intellectual heft...

Friday, May 03, 2013

Alejandro Miyar arrived at Miami Law with a very presidential resume. Born in Mexico City and raised in Miami by first-generation Cuban Americans, Miyar became vice president of the student body at Ransom Everglades School. He developed a talent...

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The University of Miami School of Law's Tax LL.M. Program plans to launch a cutting-edge degree in Taxation of Cross-Border Investment, and will hold an Open House on May 15 to discuss details of the degree and of the...

April, 2013

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Miami-Dade's newest chief circuit judge knew she wanted to be a lawyer since she was a little girl. She also knew she wanted to be a University of Miami Hurricane.

Monday, April 01, 2013

In a two-credit course called "Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures and Television,"Nicholas La Terza, a visiting professor and veteran entertainment lawyer based in Los Angeles, will offer Miami Law students a comprehensive survey of the legal and...

Monday, April 01, 2013

Admitted student Andrew McCarten and Diane Quick, Director of the Career Development Office, make the "U" sign. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

Miami Law held a special reception last week to celebrate and recognize...

Monday, April 01, 2013

In Vienna, from left, Miami Law students Eftihios Andronis, Wamiq Chowdhury, Bianca Olivadoti, Gabriela Pirana and Carlos Nuñez. (Photo: Paula Arias/Miami Law) 

Five students from the University of Miami School of Law...

March, 2013

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

​Horacio Gutiérrez, a University of Miami School of Law alumnus who is corporate vice president and deputy general counsel at the Microsoft Corporation, will be named "Lawyer of the Americas" by the Inter-American Law Review at its...

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Members of the cast of '8' at Miami Law, including, in front row from left, Charlton Copeland, Lauren Madigan, Fernando Valle and Ana Romes, in back row, Lissette Labrousse and Brian Stewart. (Photo: Miami Law)

It was...

Monday, March 25, 2013

Richard W. Rappaport, JD '73, Jenna Winchester, and Devang Desai, JD '03. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law)

Richard W. Rappaport, who graduated from Miami Law in 1973 and became an entertainment attorney, shared with...

Monday, March 25, 2013

A new joint-degree program, a J.D. and a Master of Science in Education in Community and Social Change*, has been created at Miami Law in partnership with the University of Miami's School of Education and Human Development. The degree will...

February, 2013

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Being fully prepared for the Bar exam is one of the fundamental requirements of a career in law. As part of that imperative, Miami Law's Academic Achievement Program is launching Bar Week, a series of events from March 1 to...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In a series of simulated disputes, a team comprised of second-year Miami Law students Ryan Appel and Mitchell Retelny came in fourth place, out of 40 teams from around the country, in the 6th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition at...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

From left, Jennifer Drake of Becker & Poliakoff; Errick Benson Peart; and the firm's Yolanda Jackson and Rosa de la Camara. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law)

A second-year Miami Law student, Errick Benson Peart, has won a...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

As president of the American Civil Liberties Union, Professor Susan Herman is often called upon to express her opinions on some of the most potent and controversial issues in the land, and her recent appearance at Miami Law was no...

January, 2013

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Beginning on Jan. 23rd, students at Miami Law will have the chance to learn about food and drug law and relevant topics from Arnie Friede, an expert in such matters who will be the first of several people to teach a short course this semester....

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Frances R. Hill, Professor of Law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar for the Profession, was the guest speaker at the University of Miami Law School Alumni Luncheon at the 47th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando,...

Friday, January 25, 2013

At Casa Duque restaurant in Segovia, in front row, from left, Marta Ottogalli and Erika Concetta Pagano; second row, Lauren Madigan, Michele DeStefano, Iker Romero and Rico Williams; back row, a waiter and Michael Bossone. (Photo:...

Monday, January 28, 2013

Sarah Weddington, who successfully argued the landmark Roe v. Wade case before the U.S. Supreme Course in 1973, will speak on Feb. 12 in the University of Miami's Storer Auditorium. Weddington's lecture is titled "Some Leaders are...