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...

Friday, March 15, 2013

Miami Law students James Lechter, at left, and Sean Holas. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law) 

Students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program recently led a two-hour ethics training session...

Friday, March 15, 2013

Before law school, Miami Law student Rob Bernstein considered becoming a veterinarian. (Photo: Emily Horowitz/Miami Law) 

More 50 humans and about 100 of their four-legged friends, ranging from Chihuahuas to German...

Friday, March 15, 2013

Justice R. Fred Lewis. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

When you come out of the coal camps of West Virginia, the last thing you expect is to go to law school, let alone become a justice of the Florida Supreme Court....

Friday, March 15, 2013

While attending the kick-off of LawWithoutWalls' academic year at IE University in Segovia, Spain, Miami Law student Erika Concetta Pagano was invited to give a lecture to a comparative contracts class at the university's campus in...

Friday, March 15, 2013

Albert Medina, 3L; Sylvia Ospina; Rafael Moro Aguilar; and IGLP Director Jessica C. Morris. (Photo: Jessica Giraldo/Miami Law) 

Someone once said that space was the final frontier, a line that's now just another cliché....

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Duke University will hold an interdisciplinary conference this week in honor of University of Miami Professor James W. Nickel's scholarly work in human rights law and theory. Professor Nickel, who teaches Philosophy and Law, is the author of the...

Monday, March 18, 2013

Anyone interested in the implications of linguistic pluralism for democratic societies will be inspired by a conference planned for later this week at the University of Miami School of Law.

The conference, titled "Language...

Monday, March 25, 2013

Miami Law is happy to invite students to apply for the Public Interest Service Student Awards, a celebration of the school's high esteem for the outstanding work that our students perform in the community.

Created in 2005 by the Dean's...

Monday, March 25, 2013

Miami Law's National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review will host a panel discussion titled "The Internet and Armed Conflict" on April 12 at the Storer Auditoriumon the university's Coral Gables campus. The panelists will be...

Friday, March 22, 2013

Miami Law's Entertainment & Sports Law Society will host its 16th annual symposium at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami on Saturday, April 6.

More than 20 panelists will speak on...

Friday, March 22, 2013

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Cast member Ali Iftikhar, 1L. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law)

Intent on raising revenue and promoting the law school's virtues, Miami Law's administrators agree to let camera crews turn the lives of faculty and students into...

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Shari and Joel Ronkin. 

Shari and Joel Ronkin are passionate about their alma mater. Two-time University of Miami alumni, they met on the Coral Gables campus as undergraduates and went on to earn degrees from Miami Law...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Amir Whitaker addressing students at Youth Summit. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

Amir Whitaker knows a thing or two about truancy and petty criminality. Growing up with 15 relatives in his grandmother's house in...

Friday, March 08, 2013

In an effort to support legal advocacy for Florida's foster children, The Florida Bar Foundation has awarded a grant of $100,000 toward Miami Law's Children & Youth Law Clinic. The grant, whose funds are being made available by the...

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Michael Greenfield (first on left) and Danny Ilani (first on right) with lawyers from Dade Legal Aid. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law) 

Michael Greenfield and Danny Ilani, two students in Miami Law's Professional...

Monday, March 04, 2013

From left, SBA President-elect Jenna Winchester, SBA Treasurer-elect Chris Brennan, and SBA Secretary-elect Sara Solano. (Photos: Nick Madigan/Miami Law)

Dean's Fellow Jenna Winchester is to become the President of Miami Law'...

Monday, March 04, 2013

Bertila Ana Soto, J.D.'89, an adjunct professor at Miami Law, has been elected Chief Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, which serves Miami-Dade County. Her election is historic, as she is the first female chief judge of the...

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Steve Berger, JD '76

For Steven Berger, J.D. '76, creating a scholarship fund at Miami Law is a way of giving back to his alma mater.

After attending the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania at the...

Friday, March 08, 2013

Harold A. Flegelman, a visiting professor and lawyer whose clients include enterprises in the entertainment, media and advertising industries, teaches a short course at Miami Law called "Art of the Deal: Acquiring a Music Publishing Catalog."...

Monday, March 04, 2013

In an article in The Student Appeal, an online law journal, third-year Miami Law student Joel Feigenbaum argues for the repeal of discriminatory legislation, often referred to as "garb statutes," that infringe upon the rights of Muslim-American...

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

NBC Channel 6 reporter Julia Bagg interviewing Miami Law student Amanda Roesch. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

For some students, there are better things to do during spring break than to head for Key West and...

Monday, March 04, 2013

From left, Jessica Carvalho Morris, Nikolaos Tsolakidis, Wamiq Chowdhury, Carolyn Lamm, Santiago Aguilar and Onur Saka. (Photo: Jessica Giraldo/Miami Law) 

Carolyn Lamm was one of just ten women among the 370...