August, 2017

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Environmental preservation has always been important to Miami Law alumna Kelly Cox, who received a joint degree in Law and Marine Ecosystems and Society in 2016. Cox, a Staff Attorney and Program Director at Miami Waterkeeper, and current Interim...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

As a HOPE Fellow and Miami Scholar Carly Starkey continued her work advancing economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls in her 3L summer as a legal intern with Equal Rights Advocates in San Francisco, CA. During her 1L...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bringing such an ambitious program that works with at-risk youth to a college campus requires both visionary leadership and committed partners. The effort has been fueled by the passion of School of Law Professor Kele Stewart and the planning...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dennis Scholl, J.D. `81, was recently named as the president and chief executive of ArtCenter/South Florida, the nonprofit supporting artists and advancing the knowledge and practice of contemporary visual arts in South Florida.

Scholl...

July, 2017

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Lawyers in Florida have a new leader - Michael Higer, a South Floridian has taken over as the Florida Bar's 69th president.

Higer is in his first month of a one-year term leading the 104,000 lawyers in the...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center’s Fellows Program grants stipends and provides support to dedicated law students who spend a summer serving marginalized populations through unpaid internships at non-profit and governmental organizations...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Each semester the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics seminars. This Spring, PREP presented at the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, alongside three...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

James Valencia

A cold war has raged in the brain of James Valencia since high school.

The left side, entrenched in math and science, marches steadfastly toward a career in medicine. The right side stayed busy...

June, 2017

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Miami Law’s International Moot Court team of Javier Roldan Cora, 2L, Alejandra Chinea, 2L and Leticia Mora, J.D. ’17, placed six out of 65 teams from around the world at the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition at The Hague,...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Md Monzur Rabbi is from Dhaka, the capital and largest city in Bangladesh, where a civil case can wander through the court system sometimes for as long as ten years. The Miami Law LL.M. in International Arbitration candidate would like to change...

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The monthly intake meeting at the South Florida AIDS Network had a decidedly different flavor last week when students from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic visited with Scottish counterparts from the University of Strathclyde Law...

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program provides a platform for law school students to interact with attorneys, judges, and legal professionals regarding the ethical challenges that confront today’s legal profession....

May, 2017

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court ruled recently that juvenile courts cannot reject the dependency petitions filed on behalf of immigrant children without an evidentiary hearing. Professors Bernard Perlmutter and Rebecca Sharpless wrote amicus briefs in...

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

In a rite that signals the beginning of a new chapter in their lives, nearly 400 Miami Law students will receive their J.D. and LL.M. degrees at the Watsco Center on Thursday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m.

3L Suarez to Address Class...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Every year, a select group of students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow — selection to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. This exclusive...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Jennifer Perez, Carlos Alvarez, Jan L. Jacobowitz, Daniel Celaya and Amanda Fernandez

Students in the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program and Director Jan L. Jacobowitz routinely present legal ethics CLE programs...

April, 2017

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Children & Youth Law Clinic Intern and second-year law student Frank Florio recently presented an oral argument before the Third District Court of Appeal. 

Frank Florio (center) with fellow clinic...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

3L Kevin Shea and 2L Jean Strickland recently posted a podcast on the American Bar Association Section of Litigation website, which aimed to inform law students considering a clinic on how to get the most out of a law school clinic...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Four students from Miami Law’s International Moot Court team advanced to the semifinal rounds and won two Honorable Mention awards at Moot Madrid 2017, an international commercial arbitration competition that is conducted entirely in Spanish....

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2L Jean Strickland and 3L Joshua Bautz had the spotlight when they squared off recently for an audience of securities attorneys and arbitrators at the Palm Beach County Bar Association Securities Law Committee’s annual seminar....

March, 2017

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Monday, March 06, 2017

The University of Miami School of Law’s first interdisciplinary course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement will be open to all students and faculty March 9 when Alicia Garza, one of the founding members of BLM, will come to campus and talk...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Investor Rights Clinic Fellow and 2L O. Jean Strickland recently had the unique opportunity to represent investors – not in arbitration or court – but before Congressional staffers on Capitol Hill.  Strickland joined the IRC’s Director,...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Miami Law’s International Moot Court team of Javier Roldan Cora, 2L, Alejandra Chinea, 2L, and Leticia Mora, 3L, placed third at the International Criminal Court Competition Regional Round, qualifying for the International Round in The Hague,...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

One law school course can alter your career trajectory. Just ask Guerby Noel, JD ’14.

Guerby Noel, JD '14

When Noel entered Miami Law, he didn’t know he would dedicate his career to...

February, 2017

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Performing well in courts takes smarts, skills, dedication, and perseverance. The National Jurist looked at schools that have excelled in moot court competition.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Miami Law’s experts fielded queries from across the country addressing fallout from President Trump’s executive order banning entry to the United States from targeted countries. Professor Rebecca Sharpless was on the ground and on camera working...

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

“Animus breeds animus,” said Yale Law Professor Muneer Ahmad. “And the cycle of animus needs to be broken.”

Yale Law Professor Muneer Ahmad

After a sleepless weekend during which...

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Peter Carfagna, the director of the sports law track for Miami Law’s Graduate Program in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law, was joined recently by Blake James, UM’s Athletic Director, Dan Raben, assistant athletic director of compliance, and...

January, 2017

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Friday, January 20, 2017

This year's list of The Most Influential People in Legal Education recognizes leaders who are shaping the future of law schools.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Racial profiling and police killings were the focus of a recent Miami Law panel discussion in conjunction with the book launch of Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile.

Professor Donald Jones...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Each semester, law students in the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program and PREP Director Jan L. Jacobowitz visit various nonprofit organizations and local bar associations to present CLE programs on legal ethics. During the fall...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Like most good sons, Luiz Miranda always wanted to make his father proud. The senior Miranda is a legend in his son’s mind: a highly respected attorney on two continents, a charismatic leader who draws admirers like a Pied Piper, and a trusted...