October, 2017

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Markus Ederer of the German Foreign Ministry has been appointed the European Union’s new ambassador to Russia, the European External Action Service (EEAS) said on Tuesday.

Markus Ederer of the German Foreign Ministry has been...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

From a simple lease agreement signed in 1903, the United States presence in Guantanamo, Cuba, grew complicated once Fidel Castro took power in 1959. The oldest American overseas military base, the nature and role of “Mayberry with a Caribbean...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes—both in blocking entry to the United States...

Monday, October 16, 2017

It is not a coincidence Miami Law has been named as one of the most innovative law schools in the U.S. and overseas in recent years. When Dean Patricia White took the helm of the school in 2009, she told the law school magazine, “We intend that...

September, 2017

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Miami Law launched LawWithoutWalls to foster team-created, innovative solutions to problems in legal education and practice, and the 2017 LawWithoutWalls winning Project of Worth — “Ithaca” — does just that. The in-house innovation hub Fuse at...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Students in the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. program jump started their post-graduate careers by spending the summer at firms and institutions around the world. The program develops practitioners that are well rounded and...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Picture this: A lawyer is conferring with a client. The attorney is behaving in a manner that serves her interests, rather than that of her client. An observer calls a halt to the meeting, and a replacement takes the place of the offending...

August, 2017

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Friday, August 04, 2017

What does free speech mean in the age of the Internet? Do our First Amendment values dictate that Colin Kaepernick stand up or kneel down?

“Living Law” is a series of dynamic, concurrent 10-minute faculty talks that give students an...

Friday, August 04, 2017

Last year, the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. program launched a new and exciting opportunity for its students to gain practical hands-on experience while studying – the International Arbitration LL.M. Practicum. The practicum,...

Friday, August 04, 2017

The summer following the first year of law school can be a pivotal moment in a legal career. The Summer Public Interest Fellowship meets public-interest minded students at this significant juncture to engage them with an opportunity that has the...

Friday, August 11, 2017

In spite of the rainy weather, Miami Law’s class of 2020 continued the annual tradition of beginning the law school experience with a day of community outreach. Miami Law’s HOPE Public Interest Resource Center organized the event...

July, 2017

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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...

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...

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...

June, 2017

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Moot court success is synonymous with the University of Miami School of Law.

In the 2016-17 academic year, Miami Law students travelled across the globe arguing in some of the most prestigious international moot competitions in English...

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....

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 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,...

May, 2017

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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...

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...

April, 2017

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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...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes – both in blocking entry to the...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Ken Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, said that he understood as a young lawyer that you collect the facts, write up the brief, go to court, and argue your case.

“That is exactly what I do now, but I never...

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...

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 01, 2017

Members of Miami Law's Moot Court teams

Two Miami Law moot court teams recently competed in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Brooklyn, NY. One team, consisting of Ian Campa, 2L,...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Second-best team award

Part 1 of 2 Stories Volodymyr Ponomarov, a 2017 White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. candidate, recently won best oralist – and a $1,000 cash prize – at the Florida Bar International...

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The struggle to protect the human right to property is highlighted in the age of Trump, China’s President Xi, and Russia’s Putin said José Enrique Alvarez at Miami Law's annual Henkin Lecture on Human Rights. Those on the political left and right...

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 15, 2017

The University of Miami Law Review explored the theme of global climate change during its annual symposium this past weekend at the Storer Auditorium on the Coral Gables campus.

The event – “Climate Wrongs and Human Rights” -- consisted...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Amilcar Martinez and 3L Andrew Sarangoulis come from different worlds. Martinez grew up in Honduras; Sarangoulis in Reading, Pennsylvania. The two crossed paths through the Health Rights Clinic at Miami Law.

Rosa Muigina,...

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Elizabeth Honkonen ’98, Daniel Matlow ’00, Joshua Spector ’02, Assistant Dean Marni Lennon and Dean Patricia D. White

After a four-year hiatus, Miami Law’s HOPE Public Interest Resource Center re-instituted its annual live,...

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.

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...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Each semester the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics seminars. This fall PREP presented at the South Miami-Kendall Bar Association and the Coral Gables Bar Association....

Thursday, January 12, 2017

German native Luca Thönes was awarded the first-ever International Arbitration LL.M. E-Fellows Scholarship, which provides a half-tuition award to a participant of the E-fellows LL.M. Day in Frankfurt, Germany.   ...