August, 2017

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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...

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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

June, 2017

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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...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shot over the course of nine years, Home Truth chronicles one family’s incredible pursuit of justice, shedding light on how our society responds to domestic violence and how the trauma from domestic violence can linger through generations.

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...

May, 2017

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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 03, 2017

Danny Sullivan took the long way home. The 27-year-old estate planning and tax attorney from the San Gabriel Valley of California grew up in La Verne and now practices in nearby Pasadena at Anglin Flewelling Rasmussen Campbell & Trytten LLP,...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

PREP Interns Haley Moss, Marissa Shulman, & Matt Dennison

Each semester, the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics...

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...

April, 2017

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Third-year law student Jean Phillip “J.P.” Shami was recently named a 2017 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award winner. Shami, who serves as Executive Editor of the University of Miami Law Review, was one of ten law students across the...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

3L Jeffrey Mark Pierce

The road to Miami Law and ultimately to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office may have begun one day while Jeffrey Mark Pierce was standing for too long in a sweltering “foamy.”

For those of...

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...

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...

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...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Miami Law recently hosted a panel discussion about the future of the City featuring Stephen Owens, former President of Swire Properties in the U.S., and Manny Diaz, JD ’80, former mayor of Miami. The event “Miami 2040” was co-sponsored by the...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Miami Law moot court team of Daniel Halperin, 3L, Daniel Narciso, 2L, and Adam Stolz, 2L (who also served as the brief writer) were runners-up in the 25th annual Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition - one of the largest and...

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...