February, 2017

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Second-year law student Jean Phillip “J.P.” Shami was recently named a finalist for the 23rd annual Brown Award sponsored by The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation. Shami, who serves as Executive Editor of the University of Miami Law...

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 22, 2017

Arrest records can prevent young people from getting their first jobs or qualifying for certification in certain fields.  Recently, Miami Law’s Children and Youth Law Clinic educated youth on sealing and expunging arrest records at the...

Monday, February 20, 2017

Francisco Reyes Villamizar, LL.M. ’93, has helped change the legal landscape in his native Colombia, smoothing the way for increased trade, investment, and business activity. Internationally recognized for his dedication to public service,...

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Drawing on his family ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and legal education, Victor H. Mendelson, J.D. ’92, has played a key leadership role in one of South Florida’s most remarkable business turnaround stories.

In the past 20...

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Sarah Hanners is of a tender heart. But don’t mistake her gentleness for lack of tenacity. Whether leading anti-poaching patrols at night in Bolivia’s wildlands or combating deforestation in the Amazon rainforest or representing children and...

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...

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

Professor Michael Reisman, the Myers S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, recently spoke at the second annual Carolyn Lamm/White & Case International Arbitration Lecture at Miami Law where he discussed “The Empire...

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,...

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 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

Thanks to the White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship, Russian student Madina Lokova has been able to pursue her International Arbitration LL.M.degree at Miami Law.   

LL.M. student Madina...