August, 2017

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Friday, August 04, 2017

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend to commit suicide, to serve 15 months in jail I The Week

The case sparked debate over the legal definition of manslaughter and whether an individual could be held responsible for...

Friday, August 11, 2017

In the US, buying streets is a centuries-old trend I BBC News

“There’s a variety of ways that property law is odder than what you might think,” says Andres Sawicki, associate professor at the University of Miami School of Law...

July, 2017

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 27, 2017) – Marike Paulsson, director of the International Arbitration Institute at the University of Miami School of Law, has been appointed as a council member for North America to the court of the Mauritius...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Two Miami Law Alumni Make Top Music Lawyers List

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 18, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law is highlighted in...

Friday, July 28, 2017

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Sorry, But You Need to Care About Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian I WIRED

Even then, according to Mary Anne Franks, a lawyer at the University of Miami who helps states craft their revenge porn laws, first offenders rarely...

June, 2017

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Friday, June 09, 2017

Social media posts reveal racially hostile environment at local school, students say I WPLG Local 10

There is no hate speech exception in the First Amendment, which protects freedom of speech. Zanita E. Fenton, a...

Friday, June 16, 2017
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Friday, June 16, 2017

 

Miami Law only U.S. law school included in international...
Friday, June 30, 2017

The Supreme Court’s Incredible Privileging of Religion I New Republic

Viewed in this light, the court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran is “an asymmetry that can only be explained by a preference for religion,” according to Nelson Tebbe, who...

May, 2017

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Friday, May 05, 2017

Puerto Rico bondholders in for bumpy bankruptcy ride I Reuters

In five of six recent public bankruptcies in which the debtor defaulted on bonds, pensioners walked away with full recovery, while bondholders took haircuts,...

Friday, May 19, 2017

How Two Marines Helped Bring Down Revenge Porn on Facebook I Rolling Stone

But Mary Anne Franks, a legislative and tech policy director at the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, says she thinks Facebook still needs to be more...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Why Facebook’s censorship problem many not get any better any time soon I The Washington Post

Facebook will never please everyone, experts said. Mary Anne Franks, professor at the University of Miami School of Law, said that Facebook...

April, 2017

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Friday, April 21, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Florida (April 21, 2017)  – A big legal innovation/tech conference is coming up April 22 & 23 at the alumni center at the University of Miami. It’s...

Friday, April 21, 2017

Hunt for Facebook Murder Suspect Ends With His Suicide I CNN

Mary Anne Franks discusses the unfettered use of violent streaming video, such as the murder of Robert Godwin, Sr. on Easter Sunday.

Court: Immigration...

Friday, April 28, 2017

Locals react to federal judge’s ruling on sanctuary cities I WSVN

Miami Law’s David Abraham weighs in on ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s order to withhold funds from sanctuary cities. (1:07) “It’s a temporary...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Is it true that H1Bs have been used to hire Asian tech workers cheap? Yes, the system has been abused to replace and displace American workers with lower cost workers from South Asia and elsewhere. It’s a shame that it takes a Donald...

March, 2017

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Commentary: Gorsuch ruling will be tainted I The Philadelphia Inquirer

Scott Sundby: At his nomination hearing, Chief Justice John Roberts famously compared a judge's role to that of a baseball umpire whose job is to solely "call balls...

Friday, March 17, 2017

The University of Miami School of Law is hosting an information session for foreign lawyers on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. on the Coral Gables campus.

Miami Law offers paths to practice for foreign-trained lawyers in the United...

Friday, March 24, 2017

Survivors of Orlando Massacre Sue Gunman’s Widow and His Employer I The Wall Street Journal

Stephen Halpert, a law professor at the University of Miami, said the plaintiffs face “a steep climb” in establishing that G4S...

Monday, March 13, 2017

Miami Law Students Provided 2,650 Hours of Service to 42 Startups

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 13, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law launched the Larry HoffmanIGreenberg Traurig Startup Practicum* in 2016 to and in...

February, 2017

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Thursday, February 02, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law presents the 5th Annual Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights, “The Right to Property.” 

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WHO: José Enrique...

Friday, February 17, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries are hosting a two-day conference, “From New York to Hollywood to Miami...

Friday, February 17, 2017

How sanctuary sentiments are clashing with Trump immigration enforcement in Miami I America Magazine

As a result, most immigration advocates were astonished when the mayor caved to President Donald J. Trump on Jan. 26. The...

Friday, February 24, 2017

Legality of Legislator-Led Prayer Still Murky, Scholars Say I Bloomberg News

Town of Greece “upheld a legislative prayer practice where most of the prayers were Christian,” Caroline Mala Corbin, a professor who...

January, 2017

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law is holding an Open House to provide information about its LL.M. offerings in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, Estate Planning, International Arbitration, International Law (with or without...

Friday, January 20, 2017

U.S. Policy Change for Cuban Émigrés Sparks Debate I Wall Street Journal

In recent years, the U.S reopened its embassy in Havana and has resumed direct flights by U.S. airlines to the island.

The policy’s “initial...

Friday, January 27, 2017

Another Live-Stream Suicide Puts Spotlight on Social Media Ethics I The Wall Street Journal

The spate of incidents raises thorny questions, said Mary Anne Franks, a professor at the University of Miami...

Monday, January 30, 2017

 

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 30, 2017)  --  At 12:30 p.m. today, January 30, the University of Miami School of Law will hold a teach-in to discuss the scope and legality of President Trump’s executive order...