Dean and Professor of Law Patricia D. White has started an array of new initiatives during her leadership and was named the most influential woman in legal education by the National Jurist in 2012 and also named to their 2013 list. Recent initiative highlights include:
Taught by experts from around the world, Miami Law offers short, innovative compressed courses.
Other programs with hands-on training that have been started include:
For students interested in public service and pro bono advocacy Dean White has added clinics in Immigration, Human Rights, Health Rights, Innocence, Investor Rights and the Death Penalty
If learning more about international law is of interest, Miami has added several new study abroad options in Versailles, France; Berlin and Hamburg, Germany; Zurich, Switzerland; Haifa, Israel; Dublin, Ireland; Spain; China; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In terms of innovative courses, Miami Law boasts LawWithoutWalls™ and The Idea of the Hospital – offerings that provide a multidisciplinary perspective to complex issues. Further Dean White actively supports Miami's new LL.M. in international arbitration (headed by one of the world's most powerful international arbitrators, Jan Paulsson).