It is not surprising Dean and Professor of Law Patricia D. White was named the most influential woman in legal education by the National Jurist as she has started an array of new initiatives during her leadership. Highlights include:
She has greatly expanded collaborative efforts with other departments within the University with the newly created:
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 (an exchange program already exists in Leipzig); 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 specialization in international arbitration (headed by one of the world's most powerful international arbitrators, Jan Paulsson).
No other school in the country offers:
While law schools are similar in many ways, Miami offers a dynamic which is not easy to describe. Every day visitors who come here tell us the overall friendliness and excitement of the place, not to mention the beauty of the campus and Miami in general, are unique and refreshing.
All events will be held on the Miami Law Campus, 1311 Miller Drive, Coral Gables FL 33146
Student Panel Thursday
(6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Open House Tuesday
(9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
(Please note that log-in instructions will be posted closer to the event.)
Wednesday, November 13th
12:30pm - 1:50pm EST
Wednesday, February 5th
5:30pm - 7:00pm EST
Wednesday, March 19
7:30pm - 9:00pm
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