Faculty & Intellectual Life

The University of Miami School of Law is committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching. Our faculty are the backbone of our vibrant, supportive academic community, and our excellent student-faculty ratio fosters a culture of collaboration, creativity, serious scholarship, and real-world engagement.

Directory: Meet Our Faculty

Miami Law students have access to leading scholars and outstanding teachers from the United States and around the world—providing opportunities to work closely with experts both inside and outside the classroom. Learn more about them and their scholarship here.

Faculty Scholarship

Our professors have unique backgrounds and interests and bring both distinguished scholarship and depth of experience to their roles as dedicated educators and mentors. The University of Miami School of Law's scholarship is referenced around the world as illustrated in this real-time readership map:

Faculty Scholarly Activity

As an internationally recognized center of scholarly excellence, we are committed to producing innovative scholarship that advances academic discussion.
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SSRN E-Library

The University of Miami School of Law Legal Studies journal contains abstracts and papers from this institution focused on this area of scholarly research.
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Scholarship Repository

Miami Law's Institutional Repository provides access to and preserves the intellectual output of our community.
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Workshops, Speaker Series & Public Lectures

The Law School hosts a variety of scholarly workshops throughout the academic year to offer our faculty and students an opportunity to engage with cutting-edge research from leading scholars around the country and from around the world.

Faculty Speaker Series

Miami Law provides an intensely engaged laboratory for discussion of faculty works-in-progress and the legal and policy issues underpinning their work in its Legal Theory Workshop Series and its Internal Speaker Series.
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Henkin Lectures on Human Rights

Miami Law’s lecture series on human rights is named in honor of the late Louis Henkin, a prominent law professor at Columbia University who was one of the founders of the academic study of human rights.

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International Arbitration Institute Lectures

The institute fosters progress through educational lectures and trainings, scholarship and data-gathering in international arbitration.

Past Lectures

Academic Conferences, Symposia & Panel Presentations

Academic Conferences

Miami Law's faculty and students sponsor a large number of conferences each year on topics ranging from robot law to estate planning to sports law.

Miami Law Conferences

Symposia

Our symposia draw hundreds of practitioners, academics, and students every year.

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Student Journals

The law school publishes five professional journals devoted to specific substantive areas of the law and to various approaches to examining legal developments.