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Supreme Court building
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The third branch of federal government is the least democratic and political by constitutional design. Nevertheless, the judicial appointments process for U.S. Supreme Court justices has become one of the most partisan of Washington spectacles—as...

handcuffs on a computer
Friday, October 16, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2020) — The American Bar Association, in collaboration with dozens of U.S. law schools across the country, announced today the formation of a Legal Education Police Practices Consortium to contribute to...

Supreme Court nominee
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett, the federal appellate judge nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, is headed toward what could be the quickest confirmation process in recent history. The Senate...

Dean Tony Varona
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dean Tony Varona

When Miami Law welcomed Anthony Eudelio Varona to lead the law school in 2019, he said he applied a lesson from early in life. “As a kid I learned to swim by jumping into the deep...

Professor Jessica Owley
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Professor Jessica Owley

Professor Jessica Owley has assumed the new role of faculty director for Environmental Law Program at Miami Law.

As director, Owley will enhance Miami Law’s academic...

Civil Rights in the Time of Covid artwork
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Discussing civil rights challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, “Defending and Promoting Civil Rights in a Time of Coronavirus” was the virtual half-day symposium hosted by Miami Law, in partnership with the civil rights section...

Legal Theory Workshop artwork
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Miami Law is proud to announce the 2020-2021 Legal Theory Workshop Series’ line-up of distinguished legal scholars. The first workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23rd with Professor Catherine Fisk of the University of...

Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Monday, September 21, 2020

Like most of the world, community members at the University of Miami School of Law learned of Ginsburg’s death on Friday. Here, in an exclusive interview, some of them offer their insights on the life and legacy of the jurist whom Supreme Court...

Prof. Bernard Oxman
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Professor Bernard Oxman

Professor Bernard Oxman, director of Miami Law’s LL.M. in Maritime Law, will serve as a judge ad hoc of the Special Chamber constituted by the International Tribunal for the...

Prof. A. Michael Froomkin
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Professor A. Michael Froomkin

The University of Miami Faculty Senate named Professor A. Michael Froomkin the 2020 Distinguished Faculty Scholar Awardee. The Laurie Silvers & Mitchell Rubinstein...

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