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Stonewall sign
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

It was a hot June night in New York City when the people hanging out inside the Stonewall Inn decided enough was enough. Scuffles broke out with police, riots ensued, and a revolution was born.

“This was one of several points in LGBTQ...

The Cult of the Constitution book
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Last week, the business software behemoth Salesforce announced it would no longer allow companies that sell assault weapons to use its customer management system. The move follows other corporate giants taking stands on the call for...

Lili Levy
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

On May 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, had been indicted on 18 counts of violation of the Espionage Act for his role in obtaining and publicly disclosing secret military and diplomatic...

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Marni Lennon, Assistant Dean of Public Interest & Pro Bono and Director of the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, participated in a panel titled “Building the Foundations of a Pro Bono Program” at the ABA Equal Justice Conference in...

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Natalie Barefoot, Director, Practitioner in Residence, Environmental Justice Clinic & Abbess Center Faculty Fellow, was recently selected to be one of the inaugural Abess Center Faculty Scholars for the 2019-2020 school year, with the...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Jan L. Jacobowitz recently presented at Canada’s National Judicial Institute, which hosted a Family Law and Social Media Program in Vancouver for Canada’s Federal Justices. Her presentation was titled “Judges on Social Media: A Perspective...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin recently presented papers at two symposia, the "Interactive Constitutional Rights Symposium" at the William and Mary Law School (sponsored by the William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal) and the “Judge...

Dean Patricia D. White
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
As she prepares to retire as dean of the University of Miami School of Law, White says she is proud of her role as a "change agent." But her biggest regret is that she could not solve education funding, which she sees as "the greatest problem...
Professor Fran Hill
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court recently waded into the fray over gerrymandering during arguments over the partisan manipulation of congressional districts. Professor Frances Hill in the University of Miami School of Law weighs in on the issue in this...

Monday, April 8, 2019

Professor Kunal Parker, a Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, was recently named as a 2019-2020 Fellow by the Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs. LAPA Fellows spend the academic year working on their own research projects,...

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