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Dean Newton
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

 

Interim Dean Nell Jessup Newton

The following is a conversation that took place between Interim Dean Nell Jessup Newton and 3L student Hayley Goodman who is an intern in Miami Law’s...

Tamar Ezer
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Tamar Ezer

Lecturer in Law Tamar Ezer recently published “Challenging Domestic Injustice through International Human Rights Advocacy: Addressing Homelessness in the United States" in the ...

Romy Lerner
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Romy Lerner

Overcoming barriers put up by the COVID-19 pandemic, Romy Lerner, associate director of the Immigration Clinic, worked with students this past semester to win asylum for two political...

Steven Maxwell, Erin Okuno, Odetta Clarke and Jack Townsend
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Steven Maxwell, Erin Okuno, Odetta Clarke, and Jack Townsend

As Miami Law ramps up again for a brand-new academic year, numerous new hires round out and complement available services for students...

Peter Lederer
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Peter Lederer

Legendary global lawyer and LawWithoutWalls co-founder Peter Lederer died suddenly at home in New Milford, Connecticut Sunday, August 8, 2021.

Lederer’s association with Miami...

Nell Newton
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Nell Jessup Newton, a female trailblazer in legal education, will steer the School of Law during the search for its new dean.

As the University of Miami School of Law welcomed first-year students for orientation on Monday, President Julio...

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Miami Law’s own legal affairs podcast, the Miami Law Explainer, returns on August 23 with season seven of experts diving into, drilling down, and sussing out the context and relevance of in-the-headlines issues.

The season...

Carrie Bettinger-Lopez with President Biden
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

President Joe Biden with Professor Bettinger-López

The White House has appointed Caroline Bettinger-López as a Special Advisor on the White House Gender Policy Council, charging her with assisting...

Brittany Spears
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

University of Miami family law professors explore the reported conditions of the conservatorship—the legal framework created purportedly to protect the pop star—that Spears and some of her ‘Free Britney’ supporters claim is ‘abusive’ and ‘...

Xavier Cortada
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Xavier Cortada, J.D.'91

The Environmental Law Institute recently presented Miami Law affiliated faculty member Xavier Cortada, J.D. ’91, with a 2021 National Wetlands Award for his 15 years of work...

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