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Supreme Court Building
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

If he is confirmed, Brett M. Kavanaugh, the conservative federal appeals court judge nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court, would almost certainly shift the ideological balance of...

Justice Kennedy at Miami  Law
Thursday, June 28, 2018

The critical swing vote on the sharply divided Supreme Court for nearly three decades, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy sent shock waves around Washington, D.C. and the nation on Wednesday when he announced that he is retiring on July 31.

Jan Jacobowitz
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Lecturer in Law and Director of the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program Jan Jacobowitz was sworn into the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust on June 7th by the Chief Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit Count, Bertila...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Director of the Human Rights Clinic, Carrie Bettinger-López, recently co-authored an op-ed piece on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s asylum decision in Foreign Affairs. Click here to read the...

Mary Anne Franks
Friday, May 25, 2018

Professor Mary Anne Franks delivered the keynote address for the symposium "From #MeToo to #NowWhat: The Role of Law in Responding to the #MeToo Social Media Campaign” at the Brandeis School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky. She also gave a...

Kunal Parker
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A cadre of 10 lecturers, half from the University of Miami, shared their particular research and insights at the Language and Democracy Symposiumon May 4, a full-day event co-sponsored by UM’s School of Law, Latin American...

Professor Michael Froomkin
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Professor A. Michael Froomkin, the Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law, will participate in the We Robot 2018 conference at Stanford Law School, where he will give a talk on "When AIs Outperform Doctors: The...

Professor Rebecca Sharpless
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Professor Rebecca Sharpless, Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic received the Excellence in Advocacy Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, for class action litigation brought on behalf of...

Joe Biden and Carrie Bettinger-Lopez
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
As part of the “It’s On Us” initiative, the former vice president urged the UM community to help combat sexual violence against women.

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Caroline Mala Corbin
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin's article, Government Employee Religion, has been published by Arizona State Law Journal.  Her short essay, “Is There Any Silver Lining to Trinity Lutheran Church, Inc. v. Comer?”, has been accepted...

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