FACULTY FOCUS

book jacket
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

 

Michele DeStefano’s new book, “New Suits: Appetite for Disruption in the Legal World,” with Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna, explores the unprecedented change in the legal industry fueled by advancing technology, new business...

Residents holding water bottles
Thursday, September 5, 2019

The shootings and other violent street crimes have long placed them in peril. Now, residents in some of Newark, New Jersey’s most underserved communities are facing a new threat—one that is invisible to the naked eye but can inflict its own harm...

Prof. Andres Sawicki
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Professor Andres Sawicki

Professor Andres Sawicki taught a course on U.S. IP law at the Universidad de San Andres in Buenos Aires as part of their Masters in Innovation & IP.  The degree is...

Three new professors
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Professors John Mark Newman, Jessica Owley and Gabriel Scheffler

Three new professors have joined the faculty of Miami Law: John Mark Newman, an expert in antitrust; Jessica Owley, an environmental...

prisoner in  jail
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Barring a last-minute stay, Daniel Lewis Lee will be strapped to a gurney at the U.S. penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., on Dec. 9, asked if he would like to make a final statement, and then administered a lethal injection of pentobarbital....

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Professor A. Michael Froomkin recently published an article (with Ian Kerr & Joëlle Pineau) “When AIs Outperform Doctors: Confronting the Challenges of A Tort-Induced Over-Reliance On Machine Learning” in the Arizona Law Review...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Professor Stephen Urice recently presented a paper, “Ethical Deaccessioning,” at the Thirteenth Biennial Flair Symposium, Ethical Challenges in Cultural Stewardship, sponsored by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas,...

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...

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