FACULTY FOCUS

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...

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...

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