FACULTY FOCUS

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic raises socio-legal issues on every front.

In the second of a series of three, the free 90-minute webinar on April 7 featured Miami Law faculty conversations addressing some of the most important of...

Kunal Parker
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Professor Kunal Parker (Photo by Joshua Prezant)

Professor Kunal Parker, a Dean's Distinguished Scholar at Miami Law and a historian of U.S. immigration and citizenship law and American legal...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In the wake of measures instituted to stop the spread of the pandemic across the globe, emission levels and air pollution have declined in cities hit hard by the virus.

Now there appears to be undeniable proof that it can be done—...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic raises legal issues on every front. Recently, experts from the Miami Law tackled some of the ways in which the virus and responses to it intersect with every legal sector, and most especially with at risk...

Carrie Bettinger-Lopez
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

According to the World Health Organization, one in three women worldwide will suffer physical or sexual abuse in their lifetime, which equals about one billion women and...

Harvey  Weinstein
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The conviction of film producer Harvey Weinstein is being hailed as providing justice, but it also highlighted how powerful individuals use their influence to impede investigations.

Looking feeble and withered, he was led out of the...

Prof. Andrew Elmore
Monday, March 9, 2020

Almost 4 million people work in fast-food restaurants. In recent years, these workers — among the lowest paid in the country and disproportionately...

Professor Michael Froomkin
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Each spring the Faculty Senate awards are presented to three outstanding members who are nominated and selected by their peers based on significant contributions to the...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The coronavirus is spreading. President Donald J. Trump has been impeached and partisan politics is raging. Miami was rattled by the aftermath of an earthquake that struck the Caribbean.

These are some of the recent morning headlines that...

Jessica Owley Teaching a Class
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Environmental attorney Jessica Owley has been a lifelong advocate for the preservation of land and wildlife. She is now educating the next generation of lawyers in the nuances of environmental law, a rapidly evolving field at a time when South...

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