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Friday, August 10, 2018

Jeffrey Hearne, Director of Miami Law’s Tenants’ Rights Clinic, was named the 2018 Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year at the annual Florida Bar Convention in Orlando, in recognition of his commitment to tenants’ rights. In addition to...

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Professor Francisco Valdes was one of 34 new members recently elected into The American Law Institute. The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize,...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Professor Anthony Alfieri and Mysun Foundation Fellow Daniela Tagtachian of Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic presented a seminar on environmental health and justice to first year students enrolled in UM’s MD/MPH Program. Faculty and...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin has published her essay Is There Any Silver Lining to Trinity Lutheran Church, Inc. v. Comer?, in the Michigan Law Review Online. She has also presented her draft on "Limits on Government Speech and...

Haitian refugees on boat
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Professor Irwin Stotzky’s new book, Send Them Back, was released last week by Carolina Academic Press.

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Professor Irwin Stotzky...

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...

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