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Friday, May 9, 2014

Professor Rebecca Sharpless, Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic, was recently elected to the Board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter. AILA is the country's leading bar association of immigration...

Friday, May 9, 2014

Professor Jan Paulsson recently participated in the Judicial Dialogue in the Middle East in Bahrain. The dialogue regarding the application of the 1958 New York Convention was hosted by The International Council for Commercial Arbitration (...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Four distinguished guests from Turkmenistan were recently welcomed to the University of Miami School of Law for a presentation by Professor Bernard Oxman, who heads the Law School’s Ocean and Coastal Law Program. They were invited to the...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Professor Markus Wagner was invited to participate in a workshop on the Legal Implications of Autonomous Weapon Systems that was jointly organized by the U.S. Naval War College’s International Law Department and the U.S. Military Academy’s...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

At Harvard Law School, Professor Caroline Mala Corbin presented at the Religious Accommodation in the Age of Civil Rights Conference. Her panel, which included Douglas NeJaime, Reva Siegel, and Kenji Yoshino, focused on Sexual and Gender...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Professor Felix Mormann presented current work on clean energy policy and finance at the University of Texas’ 2014 Austin Electricity Conference. The by-invitation-only conference brought together a carefully selected group of scholars,...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lecturer in Law Teresa Verges participated as a panelist at the 16th Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution conference, which brings together dispute resolution leaders, practitioners, neutrals and educators to discuss the latest...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Professor Donna Coker and Professor Mary Anne Franks were quoted in an article on MSNBC.com about Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law and the Marissa Alexander case. Read the article here. Professor Coker’s scholarship focuses on criminal law,...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lecturer in Law Jan L. Jacobowitz presented a paper at the St. Mary's Law School's Thirteenth Annual Symposium on Legal Malpractice & Ethics. The paper, “Mindful Ethics: A Pedagogical and Practical Approach to Teaching Legal Ethics,...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Professor Markus Wagner organized the annual conference of the Junior International Law Scholars Association (JILSA) together with his co-chair from Rutgers. Providing a network for untenured academics the field of international law, JILSA’s...

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