Mary Anne Franks
Friday, June 26, 2020

Professor Mary Anne Franks (right)

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a $50,000 investment to support research by Professor Mary Anne Franks, professor of Law and Dean’s...

Sign about DACA
Friday, June 19, 2020


The Roberts Court delivered yet another surprise victory to liberals by invalidating the Trump Administration’s recission of the Obama-era Deferred Action to Childhood Arrivals. Professor Charlton Copeland analyzes the...

Supreme Court building
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Faculty members at the School of Law, including Dean Anthony E. Varona, weigh in on the historic decision, which is considered a...

Military Police in Riot Gear
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The killing of George Floyd, the African American man who died as a white police officer pinned his neck to the ground under a knee, sparked numerous days of nationwide protests against social injustice and police brutality that ranged from...

graphic image of immigrants walking
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The symposium “Children of Immigrants in the Age of Deportation” was led by Alejandro Portes, professor of law and sociology at the School of Law, with the support of Margarita Rodriguez, lecturer in sociology and UMIA faculty fellow for...

Michael Flynn
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

If Michael Flynn’s legal case were a swatch of cloth, the fibers in the saga of the former national security advisor would be stretched to near transparency, according to Ricardo Bascuas, a professor of law in the University of Miami School of...

Meatpacking plant
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

As the pandemic continues its infectious spread, few might have imagined that towns in Iowa and South Dakota would become among the deadliest hotspots for the virus. But the Midwest and Great Plains are home to large meatpacking plants for Tyson...

scale of justice with coronavirus image
Thursday, April 23, 2020

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

The third in a series of free webinars, “The Law of COVID-19: Miami Law Addresses Politics in Pandemic America,” delved into issues such as constitutional, statutory...

coronavirus image
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...