ACADEMICS

Three 1L students
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Morgan Anisman, Christin Swanepoel, and Teodora Maftei

In a semester like no other, Miami Law’s 379 incoming 2020 students in the J.D. program are proving to be the most efficient, resilient, and...

Dean Tony Varona
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dean Tony Varona

When Miami Law welcomed Anthony Eudelio Varona to lead the law school in 2019, he said he applied a lesson from early in life. “As a kid I learned to swim by jumping into the deep...

photo of UM campus
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law’s free online summer legal academy, with tracks for high school and college students, exceeded expectations.

Nearly 5,000 students applied for 140 spots; the 68 seniors, 63 juniors, and...

men shaking hands in front of scales of justice
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Miami Law recently launched three new joint degrees – a J.D./M.H.A. in Health Administration and a J.D./M.Acc. in Accounting both in partnership with the University’s Herbert Business School and a J.D./M.S. in Media Management with...

gavel
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law is offering an online summer course, “COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic.”

The for-credit class will include two components: a doctrinal 2-credit course, taught by a different faculty...

runner wearing a mask
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law is launching a timely course, “The Law of Force Majeure: The Impact of the COVID-19 on Sports and Entertainment,” as an online offering this summer.

Miami Law’s award-winning...

Professor Michele DeStefano
Thursday, April 30, 2020


Professor Michele DeStefano

Professor Michele DeStefano, Founder and Director of LawWithoutWalls, the 10-...

electronic gavel
Thursday, January 3, 2019

In the “Best Schools for Legal Technology” in Pre-Law Magazine’s fall 2018 edition, University of Miami School of law ranked 9th among all 200 ABA-accredited law schools in the United States.

The article specifically...

Professor Osamudia James lecturing to students in classroom
Friday, August 17, 2018

As a high school history teacher, Kristen Calzadilla became passionate about human rights issues, especially those in the area of forced labor in global supply chains. 

“Teaching so many students who are one day going to comprise our...

Photo of Donna Coker
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

This spring in the new Criminal Justice Policy Reform Practicum, students can do a hands-on work with community or national organizations to address one of two aspects of criminal justice reform -- meeting victims’ needs or creating fair...

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