CHILD ADVOCACY AND FAMILY LAW

Joy Purcell
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Joy Purcell, J.D. '08

Joy Purcell, JD’ 08, senior attorney at the U.S. Department of Education in the Office of Civil Rights, jumped at the opportunity to assist unaccompanied minors in reunifying...

Brittany Spears
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

University of Miami family law professors explore the reported conditions of the conservatorship—the legal framework created purportedly to protect the pop star—that Spears and some of her ‘Free Britney’ supporters claim is ‘abusive’ and ‘...

Ronnie Stevens with program directors
Friday, June 25, 2021

Ronnie Stevens, left, who graduated from the First Star Academy, celebrated with Kaitlyn Casanas, center, assistant program director; and Maria Pia De Castro, program director.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

T-ROC founder and CEO Brett Beveridge GRAD YEAR greeted 18 of the 25 students, imparting some words of wisdom, and then gifted them the laptops and laptop backpacks. (Photo credit: Manny Hernandez)...

student with judges from the Third DCA via Zoom
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

 

Kristen Calzadilla with judges from the Third District Court of Appeal via Zoom

Kristen Calzadilla, who graduated from Miami Law in spring 2021, presented oral arguments in the Third...

Robert Latham
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

When asked what he does at the Children & Youth Law Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law, associate director Robert Latham responded with a small grin. “We create trouble,” he said, before quickly adding, “and try to avoid trouble...

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner

During the winter break, over 30 Miami Law students helped to build their legal skills in the areas of social justice and public interest,...

Kele Stewart
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Professor Kele Stewart

During the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, Professor Kele Stewart, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Co-Director of the Children &...

kele stewart
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Pictured from left to right at the National Youth at Risk Conference in March 2020 are Wendy Cavendish, SEHD students Grace Migliozzi and Brittney Davis, Kele Stewart and Ph.D. candidate Deborah Perez....

Robert Latham & Kele Stewart
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Robert Latham and Kele Stewart

Miami Law's Children and Youth Law Clinic is tackling the herculean task of trying to reform Miami's child welfare system. The problems within the web of troubled...

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