CHILD ADVOCACY AND FAMILY LAW

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...

Supreme Court building
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Miami Law’s Children and Youth Law Clinic signed on to the amicus brief in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case to be argued in front of the Supreme Court of the United States this fall.

The case centers on...

foster children in a circle
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Student and faculty mentors and their foster-care teen mentees both reap rich rewards through interaction with the First Star University of Miami Academy.

A team of student and faculty mentors have been teaching entrepreneurial skills,...

graph
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Robert Latham, associate director and practitioner-in-residence at the Children & Youth Law Clinic, built an interactive website last year mapping the placements of every single child who passed through Florida’s Department of...

Rebekka Behrand and Robert Latham
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Rebekka Behr, Florida Youth Shine Fundraising Chair, a youth-led advocacy group working to improve the child welfare system and Robert Latham, Associate Director Children and Youth Law Clinic

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clinic students with client
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Clinic students with client; Maxine Latremoille

Seven years ago, Maxine Latremoille began as a social work intern in Miami Law's Children & Youth Law Clinic and never left. After graduating...

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