CHILDREN & YOUTH CLINIC

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...

Megyn Greider Weigand, J.D. ’08
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Megyn Greider Weigand, J.D. ’08

When Florida native and former HOPE Fellow Megyn Greider Weigand, J.D. ’08, graduated from Miami Law, the economy plummeted into the Great Recession. Moving to New...

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...

Congresswoman Shalala Meeting with Foster Youth
Friday, July 26, 2019

Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala addressing students at First Star UM Academy

“You need to plan your own strategy. Don’t wait for someone else to plan your future for you,” said Congresswoman Donna E...

Interactive Map
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Robert Latham did something no one else has done. The associate director of the Children & Youth Law Clinic built an interactive website mapping the placements of every single child who passed through Florida’s Department of...

Bernie Perlmutter
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Professor Bernard Perlmutter

Professor Bernard “Bernie” Perlmutter, J.D. ’83, is an influential advocate for children whose voices need to be heard in the legal system. “I believe it is vital to...

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