CHILDREN & YOUTH CLINIC

Chelsea Johnson
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Chelsea Johnson, 3L

Passion is intuitively tied to practice for 3L Miami Public Interest Scholar Chelsea Johnson. A lifelong water polo aficionado and competitive jujiteira, Johnson's...

compass
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Alexa Guerra

When a child enters foster care, they are at heightened risk for involvement with other punitive systems. The juvenile delinquency or adult criminal justice systems often wrongfully...

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 ‘...

Xavier Cortada
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Xavier Cortada, J.D.'91

The Environmental Law Institute recently presented Miami Law affiliated faculty member Xavier Cortada, J.D. ’91, with a 2021 National Wetlands Award for his 15 years of work...

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...

CYLC students
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Children and Youth Law Clinic students

A 19-year-old Guatemalan immigrant, "Gustavo," was grappling with his place in the world as a crossover youth (those involved in the criminal justice and...

Kele Stewart
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Professor Kele Stewart

Professor Kele Stewart, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Co-Director of the Children & Youth Law Clinic, has been...

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...

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