CHILDREN & YOUTH CLINIC

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

main-cylc-long.jpg The Children and Youth Law Clinic has been working hard to change child welfare law in Florida. Students Isabel Jolicoeur and Elizabeth McIntosh, with supervisor Robert Latham, traveled...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Children & Youth Law Clinic Intern and second-year law student Frank Florio recently presented an oral argument before the Third District Court of Appeal. 

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Frank...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Arrest records can prevent young people from getting their first jobs or qualifying for certification in certain fields.  Recently, Miami Law’s Children and Youth Law Clinic educated youth on sealing and expunging arrest records at the...

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

In 1995, a 17-year-old undocumented Haitian was living alone on the streets of Miami. He was named Edou, before his parents abandoned him, but called himself Tyson. His only bright spark came from the midnight basketball league in a public...

Monday, November 21, 2016

Robert Latham, Clinical Instructor and Practitioner-in-Residence of the Children & Youth Law Clinic, was recently awarded the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program's Excellence in Advocacy Award. In the clinic, he teaches students who handle...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

As it prepares for its 20th anniversary, the Children & Youth Law Clinic is celebrating a string of victories for foster children in Florida. The wins establish rights and benefits for youth in cases involving developmental disabilities...

Friday, August 19, 2016

CLE-approved event by the Center for Ethics and Public Service and the Children and Youth Law Clinic

WHAT: In honor of their 20th anniversaries, the University of Miami School of Law’s Center for Ethics and...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

 

Daniel

Graduated high school. Finally done with school. Out on my own.

These are the sentiments of a typical, late-teens youth; however, this was not the case for Daniel (not...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

“Interns in the Clinic don’t just learn the law, they make the law.”  These words, often used by Children & Youth Law Clinic founder Bernard Perlmutter to describe the Clinic’s work, couldn’t be truer this semester.  Students...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Consistently committed to public service, Mia Olsen’s journey to our nation’s capital involved numerous experiences working on behalf of children and families. At Miami Law, the 2010 graduate had the opportunity to begin developing her...

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