CLINICS

coffee mug with words best of 2020
Monday, January 4, 2021

Here are some of the most-read stories on Miami Law’s website during the 2020 year.

Strongest Incoming Class in 30 Years: Miami Law 1Ls Prove Resilient in the Face of a Pandemic

Miami Law Vet Uses Degree to Pursue...

scales of justice outside jail cell
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

As virtual learning continues, the Miami Law Innocence Clinic has not slowed down in its pursuit of justice. The Clinic is preparing to file an appeal in Florida's First District Court of Appeal for its long-time client, Dustin Duty...

barbed wire fence
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic have released a series of in-depth practice advisories on the immigration consequences of commonly charged Florida crimes. The work marks the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s...

Caroline LaPorte
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Caroline LaPorte, J.D. '14

Caroline LaPorte, J.D. ’14, a Florida-born descendant of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, works at her dream job with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. There, she...

man posting eviction notice
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

As the early effects of the pandemic roiled the nation, a wave of protections was thrown over the country's 110 million renters.

"Affordable housing was a challenge even before the pandemic," said Jeffrey Hearne, director of...

courthouse building
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Five years ago, a small group of investors who suffered staggering financial loss at the hands of a financial adviser sued the brokerage firm that provided the advisor with the tools to trade highly risky options and futures on...

law books and a stethoscope
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Whether working in a hospital or a court room, students at the University of Miami School of Law and Miller School of Medicine are confronted with systematic policies and practices within institutions that disadvantage certain...

Three 1L students
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Morgan Anisman, Christin Swanepoel, and Teodora Maftei

In a semester like no other, Miami Law’s 379 incoming 2020 students in the J.D. program are proving to be the most efficient, resilient, and...

clinics speaker series artwork
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The legal clinics at Miami Law have launched a speaker series to help equip law students with tools to advance racial and social justice in their work. The series will supplement the training provided in individual law school...

city pollution
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

In 2017, Forbes magazine ranked Miami as the No. 1 worst city for renters to live. The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that Miami had the country’s highest rate of "worst-case need" renters -- those who...

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