CLINICS

Clinic students with resident
Friday, December 1, 2017

Turning from highway U.S. 1 onto Grand Avenue, visitors to Coconut Grove are met with a view of the Miami-Dade Fire Fighting Training College, built on the former site of the City of Miami Incinerator #2. Colloquially known as Old Smokey,...

2L Kristin Taylor reviews files in the Patterson case
Friday, December 1, 2017

Miami Law’s Innocence Clinic recently began investigating a case with a potentially compelling claim of innocence. Kenneth Patterson was arrested in February 1998 after his co-defendant Tevenin Wagenson identified him as the getaway driver...

Students Candelario Saldana & Pablo Pazos
Friday, December 1, 2017

Earlier this year, Miami-Dade County started to enforce federal immigration law in its jails. Reacting to the Trump Administration’s anti-sanctuary city policies, Miami-Dade began holding people beyond the end of their criminal cases for...

Carroll Brown, Angela Capezza, Scott Eichhorn, and Mollie Brown.
Friday, December 1, 2017

Over the past year and a half, the Investor Rights Clinic has represented Carroll and Mollie Brown, a retired couple in their 80s who lost half of their life savings in fraudulent investments. Although previously represented by an attorney,...

Professor JoNel Newman and 2L Thomas Voracek
Friday, December 1, 2017

In October, Thomas Voracek, a second-year law student, was among the Health Rights Clinic students reaching out to their clients to make sure they knew about the Florida's first post-hurricane relief in the form of a five-day food stamp...

2L students with client
Friday, December 1, 2017

In a recent victory in immigration court, students from Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic prevented the deportation of a Roma man from the Czech Republic. Roma are a heavily-persecuted, largely impoverished community in Europe. In the last few...

Friday, November 3, 2017

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Twenty-one law students from Professor Carrie Bettinger-López’s International Human Rights Law and Advocacy class teamed with South Florida anti-poverty organizations to produce...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bringing such an ambitious program that works with at-risk youth to a college campus requires both visionary leadership and committed partners. The effort has been fueled by the passion of School of Law Professor Kele Stewart and the planning...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

main-long-immigration.jpg On January 25, 2017, President Trump signed two executive orders expanding immigration enforcement across the nation. Students at the Immigration Clinic witnessed the repercussions...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Lawrence Johnson had no idea that earning a living working at his father’s painting business could one day lead to prison. Johnson has been in jail since 2009, serving a life sentence for a murder that occurred in 1996. Johnson has...

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