clinics hands
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Former law students report that some of their most life-changing memories grew out of their clinical participation during law school. Miami Law’s ten clinics are accepting applications January 24, 2019, through March 8, 2019...

EJC students Daren Hooper and Abigail Fleming
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Over 300 plaintiffs have signed on to a class action lawsuit suing the City of Fort Myers and its mayor and city manager. When the city indicated that it was open to mediating the claims contained in the suit, clinic students from Miami Law'...

Margaux Bacro-Duverger, Immigration Clinic intern, and a client
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Less than one year after obtaining a classwide stay of removal for 92 Somalis who faced torture in their home country, the Immigration Clinic and co-counsel are seeing the fruits of their labor. With the help of the clinic and pro bono...

Forensic Scientist Peter Diaczuk, Attorney Betty Wytias, Professor and Director of the Human Rights Clinic Caroline Bettinger-López, and 2L Human Rights Clinic interns Ryan Rizzo and Roman Rodriguez-Tejera stand in front of the Douglas County Justice Cent
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ryan Rizzo and Roman Rodriguez-Tejera, second-year students from the Human Rights Clinic, traveled to Colorado over Fall break with Professor Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, and forensic science expert Peter Diaczuk, to get to the bottom of a...

Meagan Nicholson, Tenants’ Rights Clinic intern, a client, and Adriana Pfeiffer, Tenants’ Rights clinic intern
Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Miami Herald recently reported that Miami is the worst metropolitan area in the United States for renters. Almost 63% of tenants in South Florida are cost-burdened and pay more than 30% of their income towards rent. With few...

Ryan Foley
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

University of Miami Law graduates have helped South Florida's homeless and at-risk Veterans collectively receive more than $3 million in benefits. An agreement between Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic and the nonprofit Purpose Built Families...

Bankruptcy Law textbook
Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Eleanor R. Cristol and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic strives to offer bankruptcy services to individuals in the Miami-Dade area at no cost, while providing students of Miami Law with a unique and unparalleled...

Immigration Clinic students
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Immigration Clinic is lead counsel in a class action lawsuit on behalf of 92 men and women on a botched and abusive deportation flight to Somali.



Northern District Courthouse
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

This February, the Children & Youth Law Clinic joined with other child advocates to bring a federal suit against the Florida Department of Children & Families for its failure to maintain safe and appropriate living arrangements for...

Brittany Thomas
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

In high school, 3L Brittany Thomas thought she had it all figured out. She loved singing and dancing in school productions—she played Tina Turner in The Wedding Singer—and thought she had found her passion.