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.

Human Rights Clinic students
Thursday, February 22, 2018

For many students, participating in a clinic is one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences in law school. In the past academic year, Miami Law students and faculty have advocated for the underserved locally, nationally and across...

Students from the Investor Rights Clinic
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

As the only securities arbitration clinic in Florida providing free assistance to small claim investors, current and former student interns celebrated a notable milestone for Miami Law’s Investor Rights Clinic -  reaching and crossing the $1...

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...

Clinic students with resident
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Environmental Justice Clinic continues its fight to help redress the environmental problems – pollution, contamination - that afflict impoverished communities.

Turning from highway U.S. 1 onto Grand Avenue, visitors to Coconut...

Friday, November 3, 2017


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...