CLINICS

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Brenda West and Jason Hepperly

Evictions are complicated and confusing for tenants without lawyers. Such was the case of Brenda West and Jason Hepperly, a 3L Certified Legal Intern in Miami Law’s Tenants...

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, April 13, 2016

Don Guerazzi, JD '14, Jade Valdes, JD '16, Craig Trocino, Claudia Meijides, JD ’16

Clothed in a bright orange prison jumpsuit, Jerome Hill hobbled into a Pensacola courtroom on March 30. The heavy shackles at his...

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, February 16, 2016

Health Rights Clinic students with Ariel Gonzalez

In 2005 when Miami Law’s Health & Elder Law Clinic opened its doors, their first client was a frail and elderly African-American woman stricken with AIDS. She...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Affordable housing in Miami is in short supply. A recent study by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing and Enterprise Community Partners found that 30% of renters in Florida spend more than half their income on rent. Because of this...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Last semester, Evan Stroman and Austen Caraker, along with their mentor, Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog PA’s Grace Robson, helped a homeless veteran through his bankruptcy and in getting back military benefits. It was an...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Last week the one-semester Investor Rights Clinic held its annual Boot Camp, where 13 second- and third-year students crammed everything from securities laws to office procedure training into an eight-hour session so they would be...

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Over the last year, the Miami Office of Disability Adjudication and Review has had the longest average wait times in the country – a little more than 20 months.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

It is acknowledged among criminal law practitioners that federal habeas litigation is one of the most difficult areas of practice. Section 28 USC 2254 has spawned some of the most complicated case law and procedure in criminal...

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