Innocence Clinic students
Friday, May 10, 2019

Sam Smargon (Adjunct Faculty), Caroline Herter (2L), Oliver Silva (2L), Maya Frucht (3L), Katharine Sposato (2L)

In February 2012, a 19-year-old Pensacola man was sentenced to life in prison for an...

Teresa Verges and clinic students
Friday, May 10, 2019

Brooke Nelson (2L), Taylor Bandy (2L), Matthew Bacon (2L), Teresa Verges (Clinic Director)

Investor Rights Clinic Fellows and rising third-year students Matthew Bacon, Taylor Bandy, and Brooke...

Tenants Rights student with client
Friday, May 10, 2019

Michael Mandel (3L) meets with his client Shalonda Rivers after a successful hearing in county court

Evictions may seem like simple legal proceedings, but unrepresented tenants are often unable to...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Professor Kele Stewart and student Kacie Hillsman

Their clients would probably agree. They don’t wear capes, but to the people they represent, the students and attorneys in Miami Law’s legal clinic...

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...