ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CLINIC

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge Social Equity Challenge has recognized Miami Law’s social justice projects with grant funding. Projects will focus on economic and social disparities in Miami’s low-income...

city pollution
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

In 2017, Forbes magazine ranked Miami as the No. 1 worst city for renters to live. The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that Miami had the country’s highest rate of "worst-case need" renters -- those who...

Environmental Justice Clinic interns at the Underwater Homeowners Association meeting
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Environmental Justice Clinic Interns Bethany Blakeman and Gabriela Falla along with EJC Director Natalie Barefoot at the Underwater Homeowners Association Focus Group Meeting

Climate change, the...

van on flooded street in south fl
Monday, December 23, 2019

On the Move: Climate Migration and Retreat in South Florida, the Caribbean, and Beyond is the project with team members including: Katharine Mach, associate professor in the Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society at the Rosenstiel School;...

Natalie Barefoot
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A few hours ago and about 5,000 miles away, Natalie Barefoot was to set sail in the Arctic Ocean, where the University of Miami lecturer of law will spend an unusual Thanksgiving week snorkeling with orcas and humpback whales feeding on vast...

Bethany Blakeman
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

2L Bethany Blakeman

Second-year law student Bethany Blakeman, a student intern in Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic, was recently selected to be a student liaison for the American Bar...

Tony Alfieri
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Professor Anthony Alfieri

Author and Professor Anthony Alfieri is a Dean’s Distinguished Scholar and founder and director of the Center for Ethics and Public Service. He is also the founder of...

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'...

Whale
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

When the Trump administration late last November authorized the use of seismic airgun blasting to locate untapped oil and gas reserves deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean along the Eastern Seaboard, environmental groups expressed outrage, saying...

Clinic students speaking at a neighborhood meeting
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Last summer, a group of students from Miami Law's Environmental Justice Clinic traveled to the predominantly African-American neighborhood of Dunbar on Florida’s west coast. There they met with residents concerned about toxins on a site in...

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