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  and environmental law advocate Bethany Blakeman, a student intern in Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic, was recently selected to be a student...

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'...

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...

Alison Kasney
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Alison Kasney, a joint degree student in the M.S. Ed. in Law, Community and Social Change program with a focus on social justice and public interest, recently won the 2018 MCCJ Student Medallion Award.

Kiana Courtney
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Kiana Courtney pretty much always knew she wanted to help people and communities. As though it was in her DNA, the HOPE Fellow and Environmental Justice Clinic Fellow's parents were always involved in the city where they lived.

Daniela Tagtachian
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Thanks to a generous grant from the Mysun Charitable Foundation, Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic recently hired Daniela Tagtachian as its inaugural Mysun Foundation Fellow. 

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...