ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Suez Canal
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The massive container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal amid a smothering sandstorm. University of Miami scholars discuss how the meteorological phenomenon can disrupt life and machinery and take a look at the potential fallout that...

flooded neighborhood
Thursday, April 22, 2021

When natural disasters strike, neighborhoods distanced from the coastline and sitting at the highest elevations remain the most protected. However, this makes them a prime target for climate gentrification.

Climate...

Sara Gonzalez-Rothi
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Craig Kronenthal, J.D. '09, and Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09

President Joe Biden recently named Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09, as the White House's first adviser focused solely on water.

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Rebecca Ramirez
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

 

Rebecca Ramirez, 3L

The Environmental Law Institute has selected third-year law student Rebecca Ramirez to receive a Public Interest Environmental Law Fellowship, set to begin after...

students competing on Zoom
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

 

Students competing on Zoom

The Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board team of third-year law students Christian Maroni and Catherine Talley won the 2021 Jeffrey G. Miller National...

Professor Jessica Owley
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Professor Jessica Owley

Several of President Biden’s day one executive orders focused climate and environmental issues – Alaska pipeline, federal land use, and rejoining the Paris Climate Accord....

Stevi Leavitt
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

1L Stevi Leavitt

With equal parts interest in immigration law and environmental justice law, Stevi Leavitt saw the extended winter break as an opportunity not to be wasted. With the ability to work...

image of two lighbulbs, one filled with money, the other with greenery
Thursday, December 17, 2020

Recognizing that lawyers increasingly need to know how business law involves issues of compliance and ESG (Environmental Social and Governance), Miami Law introduced a new concentration in Business Compliance and Sustainability in...

image of cityscape
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

As academics, advocates, and policymakers navigate the transition away from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy sources, and policies emerge within this transition, stakeholders are debating how to include issues of equity...

explainer podcast image
Monday, November 16, 2020

As season five of the Miami Law Explainer, the law school’s podcast where expert faculty dive into the headlines, draws to a close, we are hard at work at next season’s show. In the meantime, more than 75 episodes are available to...

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