Sara Gonzalez-Rothi
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Environmental law covers many areas or practice, including air, water and sea pollution, responsible land use, endangered species, and social justice. Here are four Miami Law alumni who are making a difference in their fields.


block party
Friday, April 29, 2022

Block party in Miami

Failing air conditioner units, cracked foundations, and mold-filled walls are a few issues afflicting households in Miami-Dade County. And as the climate crisis continues to...

Kenya Rothstein
Wednesday, April 20, 2022


Kenya Rothstein, J.D. '21

A research paper written by Kenya Rothstein, J.D. ’21, when she was a Miami Law student in Professor Ileana Porras’ climate change law and policy course, was...

scales of justice with tree
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Environmental law is an area of strength for the law school, and all month, the law school along with the broader university community are engaging in events and advocacy to raise awareness of the urgency of addressing climate...

second place winners
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Since its founding over a decade ago, the International Moot Court Program has represented Miami Law in competitions worldwide, spanning areas of law as diverse as human rights, commercial arbitration, and international criminal law...

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Due to continuing emissions of heat-trapping gases, the Earth’s climate is warming at an unprecedented rate, leading to widespread, severe impacts for societies, economies, and ecosystems. As is always the case, marginalized...

Environmental Hack team
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Miami Law students Samantha Cristol, Jordan Maun, and Nteboheng Mokuena

After working hard all semester, Miami Law students Samantha Cristol, Jordan Maun, and Nteboheng Mokuena took home first...

illustration of mom and boy in a house floating away in a flood
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

(Artwork created by Catherine Villalonga with (F)empower)

A University of Miami team was awarded a social justice grant from the University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge (U-LINK) to...

Ashley Vazquez
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Ashley Vazquez, 3L (photo by Joshua Prezant)

Ashley Vazquez has always been fiercely driven and unfailingly empathetic. She has logged a young lifetime working with homeless women in Los Angeles'...

Prof. Jessica Owley
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Professor Jessica Owley

Professor Jessica Owley, faculty director of Miami Law's Environmental Law Program, participated in the fifth meeting of the Environmental Law Collaborative in Colorado...