ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

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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Natalie Cavellier
Sunday, March 28, 2021

Before she started law school, you could probably find the HOPE Fellow alumna Natalie Cavellier in the water. A former college swimmer at UC Santa Cruz (where she wrote a thesis on Marine Protected Areas), one of the first things she did...

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...

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, criminal law, and environmental law, Stevi Leavitt saw the extended winter break as an opportunity not to be wasted. With the ability...

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...

Panelists in Zoom
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

 

Miami Law’s Real Property, Probate, Trust Law Society, in collaboration with the Real Property Development LL.M. Program hosted a virtual event with former Miami Beach Mayor and current Akerman’s Miami office managing...

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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