FACULTY

Military Police in Riot Gear
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The killing of George Floyd, the African American man who died as a white police officer pinned his neck to the ground under a knee, sparked numerous days of nationwide protests against social injustice and police brutality that ranged from...

George Floyd mural
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Law professors, students, and elected officials participated in the session, speaking on topics that included how to hold police officers and prosecutors more accountable.

The names rolled off Anthony E. Varona’s lips in quick succession...

graphic image of immigrants walking
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The symposium “Children of Immigrants in the Age of Deportation” was led by Alejandro Portes, professor of law and sociology at the School of Law, with the support of Margarita Rodriguez, lecturer in sociology and UMIA faculty fellow for...

Michael Flynn
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

If Michael Flynn’s legal case were a swatch of cloth, the fibers in the saga of the former national security advisor would be stretched to near transparency, according to Ricardo Bascuas, a professor of law in the University of Miami School of...

gavel
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law is offering an online summer course, “COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic.”

The for-credit class will include two components: a doctrinal 2-credit course, taught by a different faculty...

Meatpacking plant
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

As the pandemic continues its infectious spread, few might have imagined that towns in Iowa and South Dakota would become among the deadliest hotspots for the virus. But the Midwest and Great Plains are home to large meatpacking plants for Tyson...

Alejandro Portes
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Professor Alejandro Portes

Law scholar, demographer, and sociologist, Alejandro Portes, who joined the University of Miami faculty in 2011 after decades of illuminating Miami’s cultural...

Professor Michele DeStefano
Thursday, April 30, 2020


Professor Michele DeStefano

Professor Michele DeStefano, Founder and Director of LawWithoutWalls, the 10-...

Prof. Dawson with AJ Cristol
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Dean Anthony E. Varona, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Andrew B. Dawson, The Honorable A. Jay Cristol, University of Miami President Julio Frenk & University of Miami Executive Vice President for Academic...

scale of justice with coronavirus image
Thursday, April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic raises legal issues on every front.

The third in a series of free webinars, “The Law of COVID-19: Miami Law Addresses Politics in Pandemic America,” delved into issues such as constitutional, statutory...

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