FACULTY

Monday, October 10, 2011

In his new book, Miami Law Professor Kunal Parker argues that 19th century Americans had quite different views about the role of common-law judges from those we hold today.

Unlike elected representatives, common-law judges are not...

Monday, October 10, 2011

Last week's investiture of Fred S. McChesney as the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics prompted many tributes, not only for Professor McChesney but for the two people whose names grace the chair, Carlos M. de la...

Friday, October 7, 2011

On Thursday evening, the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics was formally granted to Fred S. McChesney, JD '78, in an investiture ceremony at the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center. Among the speakers were...

Friday, October 7, 2011

The audience attending the investiture on Thursday evening of Fred S. McChesney, JD '78, as the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics was treated to remarks not only by Prof. McChesney himself but by University of...

Friday, October 7, 2011

One of the speakers at Thursday's investiture of Fred S. McChesney as the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics was Timothy J. Muris, a former chairman of the Federal Trade Commission who taught at Miami Law and is...

Friday, October 7, 2011

The de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics is not just another honor. It is a legacy of talented people whose lives intersected at the University of Miami more than three decades ago.

On October 6, Fred McChesney,...

Thursday, October 6, 2011

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a case that could have wide repercussions on the government's ability to influence relationships between religious organizations and the people who work for them.

A Miami Law...

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Walter H. Beckham, former Miami Law professor and trial attorney, died Tuesday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina.

Beckham, who served as a professor of law from 1968-1982, was a legendary and much-loved torts teacher at Miami...

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Two dozen Miami Law faculty and alumni will be recognized next week for their donations of legal expertise to the Ensuring Equal Justice Pro Bono Initiative. The program, developed by Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez, JD '90, creates a...

Monday, October 3, 2011

Historically, foreclosures were relatively rare and legally simple. The plaintiff was the lender and the defendant was the defaulted homeowner. But now it's often borrowers, even those clearly in default, who claim to be the aggrieved...

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