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Professor Osamudia James lecturing to students in classroom
Friday, August 17, 2018

As a high school history teacher, Kristen Calzadilla became passionate about human rights issues, especially those in the area of forced labor in global supply chains. 

“Teaching so many students who are one day going to comprise our...

Library books
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Michael G. Chiorazzi joined the University of Miami School of Law as associate dean for information services and Dean’s Distinguished Director of the Law Library on July 2, 2018.

Chiorazzi is the former associate dean for information...

Haitian refugees on boat
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Professor Irwin Stotzky’s new book, Send Them Back, was released last week by Carolina Academic Press.

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Professor Irwin Stotzky...

Supreme Court Building
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

If he is confirmed, Brett M. Kavanaugh, the conservative federal appeals court judge nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court, would almost certainly shift the ideological balance of...

Justice Kennedy at Miami  Law
Thursday, June 28, 2018

The critical swing vote on the sharply divided Supreme Court for nearly three decades, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy sent shock waves around Washington, D.C. and the nation on Wednesday when he announced that he is retiring on July 31.

Professor Rebecca Sharpless
Monday, June 25, 2018

The American Immigration Lawyers Association recently recognized Rebecca Sharpless, Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic with the 2018 Elmer Fried Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Associate Professor Kathleen Claussen
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Closing out her first year at Miami Law, Associate Professor Kathleen Claussen has landed on three continents in the space of a few weeks.
 

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Associate...

Kunal Parker
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A cadre of 10 lecturers, half from the University of Miami, shared their particular research and insights at the Language and Democracy Symposiumon May 4, a full-day event co-sponsored by UM’s School of Law, Latin American...

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The United States Supreme Court today reversed and remanded the Sixth Circuit's decision in the most consequential case of the term, Carpenter v. United States. The case pitted the right to privacy against the government’s ability to...

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The United States Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of the bakers today in the landmark civil rights case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. At the heart of the case is whether a state public accommodation law...

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