Client after being sworn in as a U.S. citizen
Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Client Rocio Cabrejos being sworn in as a U.S. citizen

Even though Rocio Cabrejos survived brain cancer twice, endured two rounds of brain surgery and other intensive treatments, the...

social security card
Wednesday, November 11, 2020


The Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law has stacked an impressive streak of wins in the Fall semester for their underserved clientele. The clinic won five Social Security cases for clients who had...

Emely Sanchez
Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Emely Sanchez, a rising third-year law student who received her Master’s in Public Health in 2018, is spending her summer internship at the center of the pandemic universe. She is combining her law and healthcare...

human hands
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Stephanie Parrado has never met Franck, a Haitian immigrant who came to Miami by boat a year before the massive earthquake in 2010 that devastated his homeland. But for the past year, the University of Miami law school student has delved into...

Health Rights Clinic students with clients
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Health Rights Clinic students with their clients and Melissa Swain

Three cheers for Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic for three recent wins.

“These are the first clients these students have...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Omar Del Olmo, Marisel Marrero, Joseph Vargas, Lietty Mejias

A group of J.D. and J.D./LL.M. students in this summer’s Health Rights clinical course share a similar legal journey with one another –...

law students with client
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Health Rights Clinic students with client

The Health Rights Clinic at Miami Law recently won new hearings of three Social Security disability claims at the federal district court in Miami.


Ryan Foley
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

University of Miami Law graduates have helped South Florida's homeless and at-risk Veterans collectively receive more than $3 million in benefits. An agreement between Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic and the nonprofit Purpose Built Families...

A line of people
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law settled a lawsuit earlier this month with the state and the federal government to reopen applications for disaster food relief following a fall 2017 hurricane. The agreement...

Line of people
Wednesday, January 17, 2018


According to information released last week by the Florida Department of Children and Families more than 4,400 persons with disabilities were awarded disaster food...