JoNel Newman
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

JoNel Newman

The University of Miami Faculty Senate has elected JoNel Newman, a professor of law and director of the School of Law Health Rights Clinic, chair of the body for the upcoming one-year...

Craig Trocino and Melissa Swain
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Craig Trocino and Melissa Swain

Craig Trocino, director of the Innocence Clinic, recently appeared in criminal court with associate director Melissa Swain on behalf of a Health Rights Clinic client...

Yuliet Fandino
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Yuliet Fandino

Taking the Oath of Allegiance on August 3, 2021 was an emotional victory for one Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center patient-client who, in May 2020, was diagnosed with stage three...

Students who received cy pres scholarships
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

(Top) Abril Montero Dokser, Sam Sachs, Lily Liu; (Bottom) Stacey Shenderov & Katherine Johnson 

Miami Law was named the recipient of a $20,000 cy pres distribution from a class-action...

Andrew Graykowski and Daniel Robinson
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

3Ls Andrew Graykowski and Daniel Robinson

Third-year Miami Law students Andrew Graykowski and Daniel Robinson were recently named the winners of the University of Miami’s inaugural Health Law...

Joy Purcell
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Joy Purcell, J.D. '08

Joy Purcell, JD’ 08, senior attorney at the U.S. Department of Education in the Office of Civil Rights, jumped at the opportunity to assist unaccompanied minors in reunifying...

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...