HEALTH RIGHTS CLINIC

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 –...

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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.

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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

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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...

Professor JoNel Newman and 2L Thomas Voracek
Friday, December 1, 2017

In October, Thomas Voracek, a second-year law student and Miami Scholar, was among the Health Rights Clinic students reaching out to their clients to make sure they knew about the Florida's first post-hurricane relief in the form of a five-...

Thomas Voracek
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thomas Voracek, a second-year law student, was among the Health Rights Clinic students reaching out to their clients to make sure they knew about the Florida's post-hurricane relief in the form of food stamp distribution. To save time, he...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Main-ful_Trinity.gif Picture this: A lawyer is conferring with a client. The attorney is behaving in a manner that serves her interests, rather than that of her client. An observer calls a halt to the...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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The monthly intake meeting at the South Florida AIDS Network had a decidedly different flavor last week when students from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic visited with Scottish...

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