MIAMI LAW MAGAZINE

Vice Admiral James Crawford III
Friday, January 19, 2018

Vice Admiral James W. Crawford III, LL.M. ’92, understands the importance of the law of the sea. “Many nations desire to extend their sovereignty over offshore waters,” said Crawford. “There are issues over fishing rights, oil and gas...

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Friday, January 19, 2018
First Star Academy

The room is filled with possibility, and promise. Ten soon-to-be ninth-graders, members of the University of Miami’s inaugural First Star Academy, are being taught to envision a future most of them would...

Donna Shalala and Manny Diaz
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Former Miami Mayor and Miami Law graduate Manny Diaz, J.D. ’80, is giving back to the school that helped launch his career—in the hopes of doing the same for others. It’s a gift based on personal experience, with a view toward the future....

Professor Andrew Dawson
Thursday, January 18, 2018

A major commercial bankruptcy has ripple effects that extend far beyond the company’s shareholders and creditors. “People lose their jobs, landlords lose tenants and vendors lose a customer,” said Professor Andrew Dawson, a Miami Law faculty...

Sergio Campos
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Professor Sergio J. Campos enjoys challenging the accepted wisdom. “I like to take something that is considered common sense and take a fresh look at the concept,” he said. “I’m also a great believer in the power of creativity—in students,...

Brittany Thomas
Thursday, January 18, 2018

In high school, 3L Brittany Thomas thought she had it all figured out. She loved singing and dancing in school productions—she played Tina Turner in The Wedding Singer—and thought she had found her passion.

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Joy Purcell & Kevin Roach
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Joy Purcell, J.D. ’08, and her husband Kevin Roach, J.D. ’08, have many things in common. Both found their legal calling while earning their degrees at Miami Law. Now, both attorneys work for the federal government and are committed to...

Doug Gaston
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dawn breaks quietly in the Atlantic Ocean on the edge of the warm and swift Gulf Stream current off the coast of Lighthouse Point, Florida. Wavelets slap at the sides of Doug Gaston’s Game On!, a 40-foot Cabo Express, as bait joins hooks and...

Professor Caroline Bradley
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Caroline Bradley, Professor of Law, has written widely on matters of British and European financial law. At the University of Miami, she teaches courses in European Community law, United States securities regulation, international...

George Harper
Thursday, January 18, 2018

After attorney George “Rocky” Harper passed away in early 2017, members of his firm, friends, and family established an endowed scholarship at Miami Law as a tribute to Harper’s deep commitment to his alma mater. 

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