MIAMI SCHOLARS

HOPE students with the Guardian ad Litem people
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

After two weeks of final exams and late-night studying, Miami Law students were eager to take a 4-week hiatus from classes and schoolwork during winter break. Many students used this time to reset: relaxing on the beaches of Key Biscayne,...

HOPE student
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Students who are selected and participate in the Miami Scholars Public Interest Program effect change and advocacy throughout campus, the community and worldwide. Applications for the competitive, prestigious program have a final...

Candelario Saldana
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

As Miami Scholar Candelario Saldana looked out over the packed ballroom of elegant attendees at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., last month, he knew there were others like him but not nearly as lucky.

The third-year law student...

European brief team
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

On April 26, 2018, David Brame, then police chief of Tacoma, Washington, shot his wife in the head and then fatally shot himself in a mall parking lot. Crystal Brame died a week later. The couple had been going through a divorce, and the day...

pre law magazine cover
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

In the PreLaw Magazine’s Fall 2018 edition, University of Miami School of Law is one of only 12 U.S. law schools to receive an A+ rating for “Top Law Schools for Public Interest Law” in the article “The Best Schools for Doing Good.”...

Daniel Pollitt
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

This summer, HOPE Public Interest Resource Center granted HOPE Fellowships to 19 law students who are working to fill the access to justice gap across the United States. Among this summer’s fellows is 3L Miami Scholar Daniel Pollitt. Pollitt...

Public Interest Leadership Board
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Public Interest Leadership Board (PILB) recently wrapped up an incredibly active year filled with initiatives that increased opportunities for public interest engagement on campus and in the community. PILB’s core initiatives are based...

Christina Robinson, 3L, and Candelario Saldana, 2L
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

In the aftermath of the February 14, 2018 school shooting that took place just 50 miles north of Miami Law, law students, many of whom graduated from MSD or have connections to the Parkland community, leaped in to action.

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

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Kathryn Della Fera, Wilfredo Fernandez & Ashley Gomez-Rodon

Teach for America is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Diverse law students, attorneys, legal professionals, and faculty recently gathered in the Alma Jennings Student Lounge for OUTLaw’s Diversity in Law Panel. The panel was a conversation about intersectionality and obstacles – especially...

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