MIAMI SCHOLARS

Caitlyn Burnitis, 3L
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The number hit Caitlyn Burnitis like a ton of bricks, bringing her close to tears. 

Human trafficking, she learned, ensnares more than 24 million victims worldwide, many of them children of all ages. 

“That’s what was most...

Hannah Gordon
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Hannah Gordon, 3L

Third-year law student Hannah Gordon was recently named a 2020 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award winner. Gordon, who serves as Editor-in-Chief of the University of...

Katy Gomez
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Katy Gomez, 2L

2L Miami Scholar Katy Gomez came to Miami Law to become an immigration advocate. The decision of where she wanted to spend her first legal internship was easy: on the Texas...

Hannah Hays
Friday, July 26, 2019

2L Hannah Hays 

The Aqua Foundation for Women Scholarship recently named Miami Public Interest Scholar Hannah Hays their inaugural Elizabeth Schwartz Scholar. 

“The Aqua Foundation is a...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Maddie Seales

The Public Interest Leadership Board is proud to introduce its President for the 2019-2020 school year: 3L Miami Scholar. PILB is a student-run leadership board overseen by the HOPE...

students at LGMI
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Anjoly Ibrahim, Tiffany Hornback, Katherine Black and Hannah Gordon

Miami Law students have many choices about how to use their Spring Break, including spending the week immersed in advocacy on...

Malik Ramelize
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Malik Ramelize

The die was cast early. And, Malik Ramelize says, deliberately.

Sharing a name with one of America’s greatest legal minds meant he’d at least think about the law. So, he says...

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. Take a look at how current Miami Scholars have made impacts...

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...

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