PUBLIC INTEREST

Kendrick Meek, Jr.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Meek family, with Kendrick Meek, Jr. in the middle, next to grandmother Carrie Meek

If advocacy to correct for human rights wrongs and civil rights were genetic, law student Kendrick Meek, Jr. has...

Chelsea Johnson
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Chelsea Johnson, 3L

Passion is intuitively tied to practice for 3L Miami Public Interest Scholar Chelsea Johnson. A lifelong water polo aficionado and competitive jujiteira, Johnson's...

Andrew Darling
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Andrew Darling, J.D.'18

Home is where the heart is – a statement best understood when speaking with Miami Law graduate, HOPE scholar/fellow, and Orange County local Andrew Darling, J.D. '18. As a...

illustration of mom and boy in a house floating away in a flood
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

(Artwork created by Catherine Villalonga with (F)empower)

A University of Miami team was awarded a social justice grant from the University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge (U-LINK) to...

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...

David Petrantoni
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

3L David Petrantoni

Third-year Miami Law student David Petrantoni is no stranger to pro bono projects and social justice. A Miami Public Interest Scholar with experience in both criminal law,...

Students throwing up the U
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Sean Werkheiser, Shirley Grinstein, Amelia Anderson, and Sarah Hanners 

Fall break is a time for Miami Law students to pause, rest, and reenergize for the second half of the semester. For many...

fresh food
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic recently won a stunning victory for the human right to food in the U.S. when Maine voters chose to become the first state in the nation to enshrine the right to food in their constitution.

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Judge Jordan receiving his award
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Judge Aldaberto Jordan, J.D. '87 (in the middle) with CEPS students Christopher Gray, Stephanie Sanchez, Madison Monzon, Haneefah Saleem, Courtney Giebel, Matthew Shalna, Kristen Dagher, & Nicoletta Pappas...

Maxwell Zoberman
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Maxwell Zoberman, 3L

Maxwell Zoberman can picture himself in the future prosecuting human rights offenses for the United States Department of Justice. In the meantime, he has a whole lot of...

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