PUBLIC INTEREST

Gabriela Valentín-Díaz
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Gabriela Valentín Díaz

Third-year law student and Human Rights Clinic fellow, Gabriela Valentín Díaz, was recently selected to receive a prestigious Bertha Justice Fellowship, which helps train the...

public interest fair on the Bricks
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

 

Public Interest Fair on the Bricks, pre-Covid

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center held its annual Student-to-Student Public Interest Opportunities Fair on February 10th. While the...

law building with columns
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

During Black History Month, Miami Law kicked off a series on “Critical Perspectives on the 1L Curriculum.” This pedagogy series about hierarchy, subordination, and race in the law school curriculum,...

Jaret Davis
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Jaret Davis, J.D.'99 & B.A.'96

Jaret Davis, J.D. ’99 and B.A. ’96, saw 2020 as an inflection point for social justice in the United States. In the wake of the murder of 46-year-old George Floyd...

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner

During the winter break, over 30 Miami Law students helped to build their legal skills in the areas of social justice and public interest,...

Prof. Donna Coker
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

 

Professor Donna Coker

Professor Donna Coker is a leading researcher in restorative justice approaches to intimate partner violence and sexual harm. She recently spoke on a panel in a...

Adrienne Herreveld & Amanda Suarez
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Adrienne Harreveld, J.D. '19 and Amanda Suarez, 3L

University of Miami School of Law is known for students’ commitment to social justice and public interest, and the prestigious firm of Squire...

old buidling in coconut grove
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Building in Miami's West Coconut Grove Neighborhood

Fellows from the Community Equity Lab at the Center for Ethics and Public Service worked alongside community organizations in the historically...

Chelsea Johnson
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Chelsea Johnson, left, with young swimmers

When Chelsea Johnson comes across a lacking, the 24-year-old drives the correction. The Miami Public Interest Scholar comes by this genetically. For...

scales of justice outside jail cell
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

As virtual learning continues, the Miami Law Innocence Clinic has not slowed down in its pursuit of justice. The Clinic is preparing to file an appeal in Florida's First District Court of Appeal for its long-time client, Dustin Duty...

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