PUBLIC INTEREST

scales of justice outside jail cell
Tuesday, November 17, 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...

old buidling in coconut grove
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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...

Lindsey Johnson, 3L
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lindsey Johnson, 3L

Lindsey Johnson entered law school with a long-held passion for criminal justice reform, prisoners’ rights advocacy, and death penalty defense. In fact, she has been working...

Nicole McLemore
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

 

Nicole McLemore, J.D. '19

Miami Public Interest Scholar alumna Nicole McLemore, J.D. ‘19, was first exposed to bankruptcy prior to applying to law school, when she worked as a bankruptcy...

handcuffs on a computer
Friday, October 16, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2020) — The American Bar Association, in collaboration with dozens of U.S. law schools across the country, announced today the formation of a Legal Education Police Practices Consortium to contribute to...

Image of the Bricks
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Conducted virtually by the School of Law and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the session covered racial and gender bias and the ways in which stereotypes and negative societal views become internalized.

Image of globe
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge Social Equity Challenge has recognized Miami Law’s social justice projects with grant funding. Projects will focus on economic and social disparities in Miami’s low-income...

Osamudia James
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Professor Osamudia James

In her new dual roles as associate provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the University of Miami Office of Faculty Affairs, and associate dean for diversity,...

HOPE students wearing HOPE t-shirt
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” This Margaret Mead quote, which is incorporated into many of the HOPE Public Interest...

Miami Law students at WOW Center
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Miami Law students at Halloween party at Chapman Partnership Homeless Shelter

Miami Law students share a deep commitment to serving the community via public service and student organizations, and...

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