PUBLIC INTEREST

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...

Caroline LaPorte
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Caroline LaPorte, J.D. '14

Caroline LaPorte, J.D. ’14, a Florida-born descendant of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, works at her dream job with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. There, she...

Andrew Carter
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Andrew Carter, J.D. '06

Environmental lawyer Andrew Carter, J.D. ’06, accepts that we will be engaging in an “existential fight” for the environment for the rest of his life. However, he feels it’s...

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.

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