PUBLIC INTEREST

HOPE 20th anniversary artwork
Monday, December 3, 2018

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center’s 20th Year Celebration took place on campus on October 10, 2018. The event included the culmination of their week-long online auction to raise funds for summer public interest fellowships for law...

Angel Sanchez
Monday, November 5, 2018

Angel Sanchez had no time for lunch, much less another interview. The second-year student in the University of Miami School of Law already had so much on tap, including writing an essay on prison for the Harvard Law Review and teaching a...

pre law magazine cover
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

In the PreLaw Magazine’s Fall 2018 edition, University of Miami School of Law is one of only 12 U.S. law schools to receive an A+ rating for “Top Law Schools for Public Interest Law” in the article “The Best Schools for Doing Good.”...

Daniel Pollitt
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

This summer, HOPE Public Interest Resource Center granted HOPE Fellowships to 19 law students who are working to fill the access to justice gap across the United States. Among this summer’s fellows is 3L Miami Scholar Daniel Pollitt. Pollitt...

Public Interest Leadership Board
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Public Interest Leadership Board (PILB) recently wrapped up an incredibly active year filled with initiatives that increased opportunities for public interest engagement on campus and in the community. PILB’s core initiatives are based...

Alison Kasney
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Alison Kasney, a joint degree student in the M.S. Ed. in Law, Community and Social Change program with a focus on social justice and public interest, recently won the 2018 MCCJ Student Medallion Award.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

When a lawyer is committed to advocating for others who are marginalized in our legal system, it often leads to a lifelong career of public service. Allen Popper, JD ’85, is a public defender who has served The Legal Aid Society in New York...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Professor Zanita Fenton recently published an article “Disarming State Action; Discharging State Responsibility” in the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.  Professor Fenton teaches courses in Family Law, Torts, Race...

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Miami Law alumnus Raul Aguila, a 25-year government attorney and dedicated servant to social justice and public interest, has never looked back. After 23 years as an Assistant City Attorney in Miami Beach, Aguila was unanimously appointed...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Miami Scholars (L to R) Paul Nunez, Steven Strickland, Trinity Jordan, Caroline McGee, Valerie Toth, Erin Evashevski, Erin Fitzgerald and Alie Rothman with guest speaker Sharon Langer, JD ’79 (center), Director of Development, Disability...

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