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Friday, September 30, 2011

With a new name and a slightly expanded platform, the Child Advocacy and Family Law Society (CAFLS) launched in the fall. Formerly known as the Family Law Society, the student organization changed its name to draw attention to the needs of...

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Children and Youth Law Clinic interns Olivia Retenauer, 3L, and Karen Chrisman, 2L, have successfully helped two former foster youths. The Clinic secured a favorable outcome from the Social Security Administration, which stated the...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

This week marks the launch of the National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review's (NSAC) groundbreaking live-action website and blog, which will be updated on a rolling basis with the latest news and law review articles.

"This is...

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Miami Law graduate Annery Pulgar Alfonso, JD 11, was sworn into the Florida Bar on Thursday, one day after many of her classmates took the Oath of Office. Alfonso had opted for a more intimate swearing-in ceremony at the Downtown Miami...

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Simona Popova smiled. It was the sort of smile a mother shows when her child walks his first step. But her expression was not for either of her sons – it was for herself.

This semester, Popova, a third-year student at Miami Law, is...

Monday, September 26, 2011

Miami Law boasts more than 50 active student organizations, each with its own unique membership, mission and goals, and many law students will attest to the importance of extracurricular activities and opportunities to network with other...

Friday, September 23, 2011

Miami Law students and legal analysts recently gathered for a panel discussion about the courtroom antics and legal tactics of the infamous Casey Anthony murder trial.

Hosted by the Criminal Law Society (CLS), the discussion featured...

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Family and friends filled Gusman Hall on Wednesday evening in support of Miami Law graduates who passed The Florida Bar exam taken in July 2011. The swearing-in ceremony was led by Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis, a University of...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

When Brittany Young, a third-year student at Miami Law, found out she had been selected as a Legal Up! fellow, she was elated.

"It seems like a good option to get off The Bricks and get involved with helping to teach kids," Young said...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Hispanic Law Students Association (HLSA) president Amy Araya and officers Elsie Morales and Todd Friedman recently traveled to Dallas, Texas to attend the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Annual Convention.

"The convention...

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