January, 2012

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Public Interest Fair Highlights Passion for Advocacy

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Students at the Public Interest Fair on the Bricks at Miami Law. (Photo: Patricia Moya/Miami Law)

Miami Law hosted a Public Interest Fair on Monday for students interested in public interest...

Innocence Clinic Adds to Stellar Team at Miami Law

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Innocence Clinic, which is dedicated to...

Innocence Clinic Adds to Stellar Team at Miami Law

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Innocence Clinic, which is dedicated to rectifying wrongful convictions and combating injustice, has two new faces on its team.

Craig Trocino, who since 2010 has worked as an adjunct with the clinic, has a fresh title – Practitioner...

Workshops Steer Students Toward Great Grades

Friday, January 27, 2012

First-year law students needing a little help...

Jules Coleman, Miami Law's First University Distinguished Scholar, Introduces Himself

Friday, January 27, 2012

Jules Coleman, a preeminent scholar and the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School, has joined Miami Law's faculty for much of this spring semester as the first University Distinguished...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Joins Miami Law's Communications Office

Friday, January 27, 2012

Catharine Skipp, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with a long career in the national news media, has joined Miami Law as Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs. The law school's dean, Patricia D. White, said Friday she was "delighted"...

Workshops Steer Students Toward Great Grades

Friday, January 27, 2012

First-year law students needing a little help with their grades – and who doesn't? – now have a place to go for inspiration.

On the evenings of Jan. 31, Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, workshops titled "How You Can Make Your Grades Work for You"...

Jules Coleman, Miami Law's First University Distinguished Scholar, Introduces Himself

Friday, January 27, 2012

Jules Coleman, a preeminent scholar and the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School, has joined Miami Law's faculty for much of this spring semester as the first University...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Joins Miami Law's Communications Office

Friday, January 27, 2012

Catharine Skipp, a Pulitzer Prize-winning...

International Moot Court Board Fosters Competitive Spirit

Thursday, January 26, 2012

A group of students interested in pursuing careers in international law, or otherwise hoping to improve their legal research, writing and advocacy skills, gathered Wednesday to learn about Miami Law's International Moot Court Board. The session...

International Moot Court Board Fosters Competitive Spirit

Thursday, January 26, 2012

A group of students interested in pursuing careers in international law, or otherwise hoping to improve their legal research, writing and advocacy skills, gathered Wednesday to learn about Miami Law's International Moot Court Board. The...

Miami Law Students Conduct Ethics Training for State Attorney's Office

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Garrett Lorentz and Kamal Sleiman, second-year students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program, conducted an ethics training session recently for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office. Under the supervision of the...

Miami Law Students Conduct Ethics Training for State Attorney's Office

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

From left to right, Kamal Sleiman, Tom Headley, Susan Dechovitz and Garret Lorentz. Headley and Dechovitz are senior trial counsel in the State's Attorney's Office. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Garrett Lorentz and Kamal...

Internet Copyright Issues Take Center Stage

Monday, January 23, 2012

Amid the fierce backlash against a pair of proposed bills in Congress, the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act, issues of copyright law have risen to the forefront of national discussion. With the controversy...

Human Rights Students Benefit From International Training

Monday, January 23, 2012

Miami Law joined forces last week with Florida International University's School of Law and the human rights clinic of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia, to present the first Human Rights Training Week, a collection of...

Internet Copyright Issues Take Center Stage

Monday, January 23, 2012

Amid the fierce backlash against a pair of...

Human Rights Students Benefit From International Training

Monday, January 23, 2012

Miami Law joined forces last week with Florida...

Triple-Degree Program Donor to be Honored

Thursday, January 19, 2012

When Steven Mariano turned down a scholarship from the University of Miami School of Law some 25 years ago to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, he remained an admirer of the school for the positive impact it makes on the Miami...

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Consortium Launches at Miami Law

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

This spring semester, under the auspices of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the University of Miami School of Law and Florida International University are co-hosting a four-part lecture series titled "The...

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Consortium Launches at Miami Law

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

This spring semester, under the auspices of the...

HOPE's Bellamy Connects Students With American Bar Association

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

It's no secret that landing the perfect legal job or internship can be difficult.

Legal applicants of every sector are realizing that it takes more than good grades and a couple of extracurricular activities to get your foot in the door...

HOPE's Bellamy Connects Students With American Bar Association

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

It's no secret that landing the perfect legal job...

Local Foundation Donates Gift to Miami Law

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Alma Jennings Foundation, a private foundation located in Coral Gables, has awarded the University of Miami School of Law a $100,000 grant to manage and maintain the student lounge at Miami Law, which serves as a central hub for law students...

Local Foundation Donates Gift to Miami Law

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Alma Jennings Foundation, a private foundation located in Coral Gables, has awarded the University of Miami School of Law a $100,000 grant to manage and maintain the student lounge at Miami Law, which serves as a central hub for law students...

Miami Law Students Write Comprehensive Analysis of Landmark Lenahan Abuse Case

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Averil Andrews and Jenny Khavinson, students in Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, are the authors of an article in the current issue of Domestic Violence Report about the case of Jessica Lenahan, a Colorado woman whose three daughters were killed...

Miami Law Students Write Comprehensive Analysis of Landmark

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Averil Andrews and Jenny Khavinson, students in Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, are the authors of an article in the current issue of Domestic Violence Report about the case of Jessica Lenahan, a Colorado woman whose three...

PREP Students Present Ethics Training to the Coral Gables Bar Association

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Michael Greenfield and James Lechter, two student interns in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently presented a CLE ethics training for the Coral Gables Bar Association.

Under the supervision of Jan...

PREP Students Present Ethics Training to the Coral Gables Bar Association

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Michael Greenfield and James Lechter, two student interns in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently presented a CLE ethics training for the Coral Gables Bar Association.

Under the supervision of Jan...

Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning Wraps Up Friday

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

ORLANDO – Thousands of estate planners, attorneys, trust officers and wealth-management professionals are swarming a resort hotel here this week for a conference – the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, a division of the University of Miami...

Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning Wraps Up Friday

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

ORLANDO – Thousands of estate planners, attorneys, trust officers and wealth-management professionals are swarming a resort hotel here this week for a conference – the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, a division of the University of Miami...

Miami Law Student Wins Miami Herald Journalism Contest With Haiti Article

Friday, January 06, 2012

Miami Law student Charles Haskell has been declared the winner of a Miami Herald scholarship contest that sought articles from students about the second anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12.

Haskell's winning article – a...

Miami Law Student Wins Miami Herald Journalism Contest With Haiti Article

Friday, January 06, 2012

Charles Haskell. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Miami Law student Charles Haskell has been declared the winner of a Miami Herald scholarship contest that sought articles from students about the second anniversary of the...

Miami Law Student Receives $3,000 Diversity Scholarship

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Tara Lovings, a second-year Miami Law student, has been chosen to receive the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Award for the Southern region. The award, which recognizes law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and...

Miami Law Student Receives $3,000 Diversity Scholarship

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Tara Lovings, a second-year Miami Law student, has been chosen to receive the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Award for the Southern region. The award, which recognizes law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and...

Miami Law Students Conduct Ethics Training for Palm Beach County Bar

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Justin Ortiz and Matthew Friendly, two students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently presented an interactive ethics and technology session for the Palm Beach County Bar Association's Technology Practice...

Miami Law Students Conduct Ethics Training for Palm Beach County Bar

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

From left-to-right: Justin Ortiz, Christopher Hopkins and Matthew Friendly. (Photo: Miami Law)

Justin Ortiz and Matthew Friendly, two students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently...

Legal Writing Conference Provides Tools for Practice

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Miami Law recently hosted a national legal writing conference featuring 17 speakers from law schools around the country. Professor Alyssa Dragnich worked with the Legal Writing Institute to bring the one-day training workshop to the law school...

Legal Writing Conference Provides Tools for Practice

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Miami Law recently hosted a national legal writing conference featuring 17 speakers from law schools around the country. Professor Alyssa Dragnich worked with the Legal Writing Institute to bring the one-day training workshop to the law school...