September, 2012

Groundbreaking Global Program, Embarking on Third Year, Announces New Participating Schools

Monday, September 24, 2012

LawWithoutWalls, a trailblazing academic program founded at Miami Law, will be expanded next year to include students and faculty members from an additional six schools from around the world, for a total of 18.

The new partner...

Attorney and National Security Expert Has Not-So-Secret Fixation: Comic Books

Monday, September 24, 2012

With an artful touch, Mark S. Zaid has managed to combine his two passions – comic books and the law.

Zaid, a Washington D.C. attorney well known as an expert in national security law and freedom-of-information issues, has long kept a...

International Moot Court Launches Academic Year With Glance at Past and Focus on Future

Monday, September 24, 2012

Miami Law's International Moot Court Program held a reception recently to welcome new participants, students who will represent the school in legal competitions around the world. The event, held in the Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge,...

Seminar Features Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Davone Bess

Monday, September 24, 2012

Wide receiver Davone Bess of the Miami Dolphins, who straightened out his life after getting into trouble as a teenager, will be one of three panelists in a seminar on juvenile justice at Miami Law on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Sponsored by two...

Law and Architecture Panel to Explore Alternatives to Multi-Family Housing

Monday, September 24, 2012

Cost efficiency, as well as social and architectural diversity, are some of the reasons that multi-family buildings are becoming increasingly popular in some parts of the world. A lecture and panel discussion at Miami Law this week will explore "...

Alumni to Receive Awards at Miami-Dade Judicial Reception

Monday, September 24, 2012

Three eminent Miami Law graduates will be honored by the Law Alumni Association on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the annual Miami-Dade County Judicial Reception.

Judges Richard J. Suarez, JD '81, and Laurel Myerson Isicoff, JD '82, will each be...

New Lawyers, Beaming, Take Oath of Admission to Florida Bar

Thursday, September 20, 2012

More than 100 exultant Miami Law graduates, their long academic labors successfully accomplished, were sworn in Wednesday as members of the Florida Bar in a ceremony – both lighthearted and compellingly serious – at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall....

Miami Law Alumni to Present Hurricanes: Order in the Court

Monday, September 17, 2012

Judge Marilyn Milian, AB '81, of The People's Court and Judge Alex E. Ferrer, JD '86, of the Judge Alex show will examine entertainment law, mediation, alternate career paths for law students, and entertainment law from the business angle in a...

Graduate Receives Prestigious Internship with German Institute for Human Rights

Monday, September 17, 2012

As part of Miami Law's Legal Corps program, alumna Caitlin Hickey has been awarded an internship with the German Institute for Human Rights in Berlin. Established in 2001, the Institute aims to promote and protect human rights by means of...

Yoga Sessions at Miami Law Focus on Relieving Tension and Stress

Monday, September 17, 2012

As yoga becomes integral to the health and well-being of people across the country, more and more law schools are offering yoga to their students. While these on-campus offerings are valuable to those with an interest in yoga, some students who...

Miami Law student interns at White House

Monday, September 17, 2012

Miami Law student Paul J. Agbeyegbe recently concluded a summer internship at the White House.

While his primary role as a White House Intern in the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs was assisting staff members...

Good Lawyers Do Good Things, Panel on Giving is Told

Monday, September 17, 2012

In the string of events staged at Miami Law as part of Philanthropy Week, none came as close to the crux of the matter as a panel titled simply "Giving Back to U."

Presented by the Law Alumni Association, the Society of Bar & Gavel...

Two Miami Law Alumni to Lead Coral Gables Bar Association

Monday, September 17, 2012

Jane Muir, who graduated from Miami Law in 2009 and is a partner at Gersten & Muir, will be sworn in as president of the Coral Gables Bar Association on October 6 during its 61st annual President's Ball.

Tomas A. Pila, JD '96, will...

Museums Grapple With Demands for Return of Antiquities

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The repatriation of art, antiquities and other cultural objects – often plundered as spoils of war, or looted from ancient sites and burial grounds – has been much on the minds of museum directors and curators in recent years, as countries such...

Human Rights at Forefront of Upcoming Talk by Noted Scholar

Friday, September 07, 2012

Professor Sarah H. Cleveland of Columbia Law School, a well-known expert in international human rights, is to give the Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights at Miami Law on Thursday, Sept. 13. The title of the lecture will be "Rights at War: The...

Moot Court Team Goes to Battle in Orlando, Does Miami Law Proud

Friday, September 07, 2012

A Miami Law Moot Court team represented the law school last month with great success. Oralists Yasin Daneshfar and Valerie Trueba, both in their third year as law students, competed in the Zehmer National Workers' Compensation Moot Court...

Interning at NBC News, Miami Law's Genevieve Valle Gets Taste of Real Journalism, Finds it 'Amazing'

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Third-year law student Genevieve Valle had an eye-opening summer, interning in New York City at "Dateline NBC" and "Rock Center with Brian Williams." The experience dovetailed with her goal of becoming both an on-air legal commentator and a...

Religious Freedom Is Focus of Discussion This Week on Miami Law Panel

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

As the election season heats up, a referendum question facing voters on the Florida ballot in November will be at the center of a panel discussion this Thursday at Miami Law.

The panel, organized by a student organization called the...