January, 2013

Miami Law Website Has Great New Look, Easier Navigation, Improved Capabilities

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The website of Miami Law, invariably the first port of call for people interested in knowing all about our school, has received a comprehensive makeover, with a sharp contemporary design, greatly improved navigation aids and other changes...

Climate Change, Biodiversity Conservation and Evolving Policies Addressed by NYU Expert

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Miami Law's newest joint-degree program, a J.D./Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Policy, was the motivating impulse for an address at the law school by Dr. Dale Jamieson, the Director of Environmental Studies at New York University....

IE Law School's Prof. Gregory Marsden Teaching Short Course at Miami Law

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Gregory J. Marsden, the Director of the Executive LL.M Program at IE Law School in Madrid, is teaching a short course (Law175A) on International Contracts this week at Miami Law.

The course description on International Contracts says it...

Short Course in International Arbitration Broadens Horizons for Brazilian Visitors

Monday, January 28, 2013

The participating students visited the U.S. District Courthouse and were able to speak directly with Judges Robert Scola, Jr. and Cecilia Altonaga. (Photo: Jessica A. Giraldo/Miami Law) 

The Office of International...

Roe v. Wade Attorney to Present Lecture on Women as Leaders

Monday, January 28, 2013

Sarah Weddington, who successfully argued the landmark Roe v. Wade case before the U.S. Supreme Course in 1973, will speak on Feb. 12 in the University of Miami's Storer Auditorium. Weddington's lecture is titled "Some Leaders are...

Constitutional Scholar Geoffrey Stone to Speak at John Hart Ely Lecture

Monday, January 28, 2013

University of Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey Stone, a leading constitutional scholar, will give the John Hart Ely Lecture at Miami Law on Feb. 4. Professor Stone, the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at Chicago, plans to discuss "...

Leipzig-Miami Seminar Fosters International Connections

Monday, January 28, 2013

Students in the Leipzig-Miami Seminar. (Photo: Miami Law)

The Leipzig-Miami Seminar, which is dedicated to increasing U.S.-German friendship and scholarly exchange, successfully completed its 13th year at Miami Law last...

Future Lawyers From Around the World, Invited by Miami Law, Gather in Spain for Launch of LawWithoutWalls' 2013 Session

Friday, January 25, 2013

At Casa Duque restaurant in Segovia, in front row, from left, Marta Ottogalli and Erika Concetta Pagano; second row, Lauren Madigan, Michele DeStefano, Iker Romero and Rico Williams; back row, a waiter and Michael Bossone. (Photo:...

Miami Law Makes Its Presence Felt at AALS Conference in New Orleans

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Left to right: Gretchen Bellamy, Jennifer Zawid, Marni Lennon, Alexis Martinez at the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service in New Orleans on Sat., Jan 5th, 2013. (Photo: Miami Law) 

Miami Law's Marni Lennon...

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Speak at the University of Miami

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit the University of Miami on Friday, February 1st at the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus. The event is a discussion with Justice Sotomayor led by University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala. Doors...

CEPS Engages in Trolley Garage Fight on Behalf of West Grove Residents

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

West Grove residents against the construction of a large trolley garage in their neighborhood. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Professor Anthony V. Alfieri, Dean's Distinguished Scholar, Director of the Center for...

Professor Frances Hill Speaks at Alumni Luncheon at the 47th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Frances R. Hill, Professor of Law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar for the Profession, was the guest speaker at the University of Miami Law School Alumni Luncheon at the 47th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando,...

Attorney Arnie Friede To Teach About Food and Drug Law

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Beginning on Jan. 23rd, students at Miami Law will have the chance to learn about food and drug law and relevant topics from Arnie Friede, an expert in such matters who will be the first of several people to teach a short course this semester....

Center for Ethics & Public Service Geared Toward Environmental Justice

Monday, January 14, 2013

Miami Law's Center for Ethics & Public Service has created a new project aimed at supporting communities affected by issues surrounding environmental justice in Miami-Dade County. The Environmental Justice Project, an outreach...

Miami Law Partners With Frost School of Music for New Combined Program

Monday, January 14, 2013

A new joint-degree program, a J.D. and M.A. in Arts Presenting and Live Entertainment Management, has been created by a partnership between Miami Law and the University of Miami's renowned Frost School of Music. The degree will enable...

Activist Will Address Human Trafficking at Miami Law Conference

Monday, January 14, 2013

Human Trafficking: Demand, Legislation, and Prosecutions, will take place on Jan. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, in the Fieldhouse at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. (Graphic: Miami Law)

Catharine A. MacKinnon...

Staged Reading of Play '8' Set for University of Miami

Friday, January 11, 2013

A play that chronicles the historic constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8 will be performed as a staged reading on Jan. 27 at Miami Law. Written by Dustin Lance Black, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of "Milk," the...

Miami Law Joins Project to Lower Barriers to Justice

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

JoNel Newman and Melissa Swain of Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic plan to help develop a course model that will teach law students to use technological tools to make justice more easily available to low-income, self-represented...