September, 2013

Since 2012 Inception, Investor Rights Clinic Has Recovered $250,000+ For Retirees

Monday, September 30, 2013

"One of our clients, an elderly retired couple, lost a significant portion of their retirement savings when their broker unsuitably recommended that they purchase Fannie Mae preferred shares, three months before it entered conservatorship," said...

Graduate and Miami Scholar Alumna Fights for Immigrant Children on the Front Line in Texas

Monday, September 30, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform sits on the horizon as Liz Rieser-Murphy, J.D. '12, advocates for the safety and wellbeing of unaccompanied immigrant children in Harlingen, Texas – a small town in south Texas where the front line in the fight...

Law Students Swear In, Miami Law Celebrates

Monday, September 30, 2013

130 graduates were sworn in by Justice R. Fred Lewis, J.D. '72 (Photo: Miami Law) 

One hundred and thirty Miami Law graduates raised their right hands in front of friends, family, and faculty, swearing to "never reject,...

The Future of International Environmental Law: A Conversation with World Renowned Environmental Attorney Dan Magraw

Monday, September 30, 2013

Nature is the infrastructure of our society, and if we don’t protect it our civilizations cannot last. This was the core message international law and policy expert Dan Magraw delivered last week during a conversation led by Miami Law Professor...

Alumni Receive Awards at Miami-Dade Judicial Reception

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Four prominent Miami Law graduates were honored by the Law Alumni Association on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the annual Miami-Dade County Judicial Reception. Judge Bertila A. Soto, JD '89, Judge Jonathan Goodman, JD '83 and Saif Y. Ishoof, JD '00 were...

Joint Degree Student in Law and Music Business Releases First Music Album,

Monday, September 23, 2013

What started off as an 8th-grade dare to enter a middle school talent competition ended up being one of 2L Sean Méndez-Catlin's passions. "I was terrified to perform in front of so many people, and pleasantly surprised when the...

2L Antonio Hernandez Spends Summer with Florida Supreme Court Justice

Monday, September 23, 2013

Law students are sometimes left with more questions than answers after reading a challenging case. While many are left to guess the judge's state of mind in his or her decision making, Miami Law 2L Antonio Hernandez spent his summer...

Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship from the Corporate Counsel Women of Color

Monday, September 23, 2013

Third year Miami Law student Pamela O. Adewoyin...

Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case

Monday, September 23, 2013

Students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic obtained a landmark decision terminating immigration court proceedings against their client because of illegal conduct by Hollywood police. The decision may be the first to recognize that...

Alberto Mora to Present Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights

Monday, September 23, 2013

Alberto Mora, J.D.'81, a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation's Profile in Courage Award, will present the Louis Henkin Lecture Series on Human Rights on Monday, September 30 at 5:30 p.m. The title of the lecture will be "...

Patricia Redmond, JD '79, Establishes Scholarship for Students Interested in Bankruptcy Law

Monday, September 16, 2013

Patricia A. Redmond, the director of Miami Law's Eleanor R. Cristol and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic, recently established a scholarship at Miami Law for students who have demonstrated leadership and service to...

A Conversation with International Environmental Lawyer Dan Magraw to Take Place September 26

Monday, September 16, 2013

Daniel Magraw, President Emeritus of the Center for International and Environmental Law, and James W. Nickel, UM Professor of Philosophy and Law, will hold a conversation titled "The Future of International Environmental Law" on Thursday,...

Miami Law 3L and HOPE Fellow Develops Jury Selection Application Released by Apple

Monday, September 16, 2013

Jordan Redavid, a 3L from Port Jefferson, NY, spent his summer at the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office completing his HOPE Fellowship. During his time there, he had the opportunity to observe several criminal jury trials. He...

Ethics Film Series 2013 Kicks Off on Sept. 17

Monday, September 09, 2013

The Eighth Annual Ethics Film Series, sponsored by Adrienne Arsht and UM Ethics Programs, the School of Communication, and the University of Miami Alumni Association, will kick off its run on Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 at the Bill...

Miami Law 3L Elected to Leadership Role at the National LGBT Bar Association

Monday, September 09, 2013

Charles C. McGinley, II, a 3L from Savannah, Tennessee, was elected to serve as the 2013-2014 student representative to the National LGBT Bar Association's Board of Directors at this year's Lavender Law conference and career fair. He was also...

Miami Scholars Public Interest Program Showcases its Exceptional Students at Welcome Luncheon

Monday, September 09, 2013

Miami Scholars at the Welcome Reception(Photo: Miami Law) 

The Miami Scholars Public Interest Program kicked off the year with a welcome luncheon, featuring 47 Miami Scholars and program directors Marni...

Fighting Foreclosure: HOPE Fellow Helps Home Owners at Broward Counter Legal Aid Service

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Home is where the heart is, and HOPE Public Interest Fellow Scott Cummings spent his summer helping to mend the hearts of low-income residents faced with home foreclosure at the Consumer Law Unit of the Broward County Legal Aid Service...

Miami Law Human Rights Clinic and Partners

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Professor Rebecca Sharpless leading a discussion (Photo: Miami Law) 

Students, lawyers, community organizers, social justice advocates, and Miami Law professors came together on August 16 and17 for the unique training...

Miami Law Students Intern at Third District Court of Appeal

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

For the past three years, the judges of the 3rd DCA have come to Miami Law to hear oral arguments in several real-life cases, exposing 1Ls to real-life appellate cases. This summer, several Miami Law students headed to the Third...

The National Jurist: Tomorrow Law

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Our LawWithoutWalls Program is featured in the article "Tomorrow Law" as one of the most innovative law programs in The National Jurist.