April, 2013

Miami Law's Lauren Pettiette Elected Chief of Iron Arrow Honor Society, University of Miami's Oldest Tradition

Friday, April 26, 2013

Second-year Miami Law student and Miami Scholar Lauren Lee Pettiette has been named chief of the Iron Arrow Honor Society, an organization founded at the University of Miami in 1926 whose members are easily identified by the...

Ukrainian Student Kristina Klykova To Make Leap from Graduate to International Visiting Assistant Professor

Friday, April 26, 2013

The International Graduate Law Programs' 2013 Visiting Assistant Professor will be Kristina Klykova, a Ukrainian student at Miami Law who is about to receive her Master of Laws degree in International Law with a specialization in...

Miami Law Alumna Marilyn Blanco-Reyes is FedEx Latin America Rainmaker, But Had Dreamed of Hollywood Career

Friday, April 26, 2013

Marilyn Blanco-Reyes, J.D. '88. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

For a "little Cuban girl from Hialeah" who dreamed of becoming a Hollywood film director, Marilyn Blanco-Reyes has not done badly for herself. She is...

How to Respond to Cyber Espionage, Corporate Computer Attacks and Other Acts of Online Crime? Experts Weigh Options

Friday, April 26, 2013

Professor Markus Wagner, Tricia Robinson, Major Michael McFerron, retired U.S. Air Force Major General Charles Dunlap, Justin Levine, outgoing Editor-in-Chief, and Corey Gray, incoming Editor-in-Chief. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law...

International Arbitration in Latin America: Recent Developments Discussed by Professor Andrés Jana, Chilean Attorney

Monday, April 22, 2013

Professor Andrés Jana addresses Miami Law students in IGLP lecture. (Photo: Jessica Giraldo/Miami Law) 

When delving into the world of international arbitration in Latin America, it is worth setting aside the common...

PREP Students Discuss Conscientious Handling of Social Media with Alumni Associations in Palm Beach and Broward Counties

Friday, April 19, 2013

In Broward County, Miami Law students Joshua Plager, Danielle Singer and Kamal Sleiman. (Photo: Miami Law) 

Students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program headed north recently to sit...

Judge Federico Moreno, JD '78, Receives St. Thomas More Award for 'Integrity and Loyalty to Conscience'

Friday, April 19, 2013

Federico Moreno, JD '78, Chief Judge of U.S. District Court for Southern Florida, at Lowe Art Museum in March 2012. (Photo: Jenny Abreu/Miami Law) 

Miami Law alumnus Federico Moreno, Chief Judge of the United States...

Congressman Joe Garcia, JD '91, Tells Law Students of Cuban Community's Symbolic Ties to Israel and Jewish Diaspora

Friday, April 19, 2013

From left, Michael Levine, 3L; Lia Calabro, 2L; Rafael Yaniz, 1L; Dean William VanderWyden; Congressman Joe Garcia, JD '91; Joanne Koren, Director of Academic Achievement Program; Dean of Students Janet Stearns; Kevin Yombor, 2L;...

Decorated WW2 Soldier and Small-Town Mayor, Miami Law Alum Peter Palermo Recalls Ascension to Senior Magistrate Judge

Friday, April 19, 2013

Peter Palermo. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

There are a few things you ought to know about Peter R. Palermo. A Senior U.S. Magistrate Judge, Palermo was one of the first and now the longest-serving magistrate in...

Trailblazing Program LawWithoutWalls Wraps Another Year, Enthusiastically Melding Teamwork, Goodwill and Creativity

Friday, April 19, 2013

From left, James Batham, partner, Eversheds; Jackie Nga Man Yeung, University College London; Paige Reese, Miami Law; Michael Paranal, Wharton School; Elaine Tracey, in-house lawyer, Nestle; and Nadia D'Agostino, associate, Eversheds....

Dealing with High-Profile Clients, Athletes, Musicians and Journalists; Tips from Entertainment and Sports Law Panels

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

At 'Media and the Law' panel, from left, Adjunct Professor Donald Papy; CBS4 reporter Brian Andrews; attorneys Mark Eiglarsh and Jared Lopez; and Miami Herald reporter David Ovalle. At rear, Courtney Caliendo, 3L. (Photo: Nick Madigan/...

Microsoft's Horacio Gutiérrez Urges Miami Law Students to Fight for Human Rights; Gives Primer on Intellectual Property

Friday, April 12, 2013

Horacio Gutiérrez, JD '98, addresses Lawyer of the Americas dinner audience. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Standing in a banquet hall full of colleagues, friends, relatives and admirers, Miami Law alumnus Horacio...

Screening at Miami Law Focuses on Chinese Artist and Dissident Ai Weiwei; Film Embraces Courage, Reform

Friday, April 12, 2013

Joseph B. Treaster, James Nickel, Alison Klayman, Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law)

The opening scene of the documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry shows a bearded,...

Hate Crimes, From the Killing of Matthew Shepard to the Sikh Temple Tragedy, Dissected in Human Rights Discussion

Friday, April 12, 2013

Arvind Singh. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

For all those who wear turbans or veils, the world was a different place after Sept. 11, 2001. They endured racism and bigotry, just like countless others throughout...

At Clinton Global Initiative University Conference, Miami Law's Tricia Robinson Adds Voice to Foes of Human Trafficking

Friday, April 12, 2013

In yet another eye-opening experience, third-year law student Tricia Robinson represented Miami Law for the third time at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference, held this year in St. Louis. She attended sessions on human...

Searing Land Disputes in Panama Oppress Indigenous People and Provide Real-Life Lessons to Visiting Students

Friday, April 12, 2013

From left, a village chief with Miami Law students Guillermo Alvarez, Brian Heit and Morgan Nati by chief's home on land threatened with development. (Photo: Daniel Suman/Miami Law) 

The following was written by three...

Miami Law's Patricia Redmond to Become President of American Bankruptcy Institute; Will Serve One-Year Term

Friday, April 12, 2013

Patricia Redmond. (Photo: Miami Law)

Patricia A. Redmond, the director of Miami Law's Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic, will be inducted as President of the American Bankruptcy Institute in Washington on April 20.


Miami Law Students, Faculty, Staff Honored For Service, Leadership and Character at Passing of the Gavel Ceremony

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

At the Passing of the Gavel earlier this month, members of the Miami Law community were recognized by the Society of Bar and Gavel for outstanding leadership and dedication to good will and service. In his remarks, Brian Stewart,...

International Graduate Law Programs' Director Jessica Morris Welcomed to Mexico on Recruiting Trip

Monday, April 08, 2013

From left, Francisco Gonzalez de Cossio, Jessica Morris and the alumni reunion's sponsor, Enrique González Calvillo. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law) 

Jessica Carvalho Morris, Director of Miami Law's International...

Georgie Angones Elected Chair of Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews; Aims to Embrace Diversity, Foster Young Leaders

Monday, April 08, 2013

​Georgie Angones, Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations and Development at Miami Law, has been elected chair of MCCJ – historically known as the Miami Coalition of Christian and Jews – a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating intolerance...

Cyber Warfare and Internet's Role in Conflicts and Political Unrest to be Addressed at National Security Symposium

Monday, April 08, 2013

Miami Law's National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review will host a panel discussion titled "The Internet and Armed Conflict" on Friday, April 12, in Room 352 at the law school.


Miami Law Students Participate in Religious Liberty Conference with Supreme Court Justice Thomas and Others

Monday, April 08, 2013

Three Miami Law students traveled recently to Washington D.C. to participate in a religious liberty conference organized by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society at Georgetown University Law Center. The gathering, held annually, was addressed by...

In Field of Almost 300 Schools, Miami Law Advances to Elimination Round in Vis International Arbitration Moot in Vienna

Monday, April 01, 2013

In Vienna, from left, Miami Law students Eftihios Andronis, Wamiq Chowdhury, Bianca Olivadoti, Gabriela Pirana and Carlos Nuñez. (Photo: Paula Arias/Miami Law) 

Five students from the University of Miami School of Law...

Miami Law Welcomes Admitted Students; At Reception, Faculty and Staff Members Open Arms to UM Grads

Monday, April 01, 2013

Admitted student Andrew McCarten and Diane Quick, Director of the Career Development Office, make the "U" sign. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

Miami Law held a special reception last week to celebrate and recognize...

Animal Law Class Tours South Florida Wildlife Center For Inside Look at How 'Life-Saving' Shelters Work

Monday, April 01, 2013

Nicole Tindel, Blair Santaspirt, Andrea Lopez, Arnold Grevior, JD '55, Sherry Shlueter, Richard Weldy (standing), Marshal Mintz (kneeling) and Joshua Boykin. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law) 

The 25 students of Visiting...

Law Camp Prepares High-Schoolers, Coached by Miami Law Students, for Their Day in Court

Monday, April 01, 2013

At the law camp's opening session, from left, STREET Law Assistant Mary Cano; law students J.C. Zamora, Rody Tadenev, Amir Whitaker and Aaron Ahlzadeh; and Karen Throckmorton, the program's director. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law)...

The Serious Business of Motion Pictures and Television: Short Course Offers Range for the Hollywood-Bound

Monday, April 01, 2013

In a two-credit course called "Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures and Television,"Nicholas La Terza, a visiting professor and veteran entertainment lawyer based in Los Angeles, will offer Miami Law students a comprehensive survey of the legal and...

Judicial Profile: Dreams Of Miami Came True For Chief Judge Soto

Monday, April 29, 2013

Miami-Dade's newest chief circuit judge knew she wanted to be a lawyer since she was a little girl. She also knew she wanted to be a University of Miami Hurricane.