August, 2014

Law Student Works Alongside Alumnus at the Department of Homeland Security

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Students in law school regularly connect with their peers, their professors, and their colleagues, but one of the most undervalued relationships in law school is that between the students and the alumni.

During his time working at the U...

Parents Establish Scholarship Fund in Memory of Son

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

After the untimely death of their son Stephen in 2013, Miami Law alumnus Mark E. Brodsky, JD ’68, and his wife, Nancy, established a scholarship to honor the memory of their late son. The Stephen M. Brodsky Memorial Scholarship is a three-year...

Miami Law Takes First Place in Earle Zehmer Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

After ending last year ranked ninth best moot court team in the country, Miami Law’sCharles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board continues its winning ways by placing first in the 27th Annual Earle Zehmer Workers' Compensation Moot Court...

Unique Short Course Opportunity on Cuban Civil Law

Monday, August 25, 2014

A first-ever Miami Law short course, “Cuban Civil Law – Myth or Reality?” is being offered in the Fall 2014 semester by visiting Professor Maria Elena Cobas Cobiella. The one-credit class introduces students to the fascinating and...

Unique Perspective on Immigration Drives 2L During Summer Public Interest Fellowship

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

When it comes to immigration policy in the United States, there are few areas of the country as politically charged as Arizona, South Florida, or the Northeast, and one law student has lived in all three. Caroline Schwartz, a second-year student...

15th Annual HOPE Day of Service Kicks Off Orientation Plus Pro Bono Ethic and Commitment to Service

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Miami Law students – “It’s all about the U1” - volunteering at Fisher House. 

More than 200 students gathered on Miami Law’s central courtyard, “The Bricks,” early in the morning on Thursday, August 14, to participate in...

PREP Participates in Anti-Defamation League’s Summer Associate Research Program

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Once again this summer Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) students participated in the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) 2014 Summer Associate Research Program (SARP). SARP is a national program in which the ADL provides...

Bilzin Sumberg Creates Academic Scholarship for University of Miami School of Law Students

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP has generously donated $50,000 to the University of Miami School of Law, which will be used to create the Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod Scholars program.


Rising 2L Uses Summer Fellowship for Public Interest Advocacy at State Attorney’s Office

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

To the public eye, prosecuting doesn’t always go hand in hand with the notion of public interest advocacy, but one Miami Law student is trying to change that. Ian McKenzie, one of the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center’s Summer Public...

Kapila Family Foundation Establishes Award for Outstanding Bankruptcy Moot Competitor

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Kapila Family Foundation, a small foundation located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently established The Kapila Family Foundation Student Award for an outstanding Miami Law student competitor in the nationally recognized Duberstein...

Justice Kennedy at Miami Law

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy addressed Miami Law students on August 25th.