January, 2014

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Miami Law Mourns the Passing of Martin Fine, JD '49, Prominent Attorney and Activist

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Miami Law mourns the passing of alumnus Martin Fine, 86, who was a prominent attorney, community activist, and low-income housing advocate. Fine, a partner at the Holland & Knight law firm, graduated from Miami Law in 1949. A scholarship in...

Immigration Clinic Students Halt Deportation of Torture Victim

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Second-year Miami Law students and Immigration Clinic interns Adam Hoock and Dana Turjman successfully prevented the deportation of a businessman who was tortured in Mexico by government authorities.

The executive...

LawWithoutWalls Kicks Off in Switzerland; Plus Expands with All-Virtual Model

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Fifty students from 26 law and business schools around the world, along with professors, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, regulators, and other professionals, will gather on January 18-19 at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland for the...

Attorney Arlene Zalayet, JD ’81, to Teach About Preparing the Corporate Client for Litigation

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Beginning on January 27th, students at Miami Law will have the chance to learn about preparing the corporate client for litigation from Arlene Zalayet, who heads the Liberty Mutual Field Legal Operations organization. She is a Miami Law alumna....

Miami Law to Host One-Week Course on Fundamentals of International Arbitration

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

For the second consecutive year, Miami Law will host a one-week intensive course on Fundamentals of International Arbitration. This specialized program is for lawyers and law students who are interested in international business...

Professor Osamudia James Wins Prestigious 2014 Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Professor Osamudia James was named a co-recipient of the 2014 Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award. Awarded annually by the American Association of Law Schools Minority Groups Section, the Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award recognizes a junior...

Fast and Furiously Pursuing Her Passions: Tamara Rice Lave Is a Professor in the Fast Lane

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Everything about Tamara (rhymes with CAMERA) Rice Lave is fast—when she is excited about a subject, the words come flying out like a swarm of bees on Red Bull; she is fleet of feet, having represented the U.S. in the marathon at the...

PREP Presents Legal Ethics, Social Media & Technology to South Miami Kendall Bar Association

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Miami Law students from the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP)—Jacqueline Frisch, Gina Rhodes, and Danielle Singer—recently presented a CLE training to the South Miami Kendall Bar Association (SMKBA). Under...

Professor Elliott Manning Pays It Forward By Supporting Student Scholarships

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

When Elliott Manning left his home in Atlanta, Georgia, to start his freshman year at Columbia College in New York City in 1951, he received a Ford Foundation scholarship to help cover the $640 annual tuition. With the help of financial...