November, 2014

PREP Explores Legal Ethics in the Diverse “Languages” of Immigration and Bankruptcy Law

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Sam Bookhardt, Tiffany Hendricks, Brittany Brooks and Jackson

Students from Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) recently visited Catholic Charities Legal Services and the Broward...

D.C. Semester in Practice Program Participants Share Their Experiences Working and Studying in the U.S. Capital

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Left to Right: Gregory Fontela, Shay Cohen, Nancy Shalhub, Kelly Balkin, Ken Kanzawa, and Jewell Reddick​

There are few opportunities that allow law students to live, work full time, and take a full law school semester in the...

Miami Law’s Health Care Rights Clinic Presents at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Grand Rounds

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Melissa Swain, Zachary Lipshultz and JoNel Newman

Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic was invited to present last week at Jackson Memorials’ “Grand Rounds” – the established important teaching tool and ritual of...

International Study Part 1: Students Study Law Globally Through Miami Law’s International Exchange Programs

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Jordan Samuels in China

Jordan Samuels spent his Spring 2014 semester at Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China as part of Miami Law’s International Exchange Programs. He chose China...

Whitney Kouvaris, JD '14, Reflects on Current Clerkship for Judge Barbara Lagoa and her Miami Law Experience

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Whitney Kouvaris attended Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts before attending Miami Law. Graduating magna cum laude in May of 2014 and admitted to the Florida Bar in September 2014, Kouvaris is now...

Figure Skating Dreams Dashed, First Martin Nash Scholar Turned to Figures for Solace

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Melanie Adelson and Michael A. Dribin, LL.M.’79 

Melanie Adelson wanted to be a figure skater when she was a girl; it seemed so graceful and glamorous. However, a bad landing in fourth grade broke both her wrist and her...

Miami Law and Southern Wine & Spirits Host Alcoholic Beverage Law Lecture

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

When the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed in 1919, it ushered in the era of Prohibition, a period when the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcohol was illegal. While it was the crowning jewel of the temperance...

Rights and Needs of the Incarcerated: Lecture by Former Dean and Professor of Law, Now Prison Chaplain

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Miami Law’s Catholic Law Students Association, in collaboration with the Miami Chapter of the Notre Dame Alumni Association, recently hosted a lecture by Reverend David Link, “Serving the Least, the Last, the Lost, and the Lonely,” on the...

Miami Law Co-Hosts Vulnerability & the Human Condition Initiative

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Miami Law, in conjunction with The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative at Emory University School of Law, is hosting a conference exploring universal and identitarian approaches to equality. The conference, "An Uncomfortable...

PREP Students Present CLE on Social Media Legal Ethics to the Miami-Dade Law Alumni Association

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Left to right Jackson Siegel, Jacqueline Frisch, Tiffany Hendricks, Jerome Jackson

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (“PREP”) provides a forum for students to interact with attorneys...

National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review Hosts Symposium on Legal Issues Impacting Veterans

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Active military and retired veterans face a wide array of legal, medical, and political issues created by their unique circumstances. This year’s symposium, hosted by the National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review, will highlight some...

Homecoming 2014 Brings Alumni and Classes '74, '84, '89, '94 & '04 Back to Campus

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Judge Stan Blake, Don Bailey, Jr., Todd Payne with Sebastian the Ibis at the Golf Tournament

In a four-day celebration full of fun, Miami Law's Homecoming Weekend was bestowed with perfect Miami fall temperatures and was...

Straddling Environmental Law and Her Great-Grandfather’s Footsteps: Natalie Harrison JD ‘14 and the Florida Supreme Court

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Natalie Harrison, J.D.’14, is a staff attorney for Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis, J.D.’72. For the next two years, she will spend her days drafting opinions and memoranda and attending oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court...