July, 2014

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Former and Current Miami Scholars Work Side by Side at The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

This summer, Miami Law students are advocating for change in our nation’s capital at The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability. Rising 2L and Miami Scholar Alexandra Rothman is interning at The Arc, a non-profit...

PREP Receives Thanks from Miami-Dade Public Defender Carlos Martinez

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Alexis Alvarez, Alexandra Friz, Christina Margolles, & Samuel Bookhardt

Once again this year, the Professional Responsibilities & Ethics Program (“PREP”) presented a CLE ethics training to the Miami-Dade...

Betsy Havens, JD ’11 and Miami Scholar, Continues Her Dedication to Healthcare Reform

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Armed with a Miami Law degree and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina, Betsy Haven continues in her mission to reform healthcare in the United States. Currently working as a staff attorney at Disability Rights...

Miami Law Students Study Water Resources in Vietnam and China in Summer Course

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lake Dianchi with UM and Yunnan University students

Three students from Miami Law - Solomon Schoonover, Cameron Green, and Elyssa Luke - along with students from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science,...

Student Presents Access to Justice –“A2J”- Project at Harvard Law School On Behalf of Health Rights Clinic

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Born in Miami, Florida to parents of Cuban-Argentine origin, William Mueller knew that if he was going to go to law school, it was going to be at Miami Law. Mueller attended Carnegie Mellon for college and received a B.A. in Professional Writing...

Students Expand Legal Ethics Presentations in South Florida with Visits to JAMS and the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Paige Rivkind, Mike Kranzler, Gina Rhodes

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) provides a forum for students to interact with attorneys regarding the ethical challenges that confront...

Miami Scholar Kelly Cox Continues Her Passion for Environmental Law at Department of Transportation

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Avid environmentalist and Miami Scholar Kelly Cox, did not anticipate that her passion for this field would lead her to the Department of Transportation for a summer externship.

“Environmental law seeps into every area of...

United States Senate Confirms Miami Law Alumna Beth Bloom to U.S. District Court

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

When Beth Bloom graduated from Miami Law cum laude in 1988, she had already amassed an impressive array of awards: the Roger Sorino Award as the Outstanding Law School Graduate; Moot Court Board Hall of Fame; Who's Who in American Law Schools;...

Doctor Dedicated to Principled Service Gives Generous Gift to Support Miami Public Interest Scholar

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Berton Forman

Berton Forman, with a 21-year career as an anesthesiologist behind him, was reviewing hospital records for an insurance company for his company, Rockville Recovery Associates Ltd. in 2010. What he discovered was...

Rising 3L Steven Vitale Spends Summer Interning at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Ever since being selected as a HOPE Fellow at Miami Law, Steven Vitale has been able to actively apply his passion for public service and pro bono work in the public sector. This summer, Vitale accepted an offer with the National...

Student Brian Vaca Applies First-Hand Knowledge at Internship at Americans for Immigrant Justice

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Brian Vaca is spending the summer as an intern at Americans for Immigration Justice and has been assisting immigration maverick and Miami Law adjunct professor Ira Kurzban on a pro bono case, as part of the HOPE Summer Public...

From Classroom to Newsroom: Rising 2L Kayleigh McEnany Appears on TV as Guest Political Commentator

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

At the end of a rigorous school day when most law students are fervently closing their casebooks, springing into bed, and turning on their televisions to catch up on the day’s news, the last person they expect to see looking at them...

Miami Law Moot Court Team Named 2014 State Champions with Win at Robert Orseck Memorial Competition

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Leah Aaronson and Daniel Ferrante at the Robert Orseck Moot Court Competition 

The Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court team of rising 3Ls Leah Aaronson and Daniel Ferrante won the 2014 Robert Orseck Moot Court...

Health Rights Clinic Wins 10K in Social Security Disability Back Pay On Behalf of Veteran

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Hosea Smith had been a Miami-Dade bus driver for over 20 years when he was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in February of 2009. In January of 2013, shortly after undergoing his second round of chemotherapy, the 55-year-old applied for...

SALT Great Teacher Award Winner

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Congratulations to Professor Martha Mahoney who has been recognized by the Society of American Law Teachers.