November, 2015

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LawWithoutWalls Receives Innovative Curriculum Award from International Association of Law Schools

Monday, November 23, 2015

A paper about LawWithoutWalls by Professor Michele DeStefano, Founder and Director of LawWithoutWalls, has been chosen by the selection committee for The Faculty Innovative Curriculum Awards by the International Association of Law Schools. The...

Miami Law Student Stephanie Rosendorf (et al) Fights for Tenant and Homeowner Rights

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Stephanie Rosendorf loves a tussle, and she even made a sign reading I WANT TO BE A LAWYER in first grade.

Rosendorf, a Civil Rights Project Fellow with Miami Law's Center for Ethics & Public Service, was part of the team...

Miami Law and Aspen Institute Host Forum on Art Law and Artist-Endowed Foundations at The Museum of Modern Art, NY

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Miami Law, in conjunction with the Aspen Institute’s Artist-Endowed Foundations Initiative (“AEFI”), recently held the 2015 Artist-Endowed Foundation Leadership Forum, hosted by The Museum of Modern Art in New York. The Forum was sponsored by The...

Sitting Down with White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm International Arbitration Scholar Kajsa Larsberger Holting

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Swedish student Kajsa Larsberger Holting came to the University of Miami School of Law because she wanted to learn more about international arbitration through an LL.M degree in International Arbitration.

For the past seven years...

Former Miami Scholar Kevin Probst, JD '07, Still Committed to Public Interest Law at Legal Services of Greater Miami

Thursday, November 19, 2015

There are some lawyers who are consumed by righting the wrongs a client has experienced. They work tirelessly to channel their frustration about systemic flaws into advocacy to improve a client’s situation.

Miami Law alumnus Kevin...

Law School Building Named in Honor of Laurie Silvers, JD ’77, and Husband Mitchell Rubenstein

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered at the School of Law last week to dedicate the Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Hall.  The E building, which houses some of the law school’s award-winning clinics, was renamed in...

3Ls Robert Rowe and Samuel Bookhardt Win the John T. Gaubatz Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

After a long and difficult competition, 3Ls Robert Rowe and Samuel Bookhardt IV took home first place at the John T. Gaubatz moot court competition, the main moot court contest at Miami Law used to select the top twenty-five advocates for the...

Army Captain Commands Future at Miami Law

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Jason Scott Duey obsessed about soldiers as a kid in Miami Lakes. He and his friends played battle games. Duey had toy soldiers and built models of tanks and planes. He joined the military at 18.   "My grandfather and uncle were...

Husband and Wife Marine Corps Veterans Take on Law School

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Douglas and Lindsay Nelson Lehtinen are not your average law students. They have flown fighter jets from Al Asad Airbase in Iraq, taught at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and served our country as officers in the Marine Corps...

Students Get First-Hand Litigation Exposure Watching Adjunct Professor Prep for U.S. Supreme Court Argument

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

When Miami lawyer and Adjunct Professor Howard Srebnick stepped up to the podium on Thursday night in Miami Law’s courtroom, four of Miami’s finest attorneys took to the bench, along with a former Assistant to the Solicitor General, to...

New Report, Co-Authored by Professor Donna Coker, Examines Why Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence Don’t Call the Police

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

CORAL GABLES, FL (October 28, 2015) – A new report found that survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault face widespread and serious police discrimination when they seek protection from the criminal justice system.

The report,...

National Security & Armed Conflict Symposium to Address Domestic Terrorism

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Miami Law is holding the 2015-2016 National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review Symposium on Friday, Nov. 20, from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. The symposium is titled "The Rise of Leaderless Resistance: The Changing Nature of Domestic Terrorism in the...

Miami Law Alumna Is a Force Fighting Discrimination in Washington D.C.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Mindy Reinstein, JD ’08, is a natural leader who has long sought to pursue a career in public service.  In her current position as the Anti-Defamation League’s Associate Director of Government & National Affairs, Reinstein represents the...

Miami Law Alumnus Horacio Gutierrez Named General Counsel of Microsoft

Monday, November 09, 2015

Horacio Gutierrez, JD '98, was recently named the new General Counsel of Microsoft.