August, 2015

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Hispanic Law Student Association Wins Top National Honor

Friday, August 28, 2015

Members of the Executive Board:  Matthew Agramonte, Brian Vaca, Kevin Correa, Edward Proenza, Bertila Fernandez, and Daniel Hentschel.

The Hispanic National Bar Association, the not-for-profit, nonpartisan, national...

Children & Youth Law Clinic Wins Appeal – Brothers with Disabilities Benefit

Friday, August 28, 2015

Danielle Verley  (in blue) speaking with other counsel.

Interns in the Children & Youth Law Clinic  obtained trial and appellate court rulings   that will allow two brothers with disabilities to remain in a...

Miami Law Alumni and Professor Honored by Daily Business Review

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Daily Business Review will be honoring 20 South Florida women who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession, including nine Miami Law alumni and Miami Law Professor Mary Anne Franks,  at a recognition luncheon on October 14....

Professor David Abraham Receives Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Professor David Abraham is on fire. 

Not only was Abraham’s book chapter, "Law and Migration: Many Constants, Few Changes" in Migration Theory: Talking Across Disciplines, unanimously selected by the book chapter award...

PREP Students Graduate and Present One Last Social Media and Technology Ethics CLE

Thursday, August 20, 2015

PREP Fellows Jennifer Felipe and Gina Villar graduated on May 9th and shortly afterwards conducted a CLE ethics training at the Key Biscayne Bar Association (KBBA), despite the presentation being sandwiched between graduation festivities and bar...

17th Annual HOPE Day of Service Gives Back to the Community

Thursday, August 20, 2015

This year’s HOPE Day of Service, which took place on Thursday, August 13th , was an opportunity for students entering the Miami Law community to give something of themselves before they give everything they have to their casebooks.

The...

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative Joins Miami Law

Thursday, August 20, 2015

 Holly Jacobs and Professor Mary Anne Franks

For years, Dr. Holly Jacobs ran an organization out of the guest bedroom of her home. She started the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) in...

Miami Law Alumni Impact Disadvantaged Youths Through HANDY

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Evan Goldman, JD ’99, Ernst Pirre-Louis, and Suzanne Driscoll, JD '89 Full Size Photo

Evan J. Goldman thought he would stay inside the Washington D.C. Beltway for his entire career. The West Palm Beach native had...

HOPE Summer Public Interest Fellowship: Rising 2L Works in the Department of Homeland Security

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Rising 2L Vincent Calarco understands the power of the law. Prior to beginning his education at Miami Law, Calarco worked as a Social Security Disability Paralegal at a law firm in New York. His work, building files to present to Social Security...

Miami Law Alumnus George F. Knox Appointed to The Florida Bar Foundation Board

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Miami Law alumnus and retired attorney George F. Knox has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice...

University of Miami Law Review Volume 70 Editorial Board Announced

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The Editorial Board of Volume 70 of the University of Miami Law Review has been posted. Candidates were invited onto UMLR because they either placed in the top 10% of their class, or because they placed in the top 50% of their class or section...

Miami Law Alumnus Appointed as Vice Commandant for the U.S. Coast Guard

Monday, August 31, 2015

Vice Admiral Charles Michel assumed the duties as the 30th Vice Commandant on August 6, 2015.