December, 2016

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Miami Law Mourns the Passing of Dean Emerita Mary Doyle

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Mary Doyle, Dean Emerita and Professor of Law Emerita, passed away peacefully this morning at her home in Milwaukee.  

“She was one of a kind,” said Dean Patricia White in an email to the law school community.  ...

Practical Experience is Hallmark of LL.M. Programs

Thursday, December 22, 2016

In 2016-17, students in our LL.M. Programs expanded their experiences with more hands-on learning, more practical instruction, and more on-the-job training. There were many LL.M. news stories, below are some of the highlights from 2016-17:...

Sports Law Classes with Peter Carfagna – Hands-on Experience for JD and LLM Students

Thursday, December 22, 2016

“Anyone who’s interested in pursuing a unique opportunity and there’s really no competition out there for what we’re able to offer here,” stated Peter Carfagna in a recent interview. As Director of the Sports Law Track in Miami Law’s LLM in...

In Memory of Law Roommate and Friend, ‘81 Alumnus Continues Annual Donation to Library

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

In 1980, a 24-year-old Miami Law student was struck and killed by a drunk driver, just days before the start of his 3L year.

Ken Sandri, Trudi Sandri and Bruce Blitman

Alan Gene...

Miami Law and Aspen Institute Host 2016 Artist-Endowed Foundation Forum in NYC

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Photo features members of the Law School, along with artist Emilia Kabakov and Charlie Bergman of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation.

The 2016 Artist-Endowed Foundation Leadership Forum, an annual invitational symposium for...

Students Present on Legal Ethics at Catholic Legal Services and Legal Services of Greater Miami

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Alessandria San Roman, Randolph McGrorty, Esq., CEO, Catholic Legal Services; Myriam Mezadieu, Catholic Charities COO; Melissa Scott, and Noelia Vaccaro

Every semester the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program...

Tax, Real Estate, Arbitration, and More: Commencement Marks New Chapter for Students

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

As the final 43 University of Miami School of Law 2016 graduates take the stage to receive their sheepskin, the line will include: 

JURIS DOCTOR/ MASTER OF LAWS IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

James East ...

Immigration Clinic Makes a Difference in the LGBTQI Community

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Around the world, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community face discrimination, persecution, and torture simply because of their identities or whom they love. In the last year, Miami Law’s Immigration...

Alumna at Spotify Rocks Her Joint Music & Entertainment Law Degrees

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Jamaica was awash in music. It filled the air; the sounds of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh were giving way to dancehall music. A young Jamaican girl, who ran like the wind, dreamed of Olympic gold.

Today, Candice Stephenson, JD ’...

ACLU and Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit - Students Draft Supporting Amicus Brief

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Sawyeh Esmaili, Catherine Kaiman, and Nicole Pecorella

Thanks to Catherine Kaiman, Practitioner-in-Residence and Supervising Attorney of the Environmental Justice Clinic, two law students, 3L Miami Scholar Sawyeh Esmaili and...

Miami Law Magazine Shines a Light on Alumni, Students and Faculty

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Check out the fall 2016 issue of Miami Law magazine to learn more about alumni who are standing tall at the intersection of law and business, faculty who are passionate about embracing identity, protecting the arts, or simplifying tax laws, and...

Miami Law Alumnus Named Interim Dean of the Texas Tech School of Law

Monday, December 05, 2016

Richard Rosen, the Glenn D. West Endowed Professor of Law and the director of the Center for Military Law and Policy, has been named the interim dean of the Texas Tech University School of Law.