November, 2016

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Children and Youth Law Clinic Turns Twenty

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

In 1995, a 17-year-old undocumented Haitian was living alone on the streets of Miami. He was named Edou, before his parents abandoned him, but called himself Tyson. His only bright spark came from the midnight basketball league in a public park....

Students Present on Legal Ethics at Nat’l Telecommunications Cooperative Association

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

NTCA Director for Training & Development, Mark Marion,  Carlos Alvarez, Nicole Comparato, Jan L. Jacobowitz, Paige Comparato, Daniel Celaya, Joshua Seidermann, NTCA Vice President for Policy

Every semester, students...

Lawyers, Entrepreneurs on “How to Fund Your Business Without Breaking the Law”

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The University of Miami School of Law hosted a panel that dealt with the legal funding of entrepreneurial ventures as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016.

The panel was led by Daniel Ravicher, the director...

LL.M. Student Steps Towards Dream with Hands-On Practicum at NBC Universal Telemundo

Thursday, November 17, 2016

When Maria Jose Rivera strides into the NBC Universal Telemundo headquarters in Hialeah, Florida, as part of her practicum with Miami Law's Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law LL.M., she doesn't have to pinch herself. She is where she...

Professor Rebecca Sharpless Delivers Immigration Law “Cert Talk” on Jennings v. Rodriguez

Thursday, November 17, 2016

In Jennings v. Rodriguez, the United States Supreme Court will decide whether it is lawful for immigration authorities to detain immigrants for a prolonged period of time without a bond hearing to see if they qualify for bond. Immigration law...

Sports Law Expert and Agent Leigh Steinberg Shows Miami Law Students “The Money”

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

“If you can put yourself into the head and the heart of another person, and see the world the way they see it, you can craft win-win scenarios and navigate your way gracefully through life.” This is the “mission statement” of character Jerry...

High Ranking for Miami Law as Top Trial/Moot Team of Decade in Pre-Law and National Jurist Magazines

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

The University of Miami School of Law was ranked 14th best law school for moot court teams of the decade out of all 200 ABA-approved law schools in National Jurist Magazine's Winter 2017 "Best Schools for Moot Court" article and ...

Professor Bernard Oxman Lectures on the South China Sea Arbitration

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Professor Bernard Oxman, the Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law and globally recognized expert on the law of the sea, lectured on "The South China Sea Arbitration" on October 18. He is also the Faculty Chair of Miami Law...

Argentina Bound - International Arbitration Students Compete and Judge Investment Moot

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

When Nawazish Choudhury heads to The University of Buenos Aires this November with Miami Law’s International Moot Court Team for the Foreign Direct Investment Moot, he sees the travel as another opportunity to expand his horizons....

Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Judge “Tam” Wilson Awarded to First Recipient

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Retired Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Thomas “Tam” Strong Wilson did not cotton to inequality, especially toward African-Americans, according to his lifelong friend, Joe Lang Kershaw, Jr.

When Wilson, J.D. `71, died in 2015, he directed a...

Win in D.C. - Best Oralist and Runner-Up in Wechsler First Amendment Moot Competition

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Out of twenty-eight teams, 3Ls Elise Haverman and Erik Tarrash were named Best Oralist and Runner-Up Best Oralist, respectively, in the 23rd Annual Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. at American...

Miami Law Alumnus Named as White House Chief of Staff

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Reince Priebus, a Miami Law alumnus and chairman of the Republican National Committee, has been tapped to be White House chief of staff for President-elect Donald J. Trump.