October, 2016

Alumni Entrepreneurs Turn Perfect LSAT Score into Business and Help Others

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Brandon Cohen, JD ‘12, got a perfect 180 on the LSAT. Not many people can achieve that, no matter how hard they study. His wife, Melissa Cohen, JD ‘12, has always enjoyed doing logic games, an essential component of the LSAT. As they both also...

2L Carli Raben Receives Aqua Foundation for Women Scholarship

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Miami Public Interest Scholar and karaoke aficionado Carli Raben was recently awarded the Aqua Foundation for Women Scholarship, which identifies emerging leaders in the LGBT community and helps them develop and grow through their scholarship...

PREP Celebrates 20th Anniversary Discussing Legal Ethics + Social Media with Alumni

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Vincent Calarco, Luisa Andonie, Haley Moss, Dean Patricia White, Elizabeth Gil, Justin Boyd, Jan L. Jacobowitz

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program recently kicked off its 2016-2017 CLE ethics...

Student Orgs Sponsor Panel Discussion on Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Miami Law’s American Civil Liberties Union, Democratic Law Student Association, and Health Law Association recently hosted a panel of high-profile attorneys who discussed a petition which would see the legalization of marijuana for...

William Sklar: Real Estate Industry Leader and Trailblazer in Boyer Institute and Graduate Law Program

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Bill Sklar has been a visitor to the University of Miami campus for each and every one of the last 41 years. Sklar arrived at UM’s School of Business in 1975, earning a B.B.A. magna cum laude in 1977. Then he enrolled at Miami Law earning his J.D...

Real Property LL.M. Grad is In-House Counsel on Major Commercial Joint Venture in Colombia

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Marcela Camargo had been working in real estate law for more than ten years when her employer offered her the opportunity she had dreamed of for years - a post-graduate LL.M. degree.

Marcela Camargo, LL.M...

The Road to $4 Million: Health Rights Clinic Secures Life-Saving Benefits

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

When Celiana Acilien and her seven-year-old son Lovedhin Seide risked death at sea traveling to the United States, they didn’t know what to expect, but they knew what they were fleeing.  The mother and son were leaving their homeland of...

Miami Law Launches Civil Rights Practicum

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Professor Donald Jones has recently inaugurated a Civil Rights Practicum at Miami Law - a first at the school. Externship opportunities within the practicum, which began in August, 2016, provide a unique experiential learning platform in which...

Professor Susan Haack Awarded Prestigious Ulysses Medal

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Staunch defender of the ability of science to advance the pursuit of human knowledge and inquiry, Professor Susan Haack has been awarded the Ulysses medal by University College Dublin.