September, 2016

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Alumni Receive Awards at Miami-Dade Judicial Reception

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Burt de Armas, Hon. Carroll J. Kelly, JD ’89, Dwight Hill, Anna Marie Hernandez, JD ’01, Joshua B. Spector, JD ’02,President Law Alumni Association, Ervin A. Gonzalez,JD ’85, Jason P. Kairalla, JD ’02, Vice President of Activities, Law...

Intensive Legal English Program Provides Bridge to LL.M. for International Students

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Galicia, Spain native Lorena Senra is pursuing her LL.M. degree in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, thanks to the new LL.M. with Intensive Legal English Program at Miami Law.

LL.M. student Lorena Senra...

Moot en Español - Students Head to Uruguay International Arbitration Competition

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

For Miami International Arbitration J.D./LL.M. student Frank Carrasco, fear is not spoken in Spanish.

The Dean's Merit Scholar, president of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and managing editor of the Inter-American Law Review, says...

Legal Aspects of TV Production/Doing Business with Latin America: Q & A with Professor Hernán Pantaleón

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Hernán Pantaleón is an alumnus (LL.M. ’93 in International Comparative Law) and a visiting professor who teaches the “Legal Aspects of TV Production in Latin America” in the Entertainment, Sports and Arts LL.M. program  and “Doing...

Children & Youth Law Clinic Victories Exemplify Foster Youth Advocacy

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

As it prepares for its 20th anniversary, the Children & Youth Law Clinic is celebrating a string of victories for foster children in Florida. The wins establish rights and benefits for youth in cases involving developmental disabilities...

Reception Honors Faculty Scholarship

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Miami Law hosted a Faculty Scholarship Reception in the Alma Jennings Student Lounge last week to acknowledge the scholarly achievements and publications of a number of law professors.

Professor Thomas...

Miami Law International LL.M. Student is a Filmmaker with a Dream Act

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

When Bryan Thompson was a teenager, he befriended an undocumented Mexican immigrant. Maria was the sister-in-law of a family friend and Thompson found her intriguing.  

"She was the first person I met who couldn’t speak English,"...

Miami Law Professors Urge Congress to Reject TPP and other Trade Agreements

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Two University of Miami Law professors appear as signatories of a candid essay urging members of the United States Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other international trade agreements.

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2L Advocates for Justice and Receives Carlton Fields HOPE Fellow Scholarship

Monday, September 12, 2016

Second-year law student Chauncey Dean has been awarded the Carlton Fields HOPE Fellow Scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded to a rising second-year law student based on the student's dedication to public service. Carlton Fields is a...

Q & A on Concentrations with Vice Dean Osamudia James

Monday, September 12, 2016

Osamudia James, vice dean and professor of law, writes and teaches in the areas of Education Law, Race and the Law, Administrative Law, and Torts.

Professor Osamudia James

What are...

International Arbitration LL.M. Summer Interns Step In and Contribute on Day One

Monday, September 12, 2016

Students of Miami Law’s White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program put their knowledge of international commercial and investment arbitration to the test this summer, as they embarked on various internships in the international...

HOPE Fellow Aids Youth at Dream Internship in New York City

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Third-year student Amanda Powell wanted to know that she was making a real difference as a HOPE Fellow. Frustrated by the failure of representation to address underlying issues, Powell sought to do an internship at an agency where she could be a...