November, 2017

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Criminal Justice Practicum - Students Explore Harms Borne in Life Behind Bars

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

This spring in the new Criminal Justice Policy Reform Practicum, students can do a hands-on work with community or national organizations to address one of two aspects of criminal justice reform -- meeting victims’ needs or creating fair...

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discussion with YES Institute at Miami Law

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Miami Law student organizations keep the law school on the pulse of the latest societal topics through bringing timely speakers and discussions to campus. A recent such event, co-sponsored by OUTLaw and the Child Advocacy and Family Law Society,...

#BLM - Miami Law Hosts 2nd Interdisciplinary Black Lives Matter Course

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

As the debate over the Black Lives Matter movement raged across the country, Miami Law brought the discussion into the classroom last spring with “Race, Class, and Power: A University Course on Ferguson and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement.”...

Attorneys Come to UM to Stay Current on Issues in Class Action and Mass Tort Litigation

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Lawyers will be coming to campus on December 8, 2017 to participate in the 2nd Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum. This event offers a unique perspective for attorneys looking to understand the latest cutting-edge issues and topics...

Human Trafficking in the Caribbean - Student Org Raises Awareness with Discussion

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A panel discussion about human trafficking in the Caribbean was hosted by the Association of Caribbean Law Students in conjunction with the Children and Family Law Society on Thursday in Miami Law’s Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge....

Professor Jones on Race & Inner City at 2017 Miami Book Fair

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Racial profiling and police killings will be the focus Professor Donald Jones’s discussion at the 2017 Miami Book Fair International, in conjunction with his latest book, Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile.

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PREP Explores Immigration Law and Legal Ethics with AILA and Catholic Charities

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Every semester, the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits with legal service organizations in Miami to present customized CLE legal ethics trainings. In October, PREP’s director, Jan L. Jacobowitz, and PREP students visited both...

Miami Law Alumni Share  Memories and Lessons from their Legal Education

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Lauren Quattromani, Jeremy Ben-David & Benjamin Wolkov

Nestled among the art-covered walls of Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, a unique law firm resides. Founded in early 2016, AXS Law Group stands out from the traditional...

PREP  Presents Legal Ethics CLE on Artificial Intelligence, Bitcoin, and Medical Marijuana

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Zach Sonenblum; Jennifer Perez, CABA's co-chair for its CLE Ethics & Professionalism Committee; Brett Silverberg;Danny Celaya; Maria Camila Hernandez

Every year, Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics...

Visionary Alumnus on Real Estate Development & Downtown Amusement Park Venture

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

When Jeff Berkowitz attended Miami Law more than forty years ago, there was no Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig Real Property Development LL.M. Had there been, Berkowitz might have saved a few years of grief, he says. Instead, he opened a solo...

Immigration Clinic Halts Deportation of Parents of U.S. Children

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Clients with students Juanita Solis and Valori Corral-Nava

Students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic recently prevailed in immigration court, stopping the deportation of a Guatemalan couple that has lived in the United...

Federalist Society Hosts Cato Institute Speaker, Discusses Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Clark Neily

The Federalist Society at Miami Law hosted senior attorney Clark Neily for a discussion about criminal justice reform recently on the Law School campus.

Neily is currently the Vice President for Criminal...