March, 2017

Investor Rights Clinic Advocates for Elderly Investors on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Investor Rights Clinic Fellow and 2L O. Jean Strickland recently had the unique opportunity to represent investors – not in arbitration or court – but before Congressional staffers on Capitol Hill.  Strickland joined the IRC’s Director,...

Real Estate Development and Social Impact Discussed at Future of Miami

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Miami Law recently hosted a panel discussion about the future of the City featuring Stephen Owens, former President of Swire Properties in the U.S., and Manny Diaz, JD ’80, former mayor of Miami. The event “Miami 2040” was co-sponsored by the...

Tenants’ Rights Clinic Changes Career Trajectory of Recent Alumnus Guerby Noel

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

One law school course can alter your career trajectory. Just ask Guerby Noel, JD ’14.

Guerby Noel, JD '14

When Noel entered Miami Law, he didn’t know he would dedicate his career to...

International Moot Team Qualifies for Round at Hague; Student Wins Best Oralist Award

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Miami Law’s International Moot Court team of Javier Roldan Cora, 2L, Alejandra Chinea, 2L, and Leticia Mora, 3L, placed third at the International Criminal Court Competition Regional Round, qualifying for the International Round in The Hague,...

2nd Out of 48 at Prestigious Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot in NYC

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Miami Law moot court team of Daniel Halperin, 3L, Daniel Narciso, 2L, and Adam Stolz, 2L (who also served as the brief writer) were runners-up in the 25th annual Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition - one of the largest and...

Maritime Law LL.M. Launched at Port of Miami

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises hosted the University of Miami Law School on their ship Enchantment of the Seas for a panel discussion, "Law at Sea: Future Issues in Maritime Law," to celebrate the launch of Miami Law’s Master of Laws program in Maritime...

Students Part of 1st Place Win at ABA JusticeHack Miami

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Teams of community, legal, law enforcement, criminal justice and technology stakeholders came together recently for the American Bar Association’s JusticeHack Miami including seven students from Miami Law.


Right to Own Property a Basic Human Right, Argues International Law Expert at Henkin Lecture

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The struggle to protect the human right to property is highlighted in the age of Trump, China’s President Xi, and Russia’s Putin said José Enrique Alvarez at Miami Law's annual Henkin Lecture on Human Rights. Those on the political left and right...

University of Miami Law Review Volume 72 Editorial Board Announced

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The Editorial Board of Volume 72 of the University of Miami Law Review has been posted. Candidates were invited onto the Law Review because they either placed in the top 6.5% of their class or because they placed in the top 33 of their...

Moot Team Wins Best Brief at ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Members of Miami Law's Moot Court teams

Two Miami Law moot court teams recently competed in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Brooklyn, NY. One team, consisting of Ian Campa, 2L,...

Double Win for Ukrainian LLM Student - Best  Moot Oralist + International Arbitration Scholarship

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Second-best team award

Part 1 of 2 Stories Volodymyr Ponomarov, a 2017 White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. candidate, recently won best oralist – and a $1,000 cash prize – at the Florida Bar International...

Black Lives Matter Course Discusses Causes of Racism

Monday, March 06, 2017

The University of Miami School of Law’s first interdisciplinary course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement will be open to all students and faculty March 9 when Alicia Garza, one of the founding members of BLM, will come to campus and talk...