October, 2017

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PREP Kicks off Semester in Broward at the Bankruptcy Court

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Every year, Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits with the Bankruptcy Bar Association in both Broward County and Miami-Dade County to present customized CLE ethics trainings that explore unique, bankruptcy-related...

Health Rights Clinic Challenges State over Post-Irma Food Voucher Debacle

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thomas Voracek, a second-year law student, was among the Health Rights Clinic students reaching out to their clients to make sure they knew about the Florida's post-hurricane relief in the form of food stamp distribution. To save time, he pre-...

Legal Blog Brainchild of Professor Michael Froomkin Reveres Those Who ‘Jot Well’

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Professor A. Michael Froomkin started JOTWELL, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), as a way to identify and promote new and engaging legal scholarship. Hundreds of lawyers contribute content, including three Miami Law professors who are section...

Miami Law Pays Tribute to Faculty Scholarship

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Miami Law will host its second annual Faculty Scholarship reception on Thursday, October 26. Organized by Vice Dean Osamudia James, the event recognizes the scholarly achievements and publications of a number of law professors....

In Memoriam:  Miami Law Mourns the Passing of Professor Fred McChesney, J.D. ’78

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Fred S. McChesney, a leader in applying economics to the study of law, and the holder of the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics at the University of Miami School of Law, died Thursday morning in Maryland after battling a...

3L Examines Digital Surveillance & Privacy - Wins ABA Writing Award

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Born in Cuba, brought up in Miami, Olivia Castillo, is instinctively curious.

Olivia Castillo, 3L

An early interest in the detective novels of Jeffrey Deaver, with titles like...

Former NFL Exec Advises Students w/Interest in Sports Law on Tackling Contract Negotiation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Former NFL executive Jeffrey Diamond shared insights from the field of sports law with Miami Law students on October 12. Diamond has become active in speaking to law and MBA students across the United States since his recent retirement from the...

LL.M. in International Arbitration Opens Doors for Graduates to Next Chapter of Careers

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Students are drawn to Miami Law’s White & Case LL.M. in International Arbitration not only because it is taught by the top arbitrators in the world and offers intern and externships at the most prestigious firms, but graduates of...

Mentorship to LL.M. Student Results in Article in Prestigious International Journal

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A unique feature of Miami Law's LL.M. programs is the select program size and the mentoring students receive from faculty. Juan Pablo Moyano Garcia, who received his LL.M. in International Law (U.S. and Transnational for Foreign-Trained Lawyers)...

Icelandic LL.M. Student Receives Prestigious Cobb Fellowship

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Thanks to the generosity of Charles E. Cobb, former Ambassador to Iceland, and his wife, Sue Cobb, J.D. ’78, former Ambassador to Jamaica, Gunnlaugur Geirsson traveled over 3,600 miles to pursue his LL.M. in International Law degree at Miami Law...

30 Years in Public Service Keeps Alumnus Passionate About Career

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

When a lawyer is committed to advocating for others who are marginalized in our legal system, it often leads to a lifelong career of public service. Allen Popper, JD ’85, is a public defender who has served The Legal Aid Society in New York...

Miami Law LL.M. Alumnus Named European Union's Ambassador to Russia

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Markus Ederer of the German Foreign Ministry has been appointed the European Union’s new ambassador to Russia, the European External Action Service (EEAS) said on Tuesday.

Markus Ederer of the German Foreign Ministry has been...

Miami Law's Christina Frohock Discusses the Complexity of the Guantanamo Bay Facility in Cuba

Thursday, October 12, 2017

From a simple lease agreement signed in 1903, the United States presence in Guantanamo, Cuba, grew complicated once Fidel Castro took power in 1959. The oldest American overseas military base, the nature and role of “Mayberry with a Caribbean...

Miami Law’s Rebecca Sharpless and David Abraham Discuss Changes and Policies Regarding Immigration in the Caribbean

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes—both in blocking entry to the United States...