June, 2018

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Public Interest Leadership Board (PILB) recently wrapped up an incredibly active year filled with initiatives that increased opportunities for public interest engagement on campus and in the community. PILB’s core initiatives are based out of...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Closing out her first year at Miami Law, Associate Professor Kathleen Claussen has landed on three continents in the space of a few weeks.  

Associate Professor Kathleen Claussen...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Third-year law student Nazli Doga Meric is spending the summer at the Legal Services of Greater Miami working on Special Education matters as well as the Disaster Legal Assistance Project, which helps neighborhoods with damage from Hurricane Irma...

May, 2018

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

William P. VanderWyden III lives a blessed life. He has passion: in his shepherding of Miami Law students as assistant dean of professionalism, in his work in his church, with his family, in his travels, in music, and in engaging in political...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

“Absolutely loving the trip so far!” writes rising 3L Nicholas Andonie.

Andonie is writing from Hanoi, Vietnam, where he is on a month-long program that commingles science and law: Water Resources Policy: China and Vietnam....

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law settled a lawsuit earlier this month with the state and the federal government to reopen applications for disaster food relief following a fall 2017 hurricane. The agreement will...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Immigration Clinic is lead counsel in a class action lawsuit on behalf of 92 men and women on a botched and abusive deportation flight to Somali.

Immigration Clinic students Valori Corral-Nava and...

April, 2018

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Brazilian judge whose office spearheaded a massive corruption and bribery investigation said that his country’s legal system and democracy are stronger as a result.

Judge Sérgio Moro...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

James W. Nickel, renowned Professor of Philosophy and Human Rights, spoke at the 6th Annual Louis Henkin Human Rights Lecture. His talk, titled “What Future Human Rights?” was half review and assessment, half “fortune teller” predictions for the...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Accomplished sports industry Senior Partner Attorneys Charles Baker and Irwin Raij worked with students in the hypothetical purchase of a baseball team as part of Professor Peter Carfagna’s experiential learning short course, “Purchase and Sale...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Arizona Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick gave a lecture arguing in favor of increased judicial activism in the United States as a guest of the Miami Law's student organization, the Federalist Society.

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March, 2018

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students Maria C. Rodriguez, Danielle Befeler, and Riva Ryan spent their spring break in New York advocating for rural women by participating in the United Nations 62nd Commission on the Status of Women....

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A pair of Miami Law alumni were part of the team which took first place in last month’s ABA JusticeHack Miami 2.0, a legal hackathon aimed at developing technology-based solutions to address tension points between law enforcement and communities...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

If you met Thais De La Cuba, J.D. ’15, at the genesis of her law school career, it is unlikely she would see herself where she is today - beginning her third year of a successful practice in immigration law with the Legal Aid Service of Broward...

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Joy Purcell, J.D. ’08, and her husband Kevin Roach, J.D. ’08, have many things in common. Both found their legal calling while earning their degrees at Miami Law. Now, both attorneys work for the federal government and are committed to making a...

February, 2018

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Miami Law’s Charles C. Papy Moot Court team of Dan Halperin, 3L J.D./M.B.A., Adam Stolz, 3L, and Luis Reyes, 3L, won first place at the regional 11th Circuit Bankruptcy competition for the 2018 Cristol, Kahn, Paskay Cup.  Halperin was also...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Accomplished sports industry attorneys Charles Baker and Irwin Raij helped to co-teach and participate with students in the hypothetical purchase of a baseball team in Professor Peter Carfagna’s short course, “Negotiating and Drafting Sports...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

One came bearing the message of who can carry and what they can carry; the other came with an interpretation of the founding framers’ words and witness to a culture that vilifies those with whom it doesn’t agree in a debate at the University of...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In the fashion industry, attention to the ebb and flow of hemlines and seasonal color palettes is far outpaced by rigorous attention to intellectual property protections and legal actions against counterfeiting actors internationally, Danielle...

January, 2018

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Thanks to a generous grant from the Mysun Charitable Foundation, Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic recently hired Daniela Tagtachian as its inaugural Mysun Foundation Fellow. 

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The 26-year-old law student and Miami Scholar is the kind of person who embraces all opportunity. When she was a student at Suncoast High School – top ranked by USN&WR – she captained the cheerleading squad, argued for the debate team, and...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Miami Law alumna, Niya Fonville, JD ’08, practices law with infectious positivity and a commitment to serving others in her home state of North Carolina. It takes only a few minutes speaking with her to feel her enthusiasm for providing access to...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program develops interactive continuing legal education ethics trainings that are designed to facilitate discussion with practicing attorneys about cutting-edge ethical issues. Recently, PREP...