August, 2018

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Prestigious Law Schools in Italy and Spain Added to Miami Law’s International Exchange Options

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Miami Law has partnered with the University of Florence in Florence, Italy and with Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid, Spain to create two new international semester exchange programs.

Sandra Abraham,...

Miami Law Students Participate in HOPE Day of Service to Help the Community

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

For the 19th consecutive year, incoming Miami Law students spent their first day of law school orientation giving back to the local community through HOPE Day of Service, organized by Miami Law’s HOPE Public Resource Center. Over 375 1Ls and...

Miami Law Holds its Inaugural Legal Impact Hack for First-Year Students

Friday, August 17, 2018

As a high school history teacher, Kristen Calzadilla became passionate about human rights issues, especially those in the area of forced labor in global supply chains. 

“Teaching so many students who are one day going to comprise...

Celeste Higgins, J.D. ’90, Returns as a Lecturer and Associate Director of Litigation Skills Program

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Celeste Higgins, J.D. ’90, a double Cane, knew at the age of 13 that she wanted to be a trial attorney. “I was studying the Declaration of Independence and the writings of Thomas Jefferson, Voltaire, Hobbs, John Locke, and...

Onto Legal Jobs, Recent Grads Developed as Legal Professionals via PREP

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Recent graduates Joshua Mandel, Blaine Remmick, and Yasbel Perez were nicknamed the "2017-2018 PREP Dream Team" presenting alongside alumni to the Bankruptcy Bar Association in Miami-Dade and Broward as well as at the Alumni Judicial Reception in...

Miami Law Awarded Time's Up Grant with Three Local Community Organizations

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic along with a coalition of three other South Florida-based community organizations announces grant award from the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund.   

The Clinic, WeCount!,...

Human Rights Clinic Augments Expertise with New Associate Director

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Tamar Ezer recently joined the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic as associate director, practitioner-in-residence, and lecturer in law. 

Tamar Ezer

Ezer comes to Miami from...

HOPE Fellow Works on Front Lines of Immigration at Texas-Mexico Border

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

This summer, HOPE Public Interest Resource Center granted HOPE Fellowships to 19 law students who are immersed in delivering services and promoting access to justice across the United States.  

Among this summer’s...

Miami Law Fares Well in Innovation, Career Rankings with Promotions to Partner

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

In recent ratings, the University of Miami School of Law garnered high rankings for its innovation and graduates promoted from associate to partner at law firms across the U.S. and locally.

Pre-Law Magazine ranked Miami Law as...

A New Debate on the Death Penalty: A Conversation with Professor Scott Sundby

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Scott Sundby, professor and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar at the University of Miami’s School of Law who teaches criminal law and procedure and is author of A Life and Death Decision: A Jury Weighs the Death Penalty, offers insights on the...