December, 2018

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Bangalore Lawyer is 7th Miami Law/Young ICCA Full-Tuition Scholar

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Arundathi Venkataraman, a lawyer from Bangalore, India, was named the 2018-2019 Young ICCA Full-Tuition Scholarship winner.

“Learning that Miami Law and Young ICCA had considered my application worthy enough to invest in me was humbling...

L’Oréal Paris Honors Holly Jacobs as Activist for Cyber Civil Rights

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Adjunct professor Holly Jacobs’ life was turned upside down when nude photographs of herself she shared privately with someone she was in a relationship with surfaced on the internet in 2011 without her consent and exposing her identity....

Third Year Student Candelario Saldana Recognized as CLEO Edge Honoree

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

As Miami Scholar Candelario Saldana looked out over the packed ballroom of elegant attendees at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., last month, he knew there were others like him but not nearly as lucky.

The third-year law student was...

Art Law Expert Prof. Urice in NY Times: U.S. Should Not Assist Italy in Forfeiting Rare Bronze Statue

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Miami Law's resident art and antiquities expert Stephen Urice argues in an op-ed in The New York Times that, contrary to many cases of less-than-thorough due diligence establishing provenance on the part of museums, the Getty Bronze is an...

Litigation Skills Program Awards Scholarships to Top Students

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Miami Law's Litigation Skills Program recently awarded five scholarships to top students who distinguished themselves through their hard work and talent.

From left to right: Katrina Flores, Eleni...

LL.M. Student Hails from Ethiopia, Awarded White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Mengesha Wossen teaches law in Ethiopia.

The White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholar was born and grew up in Woldia, in the Amhara Regional State. He attended one of his country’s most prestigious law schools, Haramaya University,...

‘18 Graduate Wins Prestigious Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Recent Miami Law graduate Nicole Chipi won the 2018 Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing for her paper, “Eat Your Vitamins and Say Your Prayers: Bollea v. Gawker, Revenge Litigation Funding, and the Fate of the Fourth Estate.” Chipi is the...

In Pending Supreme Court Case Student Meets with Solicitor General’s Office

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Sanya Dhermy, an Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law J.D./LL.M. joint degree student, and Miami Law professor and Director of the Larry Hoffman/Greenberg Traurig Startup Practicum Daniel Ravicher traveled to Washington D.C. last month to...

Legal Practice Management Platform Clio Supports HOPE Fellows

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Clio - a cloud-based legal practice management platform designed to increase efficiency in law firms - partnered with the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center to fund summer public interest fellowships for three law students this past summer...

FDI Moot 2019 Global Finals – Miami Law to Host Prestigious Event

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

In November 2019 The University of Miami School of Law will host the prestigious Global Rounds of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Moot – a competition initiated in 2006 by the Center for International Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria....

Human Rights Clinic Address Officer-Perpetrated Gender Violence before European Court of Human Rights

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

On April 26, 2018, David Brame, then police chief of Tacoma, Washington, shot his wife in the head and then fatally shot himself in a mall parking lot. Crystal Brame died a week later. The couple had been going through a divorce, and the day...

Longstanding Legacy and Tradition Surround J.D. '71 Harold Long, Jr.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

t was 1964 and Harold (Hal) Long, Jr., Esq., A.B. '68, J.D. '71, knew the next step in his journey would be college, and it was clear where he wanted to begin. “It was the logical choice,” said Long. “It was the only school I applied to, and I...