March, 2018

Human Rights Clinic Students Advocate for Rural Women's Right to Food at UN

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....

Alumni Win 1st Place at Legal Hackathon with VR Police/Civilian Interaction

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...

Immigration Law - Alumna Continues Passion at Legal Aid of Broward County

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...

Brittany Thomas Crusades for Justice for the Underserved in the Bronx

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

In high school, 3L Brittany Thomas thought she had it all figured out. She loved singing and dancing in school productions—she played Tina Turner in The Wedding Singer—and thought she had found her passion.

Then her father was arrested...

Couple Continues Public Interest Work in Civil Rights & Environment

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...

3L Heads to Fellowship at Chicago Environmental Law and Policy Center

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Kiana Courtney pretty much always knew she wanted to help people and communities. As though it was in her DNA, the HOPE Fellow and Environmental Justice Clinic Fellow's parents were always involved in the city where they lived....

Miami School of Law Alumnae Lead the Way

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Women were lawyers before they could vote. University of Miami graduates set the bar high and excel in their field. University of Miami School of Law alumna Dorian Denburg, J.D. ’82, Assistant Vice President - Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T...

Miami Law Grants LL.M. Scholarships to Universidad Externado de Colombia Graduates

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The University of Miami, School of Law (Miami Law) and the Externado de Colombia signed an agreement under which the first awards Externado Law graduates a USD 15,000 scholarship to pursue LL.M studies in Miami.

Joe Biden and Professor Carrie Bettinger-Lopez Call for a Change in Culture

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

As part of the “It’s On Us” initiative, the former vice president urged the UM community to help combat sexual violence against women.

Over a long distinguished political career that began in 1970 with a seat on the New Castle County Council...

Miami Law Student Helps Develop Blockchain App

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A student in Miami Law’s international arbitration program introduced the first blockchain application specifically designed to improve the processes of international conflict resolution at a UM-organized conference in Brazil last week.

Dean White Speaks on the Future of Hispanics in Law

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

An American Bar Foundation project focusing on the future of Latinos in the United States offers a presentation in Miami looking at past struggles and some solutions for Latinos in law.