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...

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Never take no for an answer. That’s the advice of author and retired judge Barbara Levenson, J.D. ‘81, during the Young Alumni Committee’s Table of 8 dinner.  

Retired Judge Barbara Levenson, J.D. '81...

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

This February, the Children & Youth Law Clinic joined with other child advocates to bring a federal suit against the Florida Department of Children & Families for its failure to maintain safe and appropriate living arrangements for foster...

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

In the aftermath of the February 14, 2018 school shooting that took place just 50 miles north of Miami Law, law students, many of whom graduated from MSD or have connections to the Parkland community, leaped in to action....

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Kathryn Della Fera, Wilfredo Fernandez & Ashley Gomez-Rodon

Teach for America is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequality through teaching and working with unwavering commitment from every sector...

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

“Persistence prevails when all else fails”

This is one of Diana Santa Maria’s, J.D. ‘84, favorite quotes. As a mother of two who started her own law practice with a nine-month old and another child on the way, Santa Maria certainly...

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Last summer, a group of students from Miami Law's Environmental Justice Clinic traveled to the predominantly African-American neighborhood of Dunbar on Florida’s west coast. There they met with residents concerned about toxins on a site in the...

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Diverse law students, attorneys, legal professionals, and faculty recently gathered in the Alma Jennings Student Lounge for OUTLaw’s Diversity in Law Panel. The panel was a conversation about intersectionality and obstacles – especially those...

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Daniella Salvatore and Gary McPherson are current students in Miami Law’s Robert Traurig/Greenberg Traurig Real Property Development LL.M. Program and participated in the Affordable Housing Practicum with Professor Shahrzad Emami. Both are J.D./...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Christopher Lomax, B.M. ’05, J.D. ’08, a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice and an associate with Jones Day, enlightened new graduates with a moving speech at the Annual Senior Mwambo Ceremony. Lomax is a proud two-time...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A cadre of 10 lecturers, half from the University of Miami, shared their particular research and insights at the Language and Democracy Symposiumon May 4, a full-day event co-sponsored by UM’s School of Law, Latin American Studies Program, and...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

As the University of Miami’s first JD/PhD in Environmental Science and Policy graduate student, Annie Brett entered uncharted territory when she began a joint degree at UM. However, as a natural explorer, Annie was confident about this new...