November, 2018

How to Get a Job? Real Property LL.M. Alum Imparts Job Pursuit Advice to Students

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

 Austin Jones, LL.M. ’18 in Real Property Development returned to UM’s campus to share what he learned while going through a vigorous job search process over the past year. The talk was hosted by the Law School’s Career Development Office...

Lawyer AND Playwright - Alumnus Makes a Name for Himself on Broadway

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Christopher Demos-Brown, J.D. ’94, stands at the entrance of Shubert Alley at the heart of Broadway’s theatre district where two of the Great White Way’s most storied theatres – the Booth and the Shubert –  stand back-to-back.


With 100s of Downloads, Miami Law Podcast Ends Successful First Season

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Miami Law’s new podcast, the “Miami Law Explainer,” has just finished its first season with 15 episodes. Already featured in The National Jurist and The Miami Hurricane, this weekly podcast hosts Miami Law faculty and clinician experts who...

Faulty Evidence, Mistaken Identity – Innocence Clinic Fights Wrongful Conviction

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

In the early morning hours of September 26, 2018, Dustin Duty was shackled and transported to the Jacksonville courthouse to attend a new hearing he had waited years to attend. After years of desperation, isolation, and many days where he felt...

Professor Lonny Rose - A Lifetime of Litigation Skills

Monday, November 19, 2018

The clock is creeping near 9 a.m. in Superior, Colorado, a former mining town squatting midways between Boulder and Denver. MacKenzie, a 3-year-old Siberian Husky, and Monty (short for Mountain King), a 7-year-old Shetland Sheepdog, are getting...

Vanguard JD ‘69 - from Criminal Law to Cosmetics - Marilu Marshall on Career w/Estée Lauder

Monday, November 19, 2018

Before alumna Marilu Marshall spoke at the Dean’s Forum at Miami Law, the cosmetics executive sat down to talk about the arc of her life and career.

Like legions of lawyers of a certain generation, the J.D. ’69, was influenced to become...

NBC’s Chuck Todd Handicaps 2018 Midterms at Law Homecoming Breakfast

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

By 8 a.m. the Saturday before the elections, journalist Chuck Todd was locked and loaded for the 2018 midterms. 

Chuck Todd with Sebastian the Ibis

“It’s the eye of the...

Panel on Trends in S. FL Real Estate Enlightens LL.M. Students During Homecoming

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Two of Miami’s most recognized developers joined students, faculty, alumni, and advisory board members of the Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig LL.M. in Real Property Development for a panel discussion on the joy and heartache that is South...

Former Army Colonel & 2L Making the Most of Her Time at Miami Law

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

When Alice Kerr first met Dean Patricia D. White, it was as the bearer of bad news. Kerr was the program manager of a project on which the law school was embarking and Kerr’s department was shutting down mid-way and would not be the ones...

Professor Frances Hill Discusses the Florida Recount

Monday, November 19, 2018

While there are no infamous “hanging chads” from the 2000 presidential election to deal with, the midterm election recount in Florida for the U.S. Senate, governor, and agriculture commissioner races is still filled with plenty of drama, as...

Property Rights in Cuba? Professor David Abraham Weighs In

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Appearing at Miami’s Freedom Tower last week to deliver a speech on how the Trump administration will ramp up pressure on Latin America, National Security Advisor John Bolton confirmed that the White House is considering allowing Cuban Americans...

First Law School LGBTQ Alumni Event Honors Professor Marc Fajer

Monday, November 05, 2018

It’s no surprise that students love to gossip about their teachers. But when School of Law Professor Marc Fajer started working at the University of Miami, he wanted to quell the rumors instantly.

To be upfront with his students, Fajer...

Student Angel Sanchez Advocates to Overturn FL Felony Voting Ban

Monday, November 05, 2018

Angel Sanchez had no time for lunch, much less another interview. The second-year student in the University of Miami School of Law already had so much on tap, including writing an essay on prison for the Harvard Law Review and teaching...