October, 2018

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UM Hosts 2018 Maritime Law Association Meeting, Professor Bernard Oxman Addresses Members on Law of the Sea

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Professor Bernard Oxman, Miami Law’s internationally renowned public international law of the sea expert and Chair of Miami Law’s LL.M. in Maritime Law, was a featured speaker at the Maritime Law Association of the United States’ fall 2018...

Real Estate Developer in Residence Brings “Real World” Perspective to LL.M. Classroom

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Antonio “Tony” Prado has never gone to law school. He does not have a J.D., let alone an LL.M. So, how is he such a useful resource for students of Miami Law’s Real Property Development LL.M.? 

“I serve as Developer in...

NBA Players Association Executive Director, Michele Roberts, Addresses Law Students

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Michele Roberts, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association, spoke about her professional journey as well as some current issues surrounding the NBA. The talk, structured in a fireside chat format with Acting Dean Osamudia...

Women in Big Law: A Conversation with Hogan Lovells Attorneys and Alumnae

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Miami office of Hogan Lovells has teamed up with the University of Miami School of Law’s student organization, Miami Law Women, to host a lunchtime panel event titled “Women in Big Law: A Conversation with Hogan Lovells Attorneys.” The panel...

Miami Law Mourns the Passing of John Hogan JD '77, Legacy Honored with Public Interest Litigation Fund

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

John Hogan, J.D. '77, was a universally respected lawyer, whose career included service at the highest levels of the public and private sector. Hogan was the chief assistant prosecutor for Miami-Dade County, served at senior levels of the...

#MeToo - Entertainment and Sports Law Panel on Past, Present, Future of the Movement

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Entertainment and Sports Law Society held a Sexual Harassment in the Entertainment Industry panel last week. The panel of lawyers discussed the origins of the #MeToo movement and how it has transcended beyond the entertainment industry to...

Collaboration with Colombia’s Javeriana University Leads to Maritime & Coastal Law Exchange Course

Monday, October 15, 2018

Miami Law welcomed a group of law students from Colombian law school Pontificia Universidad Javeriana for a short course, Maritime and Coastal Legal and Policy Issues, as part of an academic cooperation agreement between the two schools....

PREP Begins the Fall Semester with Technology Presentation for The Florida Bar Appellate Committee

Monday, October 15, 2018

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program kicked off the fall semester with a customized CLE ethics and technology presentation for the Florida Bar’s Appellate Practice Committee’s first half-day technology seminar. PREP’s...

Sports Law Alumnus at CAA Baseball Division Imparts Career Advice to LLM Students

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Joint degree alumnus Evan Green, J.D. ’17 and LL.M. ’17 in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law, spoke about networking strategies and the importance of initiative to students in the LL.M. program. 

Green works in New York City...

HOPE Partners with ACLU on Voting Restoration Amendment 4

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Florida’s Voting Restoration Amendment is a ballot initiative that would allow people who have paid their debt to society to earn back the eligibility to vote. Restoring a person’s eligibility to vote once they’ve fulfilled their obligations to...

NY, DC, Bahrain - Intl Arbitration LLM Graduates Pursue Diverse Careers

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

 

Many graduates from the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M., come from a diverse range of careers and pursued varied academic interests, internships, and externships during their time at Miami Law.

These...

Miami STREET LAW: It’s about the Law and Legal System

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Through an innovative program, Miami Law students are empowering local high schoolers to think like lawyers.

Home Truth Film Chronicles a Mother’s Fight for Justice

Monday, October 15, 2018

Home Truth, the story of Jessica Lenahan’s pursuit of more effective domestic violence laws, was screened at UM’s Cosford Cinema.