November, 2019

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Monday, November 11, 2019

2L John Vazquez

A 25-year stint in the U.S. Marines gave 2L John Vazquez something not easily replicated in civilian life: an opportunity to lead a group of men in combat. But what the son of a career Navy...

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

The Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot is one of the most prestigious gatherings of academics and practitioners from around the world to discuss developments and gain a greater understanding of growing...

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Sandra Friedrich and Eduardo de la Peña at the AIJA Half-year Conference after announcing the scholarship collaboration.

The University of Miami School of Law’s White & Case International Arbitration LL....

October, 2019

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

 

Human Rights clinic students with Tamar Ezer

When the Fall semester began in mid-August, most students in the Human Rights Clinic had only a vague notion of what advocacy before the United Nations...

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Professor Osamudia James, DeMaurice Fitzgerald Smith & Greg Levy

The National Football League Players Association’s DeMaurice Fitzgerald Smith sat down during a record-breaking Miami heatwave with Miami...

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Amelia Daynes, 3L

Last week, WeCount!, the Homestead-based organization committed to building the power of the local immigrant community in Homestead, Florida through education, support and collective action...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Elizabeth Montano, J.D. '19

Recent Miami Law graduate Elizabeth Montano was named one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal’s annual student essay competition, focused this year on emerging issues in...

September, 2019

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Miami Law's Immigration Clinic appeared before U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom on Thursday to ask for a preliminary injunction against the state’s anti-sanctuary bill, SB 168. The new Florida law, which purports to give ICE authority to...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Professor John Rooney (back row, right) with the faculty of the University of Rosario

Professor John H. Rooney, Jr., who serves as an adjunct professor and is a member of the prestigious faculty in...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Diogo Pereira, J.D. '10, speaking to law students and faculty

The Lava Jato scandal in Brazil, which implicated hundreds of individuals and politicians across Latin America in bribery schemes, has drawn...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

2L Bethany Blakeman

Second-year law student Bethany Blakeman, a student intern in Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic, was recently selected to be a student liaison for the American Bar Association’s...

August, 2019

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Professor Rose, Alec Waid, Brittany Herbert, Devyn Nixon, Gianna Fina, and Jennifer Gonzalez

Gianna Fina, Jennifer Gonzalez, Brittany Herbert, Devyn Nixon, and Alec Waid have been named the 2019-2020...

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Kalen Nehler

2L Kalen Nehler recently completed his summer internship in LSGMI’s Health and Income Maintenance Unit where he served as a Summer Public Interest Fellow. The Health and Income Maintenance Unit...

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Season three of Miami Law’s own podcast, the Miami Law Explainer, returns to the airways on August 16. The weekly show features Miami Law faculty experts giving context, relevance, and significance to compelling and timely...

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Judge Rosemary Barkett teaching a class

Miami Law has had the distinction to welcome the legendary Judge Rosemary Barkett as an adjunct professor teaching Introduction to U.S. Law to the incoming class of...

July, 2019

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

This summer through the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, students are working and expanding advocacy across the globe as HOPE Fellows, Summer Public Interest Fellows and Miami Scholars.

 

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala addressing students at First Star UM Academy

“You need to plan your own strategy. Don’t wait for someone else to plan your future for you,” said Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala...

Friday, July 26, 2019

2L Hannah Hays 

The Aqua Foundation for Women Scholarship recently named Miami Public Interest Scholar Hannah Hays their inaugural Elizabeth Schwartz Scholar. 

“The Aqua Foundation...

Friday, July 26, 2019

Alex Lewis, LL.M. '15

Graduates of Miami Law’s Tax LL.M. Program consistently credit their professional success to the network, career opportunities and knowledge they acquired during their time at Miami Law...

June, 2019

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

 

 

Thomas “Tom” M. VanNess III

LL.M. graduates of Miami Law's Estate Planning LL.M. program consistently attribute their professional success to the network, career...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Last week, the business software behemoth Salesforce announced it would no longer allow companies that sell assault weapons to use its customer management system. The move follows other corporate giants taking stands on the call for...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The University of Miami School and Law and Switzerland’s University of St. Gallen Executive School present “Managing Compliance Across Borders,” an intensive, interactive executive education-style program aimed at established...

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Miami Law adjunct John Barkett receiving Lifetime Achievement Award

Noting his 44-year legal career, The Daily Business Review bestowed Shook Hardy & Bacon partner John Barkett its Lifetime Achievement...

May, 2019

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Carole Gerstein, Dean Patricia D. White, Burton Young, and Stan Blake

Thanks to a generous gift by wife Carole Gerstein, the late Richard Gerstein, B.B.A. ’47, J.D. ’49, will be honored at Miami Law...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lauren Alvarez, Samantha Iglesias,  Eric Rodriguez, County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams, Geri Bonzon Keenan, Erica Zaron, and PREP Alum Nykeah Cohen

Every spring PREP students present at The Miami-...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The University of Miami School of Law has been selected among the top schools in 2019 on LL.M. GUIDE’s Top 10 Global List for Entertainment and Media Law. LL.M. Guide is the premier website with information on worldwide LL.M. programs and...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Bayan Alhejji, a lawyer from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia was chosen as the LL.M. Student Marshal for University of Miami Law’s spring Commencement 2019....

April, 2019

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Alba Dushi and Eva Baldursdottir

The prestigious Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States....

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Isabella Falcon, Christina Jaramillo (behind Isabella) and Dade Legal Aid Attorneys

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program, under the supervision of director, Jan L. Jacobowitz,...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Anjoly Ibrahim, Tiffany Hornback, Katherine Black and Hannah Gordon

Miami Law students have many choices about how to use their Spring Break, including spending the week immersed in advocacy on behalf of...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Sanjana Palla, 3L

Sanjana Palla is fierce, and she comes from ferocious.

Her mother, Prasanna, made the decision to uproot her daughter and husband from their home in Hyderabad, a tech hub in south...

March, 2019

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Duberstein Team: Dimitrije Canic (3L), Keigan Vannoy (2L), and Clayton Schmitt (2L)

The Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board experienced success in three recent competitions. The team of Joshua Levey, 2L,...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Miami Law’s Children & Youth Law Clinic, along with other attorneys for children in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and officials with the Florida Department of Children and Families, recently agreed to a settlement plan that will...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Greg Levy, Daniel Arsham, Vivek Jayaram, Professor Stephen Urice, and Samantha Finkel

Miami Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society recently hosted an evening with world-renowned contemporary artist...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Alan Li, LL.M. student, at the Jamaican International Arbitration Center

Alan Li, a Chinese lawyer who is currently enrolled in the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program, was recently...

February, 2019

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Irina Mocanu, Dilmurod Satvaldiev, Paula Arias, Alejandro Chevalier and Ángel Bermúdez

Arundathi Venkataraman, an LL.M. student in International Arbitration, achieved the highest overall score during...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Chris Greely and Jared Bartie

The world of competitive gaming has grown to rival traditional stick and ball games, two of the titans of esports told students in the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law LL.M....

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

 

A week after Justice Clarence Thomas jaw-dropping call for the Supreme Court to reexamine New York Times v. Sullivan, the landmark 1964 ruling that shields news reporters from libel and defamation lawsuits, provided...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Graziella Gonzalez, LL.M. student

 

When Airbnb’s Latin America legal department went looking for a legal intern, they found the perfect fit in Graziella Gonzalez, an LL.M. student in Miami...

January, 2019

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Over the past few years, Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program has started to offer specific scholarships (currently $25,640 each) to current or past participants of certain International Arbitration Moot competitions, including...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims’ principal office is in Washington, D.C., but the Court is authorized to sit anywhere in the United States and does so a limited number of times each year including on January 25, 2019, at the...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Pamela Itzkowitch, J.D. ’08, knew that she was heading to law school with a commitment to using her skills to serve others. After completing her B.A. in English and Psychology, she originally considered pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology....

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Over 300 plaintiffs have signed on to a class action lawsuit suing the City of Fort Myers and its mayor and city manager. When the city indicated that it was open to mediating the claims contained in the suit, clinic students from Miami Law's...