February, 2019

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Best Oralist Win for Miami Law at Vis Arbitral Pre-Moot Competition

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...

Esports Attorneys Shine Light on Emerging Area for Students w/ Interest in Sports, Entertainment Law

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....

Q & A with Prof. Lili Levi:  A Closer Look at New York Times v. Sullivan

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...

LL.M. Student Books an Internship at Airbnb

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...

Human Rights Clinic Addresses Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Maia Dombey in Geneva, Switzerland

 

Indigenous women in Canada experience three times more violence than other woman and are seven times more likely to be murdered, according to a 2015 report...

PREP Visits with Miami’s Public Interest Lawyers to Adress Legal Ethics Dilemmas

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Samantha Iglesias, Chandler Culwell, Christina Jaramillo, AJ Hasan

 

Continuing a long-standing collaboration with Miami’s nonprofit legal services organizations, Professional Responsibility...

Law Alumna Uses Practicum to Shepherd Next Generation of International LLM Students

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Aymee D. Valdivia Granda, J.D. ’10, is a lawyer at Holland & Knight in the International and Cross Border Transactional Practice, part of the firm’s business group. The Cuban-born, raised and trained attorney is also a member of Holland...

Bringing Skills to the Incarcerated - Students Teach Legal Writing at Dade Correctional Institution

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Without a right to an attorney on many post-conviction relief matters, individuals who are currently incarcerated are left to advocate for themselves without any legal training. In order to equip them with the tools they need to present their...

“The Artist and the Lawyer” Presentation Features Professor Stephen Urice at UM Lowe Museum

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The contemporary artist Daniel Arsham, whom Interior Design magazine calls a “master manipulator,” and his lawyer, Miami Law adjunct professor Vivek Jayaram, will be at the Lowe Art Museum for a conversation about business and legal issues...

International Arbitration LL.M. Students Visit International Center for Dispute Resolution

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Kicking-off the Spring semester, students of Miami Law’s White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program visited the offices of the International Center for Dispute Resolution in Downtown Miami. ICDR – the international wing of...

Alternative Break - HOPE Students Assist Dependent Children in Guardian ad Litem Program

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

After two weeks of final exams and late-night studying, Miami Law students were eager to take a 4-week hiatus from classes and schoolwork during winter break. Many students used this time to reset: relaxing on the beaches of Key Biscayne,...

Miami Law Clinics - A Life Changing Experience for Students

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Former law students report that some of their most life-changing memories grew out of their clinical participation during law school. Miami Law’s ten clinics are accepting applications January 24, 2019, through March 8, 2019, for the 2018-2019...

Hands-On Learning + Bar Prep Plays Key Role in Career Success for LL.M. Graduates

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Foreign-trained LL.M. graduates consistently attribute their professional success to the network, career opportunities and knowledge they obtain during their time at the University of Miami School of Law. Yet it is the practical opportunities...

Miami Law’s Frances Hill Answers Key Questions about the National Emergencies Act

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

But just what is the National Emergencies Act, and how has it been used in the past? Why has last week’s declaration triggered so much controversy?  Frances R. Hill, professor of law and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar for the Profession...

Renowned Equal Justice Lawyer Bryan Stevenson Awarded Honorary Degree for His Work as

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Finding ways to get closer to the poor, the neglected, the abused, and the incarcerated is one way to “position ourselves to be change engines,” Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Montgomery, Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative,...