January, 2019

LL.M. Scholarships Offered to Participants of Prestigious Moot Competitions

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...

U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Hears Case, Miami Law Honored to Host Court

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...

Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Action: ‘08 Alumna Serves Indigent Clients with Compassion

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....

Clinic Students Bring Community Together to Prepare for Mediation

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...

Miami Scholars Make an Impact - On Campus, Domestically, Internationally

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Students who are selected and participate in the Miami Scholars Public Interest Program effect change and advocacy throughout campus, the community and worldwide. See the latest Miami Scholars news or take a look at how Miami...

Cannabis Real Estate Attorney? LL.M. Alumna Shares Journey into Specialty

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Jessica Feingold, a 2010 graduate of the Robert Traurig/Greenberg Traurig LL.M. in Real Property Development knew she wanted to apply to the RPD Program as soon as she received her J.D. in 2009.  Real estate runs in her family, and she had...

Bankruptcy Clinic Director Patricia Redmond to Receive 2019 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Patricia A. Redmond, J.D. ’79, Director of The Eleanor R. Cristol and A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic at Miami Law and champion of pro bono legal service since the 1970s, is the recipient of the 2019 Tobias Simon Pro...

Most-Read News Stories of 2018

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Here are some of the most-read stories published on Miami Law’s website during the 2018 year. 1. Path to Real Estate Law from J.D. to LL.M. to Professor: Miami Law’s Triple Play 2. Class Action for 92 Somalis -...

Immigration Clinic Helps Somali Obtain Legal Residence in the U.S.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Less than one year after obtaining a classwide stay of removal for 92 Somalis who faced torture in their home country, the Immigration Clinic and co-counsel are seeing the fruits of their labor. With the help of the clinic and pro bono...

Human Rights Clinic Students Travel to CO Seeking Answers on Client's Case

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ryan Rizzo and Roman Rodriguez-Tejera, second-year students from the Human Rights Clinic, traveled to Colorado over Fall break with Professor Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, and forensic science expert Peter Diaczuk, to get to the bottom of a burning...

Top 10, ‘A’ Rankings for Technology Law and Business – Miami Law Recognized

Thursday, January 03, 2019

In the “Best Schools for Legal Technology” in Pre-Law Magazine’s fall 2018 edition, University of Miami School of law ranked 9th among all 200 ABA-accredited law schools in the United States.

The article specifically looks at 30 law...

Take Your Career to New Heights - True LL.M. Success Stories

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Join us February 12, 2019 for an LLM Open House and learn more how the accomplishments of our students and alumni reflect our exceptional LL.M. programs.


ESTATE PLANNING LLM Camaraderie + Network...

PREP Visits Local Bar Associations to Discuss Legal Ethics & Technology Hot Topics

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Every year Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits various South Florida bar associations to present customized CLE ethics and technology trainings that explore ethical dilemmas that confront practitioners. This...

Meaning of SCOTUS Ruling on Transgender Military Ban? Prof. Copeland Weighs In

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

When the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 5-4 that President Trump’s restrictions on most transgender people from serving in the military could go into effect, even as a legal battle over the policy continues in the lower courts, activists in the...

Natalie Barefoot Weighs In on Effects of Air Gun Blasting in the Atlantic

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

When the Trump administration late last November authorized the use of seismic airgun blasting to locate untapped oil and gas reserves deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean along the Eastern Seaboard, environmental groups expressed outrage, saying...

Miami Law's STREET LAW Program Featured on NBC 6

Monday, January 07, 2019

NBC 6 segment featured Miami Law's STREET LAW Program.