October, 2019

Miami Law Human Rights Clinic Submits Four Reports to the United Nations Alleging Violations in the U.S.

Thursday, October 31, 2019


Human Rights Clinic Students with Professors Caroline Bettinger-López, Tamar Ezer and Denisse Córdova Montes

When the Fall semester began in mid-August, most students in the Human Rights Clinic had...

NFL Players Association Exec Director DeMaurice Smith Schools Students on Interplay of Business and Sports Law

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...

Immigration Clinic Honored for Suit Against Anti-Sanctuary City Law

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...

Winner of Prestigious Yale Law Writing Competition is Recent Miami Law Grad

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...

3L Alice Kerr Receives LSGMI’s “Outstanding Law Clerk” Award

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Monica Vigues-Pitan, LSGMI’s Executive Director with Alice Kerr, 3L

Legal Services of Greater Miami recently recognized third-year student Alice Kerr for her dedication to promoting equal justice for...

Talented J.D./LL.M. Graduate from Brazil Joins Akerman Straight Out of Law School

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Otavio Carneiro, J.D./LL.M. '19

For a foreign-trained attorney, joining a prestigious firm as a partner after just graduating from Miami Law and starting out in the Intensive Legal English + LL.M. in...

Success as Counsel for Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration in Kenya: Victoria Kigen, LL.M. ’17

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Victoria Kigen, LL.M.'17

In August 2019 University of Miami White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. graduate Victoria Kigen, LL.M. ’17 began a new position as Case Counsel for the Nairobi...

Miami Law Student Places Third in Inaugural Justice Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Talia Boiangin

Following up on her third-place finish in the national Law School Admission Council’s Inaugural Justice Innovation Challenge, third-year Talia Boiangin recently traveled to Washington D.C. to...

Students Win Three Client Victories Via Health Rights Clinic

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Health Rights Clinic students with their clients and Melissa Swain

Three cheers for Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic for three recent wins.

“These are the first clients these students have ever...

Courtroom Etiquette - Panel of Federal Judges Stress Its Importance to Students

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The fate of many cases rests in the courtroom, and knowing how to navigate this environment professionally and tactfully can make all the difference between success and failure in litigation. Who better to teach future attorneys the...

Students in Startup Practicum Successfully Register Clients for Multiple Trademarks

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

In the 2018-2019 academic year, Miami Law students in the Startup Practicum successfully registered six trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for clients. By having their trademarks formally registered with the...

Miami Law's LawWithoutWalls Pursues International Solutions to Legal, Business Problems

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Wojtec Zaluska, while a law student in Spain, worked on a computer program that could suggest additional resources based on research a lawyer does.

Lulia Hito, while a law student at the University of Miami, worked on a digital platform...