September, 2019

Miami Law Joins Immigrant Rights Groups Seeking Preliminary Injunction Against Anti-Sanctuary Bill

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...

International Law Faculty Expert John Rooney Brings Expertise to Colombia as Fulbright Specialist

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...

Alum Addresses Intersection of Fight Against Corruption and International Arbitration

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...

ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources - 2L Selected as Student Liaison

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

2L Bethany Blakeman

Second-year law student  and environmental law advocate Bethany Blakeman, a student intern in Miami Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic, was recently selected to be a student liaison...

Two Environmental Journalists Honored with William M. Hoeveler Award

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Jenny Staletovich (Hoeveler Awardee), Christine Davies Hoeveler, Professor Anthony Alfieri, and Patricia Borns (Hoeveler Awardee)

Miami Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service chose to honor two...

Defending Human Rights of Migrants - Miami Law Kicks Off Timely Lecture Series

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Miami Law has launched a “Defending Human Rights of Migrants Lecture Series” which consists of three fall lectures and will continue in the spring. Kele Stewart, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning believes “these issues directly...

LSAC Recognizes Student for Work in Law + Technology in Fight for Social Justice

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Talia Boiangin, 3L, with Jason Kairalla, J.D. '02

Talia Boiangin is not a coder, nor is she an engineer. She’s a Miami Law student, who is on a mission to change the world using the law and technology...

Clinic Addresses Gender Impacts of Vagrancy Laws Before African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Second-year law students Roman Rodriguez-Tejera, Maia Dombey, Rachel Fleishman, and Human Rights Clinic’s Associate Director Tamar Ezer had the opportunity last spring to file a submission with the African Court of Human and...

Miami Law Students Benefit from 2-Week Exchange Program with Univ. Leipzig, Germany

Thursday, September 05, 2019

3L Romney Maron Manassa & Leipzig student Ingmar Heide

Ten 2L and 3L Miami Law students traveled to Leipzig, Germany for four days in May as part of the Leipzig-Miami Exchange Program. Since 2001, the...

Grads Tie Career Success in LA and NYC to LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, Sports Law

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Jamie Lincenberg & Evan Green

Graduates of our Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law LL.M. Program consistently credit their professional success to the network, career opportunities and knowledge they...

Hilarie Bass, JD '81 and Past ABA President, Leads UM Board of Trustees and Institute for Diversity/Inclusion

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

When Hilarie Bass joined Greenberg Traurig as an associate fresh out of the University of Miami School of Law, the firm had 72 lawyers and just one office, in Miami.

In late 2018, when she left the practice as the firm’s co-president 35...