April, 2019

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Fulbright Scholars from Iceland and Kosovo Choose Miami Law to Pursue LL.M. Degrees

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....

PREP Visits Non-Profits to Address Cutting-Edge Legal Ethics & Technology Issues

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,...

Spring Break with Impact - Death Penalty Litigation, Immigration Advocacy + More

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...

Miami Law Women President Chosen to Deliver Student Speech at Spring 2019 Commencement

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...

Access to Justice Tech Fellowship Launches Students into Cutting-Edge Legal Issues

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

3L Stephen Caines and 2L Talia Boiangin

When 3L Stephen Caines and 2L Talia Boiangin accepted positions in the Access to Justice Technology Fellows summer fellowship program last spring, they both knew...

Dean Patricia D. White: A Decade of Visionary Leadership

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Dean Patricia D. White

When Patricia “Trish” White became dean of the University of Miami School of Law in June 2009, she was faced with an unprecedented challenge. It was the height of the recession, and...

OUTLaw Expands Network and Advocacy, Making a Difference for LGBTQ+ Students

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Throughout its history, OUTLaw has succeeded in creating visible spaces for Miami Law’s LGBTQ+ students and allies, and this past year the student organization has made significant impacts.

“This year, OUTLaw has been the...

TMZ Founder (& Former Miami Law Professor) Harvey Levin Speaks to Law Students

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Harvey Levin

The latest salvo in Operation Varsity Blues came recently when “Full House” star Lori Loughlin pleaded not guilty to charges leveled in the college bribery scam, according to Harvey Levin, the...

Driven Foreign Lawyer Studies Legal English + LLM + JD = Bar Exam & Practice in USA

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Indira Agrenot

Indira Agrenot is driven. As a foreign-trained lawyer, born and raised in Cuba, it takes commitment to come to the U.S., study Intensive Legal English plus an LL.M. degree, decide to then...

Health Rights Clinic Wins New Disability Hearings for Clients + Attorney’s Fees

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Health Rights Clinic students with client

The Health Rights Clinic at Miami Law recently won new hearings of three Social Security disability claims at the federal district court in Miami.

The...

Conference Highlights Timely Legal Issues in Sports, Entertainment, Arts, Media

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Vivek Jayaram, Carolina Jayaram, Dennis Scholl, Ahol Sniffs Glue

Ashley Juchawski Rich urged young law students and attorneys to open their eyes to the spectacular growth of Miami startups and...

OUTLaw Continues LGBTQ+ Student Advocacy with New Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Cutting the ribbon in front of the new gender-neutral bathroom

For some members of the LGBTQ+ community — trans, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, and nonbinary individuals — going to the bathroom is...

Student with Asperger Syndrome Shares Experience with H.S. Students as Part of STREET LAW

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Michelle DeVos with high school students

Michelle DeVos's favorite thing may be proving people wrong:  from her former principals and teachers who doubted her ability to graduate from high school to the...

LL.M. Student Travels to Colombia for Part II of Exchange Course on Port Management with Javeriana University

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

LL.M. student (in red) with University of Miami students in Colombia

A Miami Law student, joined by others from UM's College of Arts and Sciences, Latin American Studies students, and the Rosenstiel School...

Miami Law Team Qualifies for Final in International Criminal Court Moot Competition; Top U.S. Team in Regional Competition

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Meredith Shea (2L), Leticia Mora (co-coach), Prof. Paula C. Arias, Natalia Jaramillo (2L), and Romney Manassa (2L)

Second-year law students Meredith Shea, Natalia Jaramillo, and Romney Manassa emerged as the...

Miami Law Recognized for Students Landing Jobs at Strong Rates

Monday, April 01, 2019

In its Spring 2019 issue, The National Jurist Magazine listed South Florida as one of the top markets in the U.S. for finding a job. It is not surprise between the strong market and Miami Law's strong students that Pre-Law Magazine's 2018...

Humans Collaborate on Robotics Policy Issues at We Robot Legal Conference

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The We Robot legal conferences, held since 2012, have always been unique from other robot conferences in its purpose and format. The goal is to foster conversations between people designing, building and deploying robots, and those who design or...

Dean White: Law Schools Should Make Law Graduates Better Humans, Not Just Better Lawyers

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

As she prepares to retire as dean of the University of Miami School of Law, White says she is proud of her role as a "change agent." But her biggest regret is that she could not solve education funding, which she sees as "the greatest problem facing...

Miami Law's 2L Angel Sanchez Published in Harvard Law Review

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

How does a former gang-banging, gun-toting Latino serving a thirty-year prison sentence, the product of an elderly uneducated immigrant father and a drug-addicted mother, go from a prison cell to law school? It was not because of prison, but in...

Frances Hill, Professor in the University of Miami School of Law, Weighs in on the Gerrymandering Issue

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court recently waded into the fray over gerrymandering during arguments over the partisan manipulation of congressional districts. Professor Frances Hill in the University of Miami School of Law weighs in on the issue in this...

Two Miami Law Alums Appointed to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

On Wednesday, Brinkley’s dreams continued to be fulfilled when Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed her and fellow School of Law alumna Michelle Alvarez Barakat to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court.