April, 2019

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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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.