October, 2020

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Miami Law Leadership Course Kicks off with NFL Legends

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 13, 2020) – NFL and Miami Law grad Marc Trestman, J.D. ’82, and NFL and UM grads Jim Kelly and Bernie Kosar will be joined by Peter Carfagna, co-director of the sports track in Miami Law's ...

45th Annual Ralph E. Boyer Condo and Development Law Conference at Miami Law

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

 

 

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 14, 2020) – Miami Law and the Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium Law present the virtual 45th Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development conference on Thursday...

Racial and Gender Bias Training for Law Students Focuses on Diversity

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Conducted virtually by the School of Law and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the session covered racial and gender bias and the ways in which stereotypes and negative societal views become internalized.

September, 2020

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Human Rights Clinic Files Federal Brief to Repeal Law Harming Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

 

Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, with a coalition of organizations, filed an amicus brief on September 25 in the Southern District of Florida, supporting a lawsuit by the City of South Miami alongside civil and...

UM’s Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge Funds Three Miami Law Projects

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge Social Equity Challenge has recognized Miami Law’s social justice projects with grant funding. Projects will focus on economic and social disparities in Miami’s low-income...

Miami Law Launches Clinics Speaker Series on Racial and Social Justice

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The legal clinics at Miami Law have launched a speaker series to help equip law students with tools to advance racial and social justice in their work. The series will supplement the training provided in individual law school courses...

Miami Law Hosts Conference Focused on Civil Rights in Tumultuous Times

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Discussing civil rights challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, “Defending and Promoting Civil Rights in a Time of Coronavirus” was the virtual half-day symposium hosted by Miami Law, in partnership with the civil rights section of...

August, 2020

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Annie Brett, J.D./Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Policy ’17, Preps for Her New Career Teaching Environmental Law

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Annie Brett, J.D./Ph.D. '17

Fresh off two-year fellowships at Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions and as a fellow at the World Economic Forum Center for the 4th Industrial Revolution through a partnership...

Children and Youth Law Clinic Files Supreme Court Brief on Foster Care Case

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Miami Law’s Children and Youth Law Clinic signed on to the amicus brief in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case to be argued in front of the Supreme Court of the United States this fall.

The case centers on Catholic Social...

Marilu Marshall, J.D. '69: A Leader for Inclusion and Diversity

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Marilu Marshall, J.D. '69

Marilu Marshall, B.B.A., '66, J.D. '69, has taken significant risks in her law career, but they have paid off by opening the door to new professional opportunities. "When thinking...

William VanderWyden, Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Honored with Legal Education Award

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

William VanderWyden

Miami Law’s Assistant Dean for Professional Development, William P. VanderWyden III, was recently honored with the John J. McCauley legal education annual award given by Phi Alpha Delta...

July, 2020

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Environmental Law and Advocacy – Labor of Love for Alumna at Everglades Law Center

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16

Miami Public Interest Scholar and alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16, seems to have cracked the code for “walking the walk” when it comes to public interest study and...

Race and Collegiate Sports - Law Students and Athletes Unpack the Relationship

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Two of Miami Law’s student organizations, the Black Law Students Association and the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, recently hosted a virtual panel titled “The Intersection of Race, Law & Sports: A Virtual Conversation with...

Law Alumna Effects Change in DC Through Role in Government Affairs and Relations

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. '12 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. ’12, is the Director of Government Relations for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). A licensed attorney and experienced...

Student with Healthcare Law Focus Interns Remotely at Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

 

Emely Sanchez, a rising third-year law student who received her Master’s in Public Health in 2018, is spending her summer internship at the center of the pandemic universe. She is combining her law and healthcare...

June, 2020

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Distinguished Law Alumna and Third-Year Law Student Elected to the University of Miami Board of Trustees

Friday, June 26, 2020

Carolyn Lamm & Jordan Rhodes

The University of Miami Board of Trustees recently elected two members of the Miami Law community to its ranks. Carolyn Lamm, J.D. ‘73, a partner at White & Case in...

Miami Law Student Services Wins 2020 National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals

Friday, June 26, 2020

The National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals selected the Miami Law Student Services team for their 2020 NALSAP CORE Four Award.

Established in honor of the four NALSAP founders, the NALSAP CORE Four Award is...

Human Rights Clinic Submits UN Report on Right to Food

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has brought to light the stark inequities that leave tens of millions in persistent hunger and poverty in the United State and almost a billion worldwide. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, weekly jobless...

NALP Foundation Women of Color Study Released; Assistant Dean Marcy Cox Contributed

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Assistant Dean for Career Development Marcy Cox

A new study by the National Associate for Law Placement Foundation and the University of Texas School of Law’s Center on Women in the Law found grave...

May, 2020

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Grad Heads to D.C. for Fellowship at Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Gabrielle Wynn

For Gabrielle Wynn, law school had never been her goalpost.

As the daughter of a Maryland congressman and lawyer, she experienced law and admired leadership up close, having met...

Real Property Development LL.M. Program Celebrates Graduates Virtually

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Michael Ricci & Mahalaxmi Subramanian

The pomp and circumstance were missing, but the milestone of the accomplishment wasn't, as the ceremony went forward virtually for the graduates of the Robert...

Miami Law Offering Summer Course - “COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic”

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law is offering an online summer course, “COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic.”

The for-credit class will include two components: a doctrinal 2-credit course, taught by a different faculty...

Recent Graduate Awarded Prestigious Justice Catalyst Fellowship with Texas Civil Rights Project

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Alexis Bay

Recent graduate Alexis Bay, an active participant in Miami Law’s HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, was selected to receive the highly competitive Justice Catalyst Fellowship, a project-based...

April, 2020

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Professor Known for Innovation in Research and Teaching Leads Transition to Online Learning During Pandemic

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Professor Michele DeStefano

Professor Michele DeStefano, Founder and Director of LawWithoutWalls, the 10-year-old part-...

Startup Practicum Takes Action Helping Clients Pursue CARES Act Support to Survive Financial Impact of Pandemic

Thursday, April 30, 2020

The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is landmark legislation designed to help Americans and businesses weather...

Bankruptcy Clinic Addresses Pandemic-Related Financial Needs

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Franco Della Torre & Mitchell Weller

The Eleanor R. Cristol and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic partnered with the Dade Legal Aid/Put Something Back program to provide...

Alumna is Chief Diversity Officer and Shareholder at One of Largest U.S. Law Firms

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Nikki Lewis Simon, J.D. '99

Nikki Lewis Simon, J.D. ’99 and adjunct in the externship/litigation program, is a commercial litigator with more than 20 years of experience. She is a shareholder and primarily...

March, 2020

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Best Oralist Win at FL Bar National Tax Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Third-year students Gabrielle Hasner and Mark Miskolczi 

In 2020, for the first time, the Charles C. Papy Jr. Moot Court Board attended the prestigious National Tax Moot Court Competition hosted by the...

Environmental Justice Clinic Wades into Climate Change

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Environmental Justice Clinic Interns Bethany Blakeman and Gabriela Falla along with EJC Director Natalie Barefoot at the Underwater Homeowners Association Focus Group Meeting

Climate change, the effects of...

Miami Law Inaugurates Esports Course

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Hal Biagas, Executive Director, North American League of Legends Championship Series Players Association

Hal Biagas, the executive director of the North American League of Legends Championship Series Players...

Top 10 - Miami Law LL.M. Programs Listed in Worldwide Rankings

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law has been selected among the top schools in 2020 on LL.M. Guide’s Top 10 Global Lists for Sports Law and for Media/Entertainment Law. LL.M. Guide is the premier website with information on worldwide...

February, 2020

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International Law Expert Discusses Historic Bolivian-Chilean Maritime Case

Friday, February 28, 2020

Keith Wold, LL.M. '17, Claudio Grossman, Jennifer Heller Wold, Professor Bernard Oxman, and Dean Anthony Varona

International and humanitarian law expert Claudio M. Grossman presented the lecture, “The...

Harnessing Community Lawyering + Advocacy + Real Estate Skills Help Residents Hold Back West Grove Gentrification

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Daniela Tagtachian, Mysun Foundation Fellow, Miami City Commissioner Ken Russell, and Daniela Cimo

In a 104-year-old church on the corner of Charles Avenue and Hibiscus Street, more than 100 people fill the...

HOPE Workshop Offers Reflections on Gandhi’s Lessons for Positive Social Change

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

2L Gitanjali Howard, Rev. Nathaniel Robinson, Sumita Chatterjee & Daniela Tagtachian

Last year was the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian lawyer and activist who helped the world’s second-...

PREP Presents at Local Bar Associations - Topics Range from Disaster Recovery and Technology to Cannabis

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Ten Stallings, Katelin Stephens, Tesneem Shraiteh, and CBA President, Paul John Scanziani, Esq.

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program returned to both the South Miami-Kendall Bar...

January, 2020

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Miami Law Review Symposium Addresses Electoral Influences

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

"What Swings the Vote? The Influence of the U.S. Legal System and the Media on Presidential Elections" is the focus of the 2020 University of Miami Law Review Symposium on Friday and Saturday, February 7 and 8, on the Coral Gables...

Students Benefit from 2-Week Sports Law Exchange Program with University of Florence

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Students from the University of Florence 

Students from the University of Florence have arrived at Miami Law for the start of a joint curricular program focusing on comparative sports law in...

Immigration Clinic’s Ten-Year Legacy

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

In the decade since the University of Miami School of Law Immigration Clinic opened its doors, the advocacy center has defended countless individuals against deportation, advocated for immigrant survivors of violence, and unaccompanied...

Law Students Work with Social Workers to Do Holistic Child Advocacy

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Clinic students with client; Maxine Latremoille

Seven years ago, Maxine Latremoille began as a social work intern in Miami Law's Children & Youth Law Clinic and never left. After graduating with her...