August, 2020

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...

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...

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...

University of Miami Law Reviews Announce Student Rosters for 2020-2021 Academic Year

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

After the successful conclusion of the 2020 Law Review Writing Competition, Miami Law is pleased to announce the student rosters for the law reviews for the 2020-2021 academic year.

University of Miami Law Review New Student...

Undergrad and High School Students Explore the Law in Successful Launch of Summer Legal Academy

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law’s free online summer legal academy, with tracks for high school and college students, exceeded expectations.

Nearly 5,000 students applied for 140 spots; the 68 seniors, 63 juniors, and...

Expert on Technology Law Unpacks TikTok to Kick Off Miami Law’s Explainer Podcast Season 5

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

“TikTok on the Block” will kick off season five of Miami Law’s podcast, the Miami Law Explainer. Business and technology law expert Daniel Ravicher, director of Miami Law’s Startup Practicum, will unpack the U.S. government’s real or...

To Tackle Racial Reform, University of Miami Law Review Breaks 75-Year Tradition

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

For the first time in its 75-year history, the University of Miami Law Review will consider submissions from any member of the Miami Law student body.

As the first step in facilitating the discourse required to bring racial...

Caren and Peter Prieto, J.D. '85, Endow a Scholarship

Wednesday, August 05, 2020


Caren and Peter Prieto, J.D. '85 (photo by Jenny Abreu)

Caren and Peter Prieto, J.D. '85, have established...

Student Dives into Summer Online Internship, Classes and Job with Eyes on Future Legal Career in California

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Jordan Rhodes, 3L

Entering third-year student Jordan Rhodes spent the summer working remotely for the Los Angeles law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop, while also taking a class and serving as a research assistant...

Students Sharpen Legal Writing, Rank Top 10 in International Maritime Arbitration Moot - Only US Law School to Participate

Wednesday, August 05, 2020


Natalie Whitacre, Maria Belen Villavicencio, and Anna Lena-Simon

Known for its strength in maritime law, and in spite of the disruptions and challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak, Miami...

First Star Mentorship Fosters Respect and Resiliency

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Student and faculty mentors and their foster-care teen mentees both reap rich rewards through interaction with the First Star University of Miami Academy.

A team of student and faculty mentors have been teaching entrepreneurial skills,...