December, 2020

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Innocence Clinic Holds Steadfast In Now Five-Year Fight for Justice for Innocent Client

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

As virtual learning continues, the Miami Law Innocence Clinic has not slowed down in its pursuit of justice. The Clinic is preparing to file an appeal in Florida's First District Court of Appeal for its long-time client, Dustin Duty....

New Course on Cross-Border Transactions, Augments Ongoing Commitment to International Law

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Pedro Alvarez

Any multi-national lawyer of today must not only have knowledge of the domestic laws of their own country, but also exposure to different law traditions of other countries. With this in mind,...

By Land or By Water, 2L Miami Public Interest Scholar Helps Those Who Cannot Help Themselves

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Chelsea Johnson, left, with young swimmers

When Chelsea Johnson comes across a lacking, the 24-year-old drives the correction. The Miami Public Interest Scholar comes by this genetically. For instance, when...

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin Publishes Multiple Articles on Constitutional Law

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin has published several articles the last few months, including an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer titled, "During the Pandemic, Some Rights...

International Law Expert Professor Kathleen Claussen Selected Co-Editor in Chief of Journal of International Economic Law

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

 

Professor Kathleen Claussen

Miami Law Professor Kathleen Claussen accepted the invitation from Oxford University Press to join a team of two colleagues to serve as as co-editor in chief...

Immigration Clinic Releases Major Work on Immigration Consequences of Florida Crimes

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic have released a series of in-depth practice advisories on the immigration consequences of commonly charged Florida crimes. The work marks the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s...

Alumna Works at Dream Job at Seminole Tribe of Florida

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Caroline LaPorte, J.D. '14

Caroline LaPorte, J.D. ’14, a Florida-born descendant of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, works at her dream job with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. There, she serves as an...

International Arbitration Program Distinguishes Itself in 2020 Via Lectures, Moot Competitions and Strategic Partnerships

Monday, December 14, 2020

In 2020 the International Arbitration Program continued with distinguished lectures, partnerships and student accomplishments. Some highlights:

The Rise of International Arbitration Discussed at 6th Annual White...

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

 

3L students Jamila Flomo and Amanda Suarez who both worked on the amicus brief

Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, with a coalition of organizations, filed an amicus brief on September 25 in...

Kele Stewart Receives Secondary Appointment in the School of Education and Human Development

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Pictured from left to right at the National Youth at Risk Conference in March 2020 are Wendy Cavendish, SEHD students Grace Migliozzi and Brittney Davis, Kele Stewart and Ph.D. candidate Deborah Perez.

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Brazilian Lawyer Receives Her Degree in International Law & Begins U.S. Career at Holland & Knight

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Priscila Sterenberg

This week Priscila Sterenberg will accomplish one of her goals: to graduate from an American university with a joint J.D. and LL.M. degree in International Law.

The Brazilian...

Commencement Speaker Heads to Career in International and National Security Law

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Meredith Shea

Meredith Shea revels in challenges, from polo grounds to higher education.

This year’s commencement speaker for the class of 2020, came to Miami Law because it was one of the few...

Resiliency, Climate Change, and Redevelopment: A Recap of Miami Law’s RPPTL Conversation with Neisen Kasdin

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

 

Miami Law’s Real Property, Probate, Trust Law Society, in collaboration with the Real Property Development LL.M. Program hosted a virtual event with former Miami Beach Mayor and current Akerman’s Miami office...

Miami Law Partners with Ecuadorian University in Unique International Law + Business Simulation

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Miami Law and Ecuadorian students from the business school Universidad San Francisco de Quito 

As an increasing number of firms trade and invest abroad, attorneys and business owners alike must...

Professor Charlton Copeland Named Clyde Ferguson Award Recipient for Outstanding Law Teaching

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Professor Charlton Copeland

The Association of American Law Schools Section on Minority Groups has named Professor of Law & Dean's Distinguished Scholar Charlton Copeland as the 2021 recipient...

Student Orgs Partner on Panel, Human Rights & Tech Companies: Rights & Responsibilities in the Digital Age

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Professor Marcia Weldon spoke at the event.

On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the Human Rights Society held its first event, “Human Rights & Tech Companies: Rights & Responsibilities in the Digital Age...

Tenants’ Rights Clinic Prepares for 2021 Deluge of Evictions

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

As the early effects of the pandemic roiled the nation, a wave of protections was thrown over the country's 110 million renters.

"Affordable housing was a challenge even before the pandemic," said Jeffrey Hearne, director of...

HOPE Public Interest Resource Center Offers Summer Fellowship Opportunities

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Summer Public Interest Fellows

“In a time of great uncertainty due to the ongoing pandemic, it was a relief to have the opportunity to engage in meaningful work through the HOPE Fellowship program last...

Litigation Skills Program Awards Scholarships to Top Students

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

 

Litigation Skills scholarship winners

Miami Law's Litigation Skills Program recently awarded seven scholarships to top students who distinguished themselves through their hard work and...