June, 2020

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...

International Arbitration Collaboration - Celebrating 10 Years of Miami Law & Young ICCA Partnership

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Young ICCA, the young practitioners’ group of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, this spring celebrated its 10th anniversary of providing educational resources, practical training, and mentorship networks in the...

Law Students to Use Legal Skills to Effectuate Change - Advocates in Action Program

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Miami Law has launched the Advocates in Action Program. The recent “Advocates in Action: Racial Justice Leaders” webinar tackled tangible action items Miami Law students could implement now to effectuate change using their legal skills...

Prestigious 2020 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship - Third-Year Student Selected

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Hannah Hays

Rising 3L Hannah Hays has been selected for the prestigious 2020 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship.

Selected from 446 applications, Hays is one of the 35 law students who will serve...

Worldwide Audience Comes to Miami Law Webinar on Colombia Peace Agreement

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

On June 4, Miami Law’s office of International Graduate Law Programs joined the New York-based nonprofit Arraigo Foundation to host a bilingual webinar, “The Peace Agreement in Colombia and the Role of Colombian Expats in the...

Bilingual Webinar “Trade and Investment in the Hemisphere Under Crisis: Where We Go from Here” - Miami Law Co-Hosts

Saturday, June 13, 2020

In May 2020, Miami Law’s International and Graduate Programs Office convened a conversation among experts in trade and investment law to consider the impact of COVID-19 on economic flows and legal systems in the Western Hemisphere. The...

International Arbitration LL.M. Practicum Program Celebrates Five Years of Successful Practical Training for IA Students

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

This Spring 2020 semester, the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. at Miami Law celebrated its fifth year offering the skills-based International Arbitration LL.M. Practicum Program, which allows students to obtain...

At ACLU of Southern California, Alumnus Advocates for Youth Justice and Education

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Amir Whitaker, J.D. '14

Amir Whitaker says Miami Law gave him a sword.

The 35-year-old from Plainfield, New Jersey, already had a voice. Violence and incarceration were the fabric of his young life...

Miami Law Co-Hosts Webinar: COVID-19's Effects on International Economic Law, Focus on Latin America

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Miami Law’s International and Graduate Programs Office and Externado University of Colombia’s Economic Law Department jointly hosted a bilingual webinar on “Trade and Investment in the Hemisphere Under Crisis: Where We Go From Here.”...

Miami Law Student Sam Ludington: A Passion for Advocacy

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Sam Ludington (Photo by Joshua Prezant)

Sam Ludington is a passionate advocate for his clients in the corporate world, in the courtroom, and in the community. The second-year Miami Law student and Miami...

Environmental Justice Clinic Addresses Displacement of Vulnerable Populations

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

In 2017, Forbes magazine ranked Miami as the No. 1 worst city for renters to live. The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that Miami had the country’s highest rate of "worst-case need" renters -- those who...

Miami Law Launches Three New Joint Degree Programs in Health Admin, Accounting and Media Management

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Miami Law recently launched three new joint degrees – a J.D./M.H.A. in Health Administration and a J.D./M.Acc. in Accounting both in partnership with the University’s Herbert Business School and a J.D./M.S. in Media Management with the...

Spirited Teach-in Addresses Police Practices in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Law professors, students, and elected officials participated in the session, speaking on topics that included how to hold police officers and prosecutors more accountable.

The names rolled off Anthony E. Varona’s lips in quick...