November, 2020

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Commitment to International Collaboration: Professor Deciphers U.S. Election System for International Students and Faculty

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Professor Sergio Campos

The University of Miami School of Law is known for its commitment to international law and international students, colleagues, and alumni. As part of this focus, law professor Sergio...

Children and Youth Law Clinic Leading the Way with Child Welfare Reform

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Robert Latham and Kele Stewart

Miami Law's Children and Youth Law Clinic is tackling the herculean task of trying to reform Miami's child welfare system. The problems within the web of troubled agencies are...

Environmental Justice Clinic Strikes New Ground in the Energy Justice Movement

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

As academics, advocates, and policymakers navigate the transition away from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy sources, and policies emerge within this transition, stakeholders are debating how to include issues of equity into...

International Moot Team Wins Multiple Awards, Places in Top 5 out of 77 Teams at 2020 FDI Moot

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Students participating in the FDI Moot competition via Zoom

Preparing for an international moot court competition is demanding enough in a typical year. Participants at Miami Law – the only International...

Best out of 97 - Trial Team Wins First Place at All Star National Challenge

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

 

Miami Law Trial Team 

Miami Law’s trial team of third-year law students Christopher Penelas, Christian Maroni, Annie Rosenthal, and Adam Peters came in first place at...

Teresa Verges, Investor Rights Clinic Director, Receives PIABA Outstanding Service Award

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Teresa Verges

Teresa J. Verges, Miami Law’s Investor Rights Clinic director, recently received the 2020 Public Investors Advocate Bar Association Outstanding Service Award. This award is given annually to a...

Season Five of the Miami Law Explainer Podcast Hits 22.1K All Time Listens

Monday, November 16, 2020

As season five of the Miami Law Explainer, the law school’s podcast where expert faculty dive into the headlines, draws to a close, we are hard at work at next season’s show. In the meantime, more than 75 episodes are available to...

Miami Law Vet Uses Degree to Pursue National Security Interests

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

David Roller, J.D. '14

At Miami Law, David Roller was a standout student: executive managing editor of the National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review and he landed two dean's certificates in...

Heath Care Law in Action: Health Rights Clinic Wins Clients $125K+ in Benefits in Five Social Security Cases

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

 

The Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law has stacked an impressive streak of wins in the Fall semester for their underserved clientele. The clinic won five Social Security cases for clients who...

First U.S. International Moot Court Program Celebrates 10 Years of Trailblazing Success

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

In 2010, Miami Law became the first university in the United States to establish an International Moot Court Program. While moot court has long been a critical staple in virtually every American law school, never before was there a...

Double ‘Cane Creates Scholarship at Miami Law; Meets Recipient Virtually at Donor Scholarship Event

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

 

William Lobel, J.D. '69 and 2L Chase Tavernier

Scholarship donors will have the opportunity to meet their student recipients this week at a virtual donor scholarship event hosted by the...

Centering Clients: Alumnus & Miami Scholar Prioritizes People in Criminal Defense Work

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19, entered law school knowing that he wanted to become a criminal defense lawyer. The summer before his senior year of college at the University of Maryland,...

PREP Zooms into LSGMI and Catholic Legal Services to Discuss Legal Ethics & Technology

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Top: Paige Fairman, John Vasquez, Marissa Stockwell; bottom: Claire Chatellier, Timothy Loftus, Fahad Al Asban

The Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program at Miami Law continued its legal ethics...

PREP Presents to the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office on Legal Ethics & Technology

Thursday, November 05, 2020

 

PREP Director Jan Jacobowitz, PREP Fellow Fahim Gulamali, and PREP Interns Lauren Maier and Estefania Re

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program recently “zoomed”...

Miami Law Creates UPLIFT Program to Enhance Community-Building, Student Engagement, and Leadership Development

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Danielle Hall & Gideon Levy, UPLIFT Community Leaders

Amidst the pandemic and the shift from traditional, on-campus instruction to remote, online classes, Miami Law's award-winning Student...

U.S. Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit Sides with Investor Rights Clinic in Favor of Small Claims Investors

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Five years ago, a small group of investors who suffered staggering financial loss at the hands of a financial adviser sued the brokerage firm that provided the advisor with the tools to trade highly risky options and futures on margin...

Professor Tamara Lave to Take the Reins of Prized Litigation Skills Program

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Professor Tamara Lave

Dean Anthony E. Varona recently announced the appointment of Professor Tamara Rice Lave to faculty director of the litigation skills program at the University of Miami School of Law....