January, 2021

Jaret Davis, JD ’99, Reaffirms Commitment as Social Justice Advocate at Miami Law Workspace Rededication

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Jaret Davis, J.D.'99 & B.A.'96

Jaret Davis, J.D. ’99 and B.A. ’96, saw 2020 as an inflection point for social justice in the United States. In the wake of the murder of 46-year-old George Floyd in...

Students Hone Social Justice, Public Interest, Criminal Law and Family Law Skills Participating in Alternative Winter Break Projects

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner

During the winter break, over 30 Miami Law students helped to build their legal skills in the areas of social justice and public interest, family law, and...

International Arbitration LL.M. Alumni Feature:  Elena Fontanelli, Deputy Counsel, ICC Court of Arbitration, Paris, France

Wednesday, January 27, 2021


Elena Fontanelli, LL.M. '18

Name: Elena Fontanelli

Year of International Arbitration LL.M.: 2018

Country of Origin: Italy

Law School attended: University of...

Professor Kunal Parker Discusses President Biden’s Immigration Executive Order

Friday, January 22, 2021

Professor Kunal Parker

Many of President Biden’s day one executive order targeted turning back the previous administration’s immigration policies. Professor Kunal Parker, author of Making Foreigners:...

National Media Quotes, Mentions Miami Law Faculty on New Biden Administration, Trump Transition

Friday, January 22, 2021

From The Boston Globe to The New Yorker and the San Francisco Chronicle, national media have reached out to Miami Law faculty experts to weigh in on the current political climate. Some professors that have been quoted or mentioned...

Largest Entering Spring LL.M. Class in 10 Years: 52 Students Join Miami Law Online and On Campus

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Manisha Dilip Shirolikar, Hector Fernandez, Sarah Stegleder, Danilo Knijnik

Since 1952 Miami Law has offered a welcoming environment that has drawn U.S. and foreign-trained lawyers from around the globe to...

Miami Law in Top 10 in Princeton Review 2021 Best Law School Rankings

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The University of Miami School of Law has been listed in the top 10 in the 2021 Princeton Review in its specialty listings in three categories: the best southeastern law schools, the best for most diverse faculty, and the best in...

Professor Bernard Oxman Honored with Prestigious Hudson Medal from American Society of International Law

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Professor Bernard Oxman receiving the Manley O. Hudson Medal in a virtual ceremony.

Professor Bernard H. Oxman was presented virtually with the 2021 Manley O. Hudson Medal by The American Society of...

To Address Emerging Global Trends in the Business of Real Estate Development, LL.M. Program Expands Construction Law Curriculum

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Robert Traurig/Greenberg Traurig Real Property Development LL.M. Program is expanding its construction law curriculum with a new course beginning this spring semester – Emerging Legal and Commercial Trends in Construction Projects...

For Civil Rights Work, Firm of Squire Patton Boggs Honors Miami Scholar Alumna as Distinguished Fellow and Student as Public Policy Fellow

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Adrienne Harreveld, J.D. '19 and Amanda Suarez, 3L

University of Miami School of Law is known for students’ commitment to social justice and public interest, and the prestigious firm of Squire Patton Boggs...

Miami Law's Dean Varona Joins Law Deans in Open Letter on Capitol Attack and 2020 Election

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Miami Law’s Anthony E. Varona, dean and M. Minnette Massey Professor of Law, joined one-hundred-fifty-six other sitting law school deans – representing more than three-quarters of U.S. law schools – in publishing an open letter today...

Kele Stewart Named as One of Eight National Bellow Scholars

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Professor Kele Stewart

During the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, Professor Kele Stewart, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Co-Director of the Children & Youth Law...

1L Gains Exposure to Environmental and Criminal Justice Via Winter Break Internship, Volunteer Projects

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

1L Stevi Leavitt

With equal parts interest in immigration law, criminal law, and environmental law, Stevi Leavitt saw the extended winter break as an opportunity not to be wasted. With the ability to work...

Top Listens of Miami Law’s Podcast, the Explainer

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Miami Law’s legal podcast, the Explainer, is gearing up for season six mid-January. Here are a few themes that gained top listens from seasons past.

Gun Control

In season two’s bonus episode, Business Tackles...

Students Address Fair Housing and Health Disparity Issues Affecting Nearby Residents

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Building in Miami's West Coconut Grove Neighborhood

Fellows from the Community Equity Lab at the Center for Ethics and Public Service worked alongside community organizations in the historically Afro-...

PREP Presents “Life Turns on a Dime: The Impact of the Global Pandemic on the Practice of Law.”

Wednesday, January 06, 2021


The Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program wrapped up the semester with a virtual CLE webinar at the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami. PREP director, Jan Jacobowitz, was joined by students Camila Rivero...