June, 2021

HOPE Social Justice Summer Webinar Features Two Miami Law Environmentalists

Friday, June 25, 2021

Natalie Barefoot & Kelly Cox

The HOPE Social Justice Summer Webinar kicked off with the recent Miami Scholar Public Interest Program environmental advocacy event with alumnae Natalie Barefoot and Kelly...

Inaugural Class of At-Risk Teens Graduates from First Star Academy

Friday, June 25, 2021

Ronnie Stevens, left, who graduated from the First Star Academy, celebrated with Kaitlyn Casanas, center, assistant program director; and Maria Pia De Castro, program director.


Immigration Law: Clinic Intern Wins Clinical Training Markus Award

Friday, June 25, 2021


Jose Ortega, 3L

The directors of the University of Miami School of Law clinics voted to confer the 2021 Markus Award on Jose Ortega, a rising third-year student, for the exemplary work he...

New Real Estate Law Course Addresses Emerging Legal and Commercial Trends in Construction Projects

Friday, June 25, 2021


This Spring Miami Law expanded its Real Property LL.M. construction curriculum with the successful new course “Emerging Legal and Commercial Trends in Construction Projects.”

As a member of the esteemed Real...

Recent Graduate and HOPE Fellow Awarded Prestigious Human Rights Program Fellowship

Friday, June 25, 2021

Gita Howard, J.D. '21

Gita Howard, a HOPE Fellow who recently graduated from Miami Law, was awarded a prestigious Human Rights Program Fellowship with a placement at Human Rights First. Human Rights First is...

Miami Law Wins 2021 Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

Thursday, June 17, 2021


Students competing on Zoom

In spring 2021, The Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board team of third-year law students Christian Maroni and Catherine Talley won the 2021 Jeffrey G. Miller...

Human Rights Law Clinic Advocates for the Decriminalization of Homelessness Before the Ninth Circuit

Thursday, June 10, 2021


Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic recently filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Blake v. City of Grants Pass, highlighting that punishing homelessness through the...

Joint Degree Alumnus’ Successful Swivel from Politics to Regulatory Policy

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Brendan Corrigan, J.D./M.P.A.'14

Brendan Corrigan is keenly familiar with the interplay that exists between law, politics, and policy. Since graduating from law school, his legal career has spanned roles as...

Students Win Sports and Business Law Case Study Competition

Wednesday, June 02, 2021


 Miami Law team

A team of four Miami Law students recently won the Moorad Game Day Case Competition, hosted by Villanova University School of Law.

The honor marked Miami Law’s...

The University of Miami Law Review Caveat Publishes Special Issue on Racial Injustice

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

As the first step in facilitating the discourse required to bring racial discussions to the forefront, the University of Miami Black Law Students Association and the University of Miami Law Review collaborated on a special issue of the...

Media Entrepreneur Laurie Silvers, J.D. '77, Named Chair of UM Board of Trustees

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Even as the skeptics tried to convince her that a basic-cable TV station dedicated to science fiction would never succeed, Laurie Silvers held her ground, telling the naysayers that there was, indeed, a market for such a channel.