October, 2021

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In Memoriam: Adjunct Professor Martin Hunter – A Giant of International Arbitration

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Martin Hunter

Martin Hunter, one of the University of Miami School of Law’s renowned adjunct professors in the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program, passed away on October 9 at the age of...

Tech Powerhouses Discuss Legal Implications of the Rising Dependence on Digital Identification

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Miami Law’s student organizations focus on technology law and criminal law. Recently, the Technology Law Club and Criminal Law Society hosted a discussion regarding the evolving digital landscape, delving into digital...

National Pro Bono Week Spotlight: Alumna Practices Environmental Justice in the Private Sector

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Katrina Tomas, J.D. '19

Miami Law alumna and Miami Public Interest Scholar Katrina Tomas, J.D. '19, is working at the intersection of environmental justice, land use, and public interest law at a private...

Winners of Gaubatz Moot - Miami Law's Primary Moot Court Competition - Announced

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

2Ls Bailey Beauchamp and Lauren O'Neil

The strength of Miami Law's moot court team is a key reason it was ranked 21st in the U.S. for 2020-21 out of all 200 ABA-accredited law schools....

Cyber Law Expert Mary Anne Franks Presents “Lessons from the First Internet Ages

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Professor Mary Anne Franks

What is the future of the Internet? Thirty years after the creation of the first web page, what have we learned about the impact of the Internet on communication, connection, and...

International Arbitration Alumni Feature: Anabel Blanco, J.D./ LL.M. ’20

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Anabel Blanco, J.D./LL.M.'20

Name: Anabel Blanco

Country of Origin: Cuba, U.S.A.

Year of J.D./LL.M.: J.D./LL.M.: 2020

Law School(s) attended: University of...

Miami Law Student Advocates for Tenants During COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Sam Sachs, 3L

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant housing crisis at both a national and local level. Third-year Miami Law student Sam Sachs has spent the last year and a half on the front...

Industry Experts Discuss Social Equity in the Cannabis Market

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

An increasing number of states across the country have, to varying degrees, legalized the sale of cannabis products. Simultaneously, there is a growing concern that minority communities are being excluded from engaging in these markets...

Homecoming 2021 Features Marquee Headliners Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and Money Court's Katie Phang JD '00

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Katie S. Phang, J.D. ‘00 and Preet Bharara

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and Money Court co-host Katie Phang joined Miami Law graduates for a conversation at Morning Spirits, part of Homecoming 2021....

 Celebrating the Life of Gail D. Serota, JD '79

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Gail Serota, J.D. '79

As a dedicated Miami Law student, Gail D. Serota, JD ’79, spent many hours in the reading room on the first floor of the University of Miami Law Library. Her soon-to-be husband, Joseph...

New Miami Law Podcast Explores Lessons in Leadership

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Miami Law has launched a new podcast, The Leadership Gameplan, where accomplished professionals share their unique lens on leadership. Miami Law alumnus, adjunct professor, and coach Marc Trestman hosts the show and Greg Levy, director...

Immigration Clinic Files U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic has filed a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief as counsel of record for the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Patel v. Garland — a case that will decide the scope of a key judicial review provision...

Miami Law Students Receive Cuban American Bar Association Foundation Scholarships

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Chelsea Olivera, 2L, and Jessica Munoz, 2L

To the late and much celebrated Cuban poet José Martí, "el talento es un don que trae consigo la obligación de servir a las demás personas, y no a nosotros...

Alumna Mentors Fellow Miami Scholar and Environmental Justice Clinic Member at Everglades Law Center

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, J.D. '16 and Olivia Johnson, 2L

Second-year law student Olivia Johnson and Miami Law alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, J.D.' 16, are walking a similar path, with Carpenter in the...

Miami Law Announces New Partnership with Yale Law’s SELA Consortium of Law Schools Devoted to High-Level Scholarship in Latin America

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

As part of its commitment to international law, the University of Miami School of Law is joining Yale Law School as an equal partner to direct, organize, and participate in SELA, the Seminar in Latin America on Constitutional and...

Professor Mary Anne Franks Selected to Deliver Prestigious 41st Tresolini Lecture on the U.S. Constitution

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Professor Mary Anne Franks

Miami Law Professor and Michael R. Klein Distinguished Scholar Chair Mary Anne Franks virtually delivered the 41st Tresolini Lecture sponsored by Lehigh University where she...

Miami Law Symposium Fosters a Wealth of Scholarship and Advocacy

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Two years ago, the University of Miami School of Law's Human Rights Clinic, in collaboration with the University of Miami School of Communication, University of Miami Race and Social Justice Law Review, University of Miami Law Review,...

Wellness Week Supports Students' Well-Being; One of Many Wellness Resources Offered

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

This past Sunday, the 15th annual Wellness Week kicked off at Miami Law. The much-anticipated celebration is designed to recognize and address students’ intellectual and emotional well-being ahead of Law Student Mental Health Day on...

From Robot Companions to Robot Rights to Smart Farming – 10th Annual Conference to Canvass Emerging Law and Policy

Friday, October 01, 2021

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robotic systems are changing our society, our laws, and our social constructs at breakneck speed. We Robot, the annual, interdisciplinary conference on the emerging legal and policy...