HEAR FROM STUDENTS
Hear 1L students describe the steps taken to analyze a legal problem and write about it.
THIRD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL
First-year law students have the opportunity each year to observe the judicial process in action when the Third DCA holds oral arguments at the University of Miami. LComm students are invited to watch seasoned attorneys present oral arguments before a three-judge panel from the Third DCA. Typically during these arguments, the court hears arguments in five cases and each party has ten to fifteen minutes to present its argument to the Court.
WRITING COMPETITIONS & ADVANCED WRITING COURSES
Miami Law encourages students to showcase their writing skills by entering national writing competitions. Sponsoring organizations and law firms typically offer generous cash awards and resume-boosting recognition to top writers.
Click here for a list of writing competitions.
In addition, after the first year of law school, students may choose from a rich array of writing and research electives.
Click here for information on advanced writing courses.