December, 2016

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Miami Law Experts in the News: Trump Conflicts, NOLA Ethic Lapse, Hate Groups as Charities, and more

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

 

Proposed Fundraiser Featuring Trump’s Sons Raises Questions I The Takeaway/National Public Radio

And why did the organizers even float the idea of having Trump family members headline a charity event —...

“Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile”

Friday, December 16, 2016

A national conversation on race and profiling  

 

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law is hosting a panel discussion on race in conjunction with the book launch of “Dangerous...

Miami Law Experts in the News: IRS Wealth Squads, Trump on Notice, Campus Sexual Assaults, and Winston Settlement

Friday, December 16, 2016

The IRS Wealth Squad: The Super-rich’s Worst Nightmare I How Stuff Works

 "This is the world we live in, in the last 20 years or so, where these people have net worths that are of a size that used to be reserved for...

Miami Law Experts In the News: Gentrification,

Friday, December 09, 2016

The Miami Herald reported a story on the impact of gentrification in Coconut Grove’s West Grove neighborhood, quoting Anthony Alfieri.  The director of the University of Miami’s Center for Ethics and Public Service, which studies social...

November, 2016

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SOURCE ALERT: Law Expert Craig Trocino discusses Texas Death Penalty Case to be heard by the Supreme Court of the United States

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Bobby Moore to consider the limits of the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against executing the mental disabled. A Texas appellate court held that Moore could be executed irrespective of...

SOURCE ALERT: UM Law Expert Looks at Worldwide Press Coverage of Castro’s Death and the Future of the Cuban Adjustment Act

Monday, November 28, 2016

UM Law's David Abraham looks at worldwide press coverage of Castro’s death and the future of the Cuban Adjustment Act

Last week’s announcement of the death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro brings into question a trove of trade, immigration, and...

Miami Law Experts in the News

Monday, November 21, 2016

The Boston Herald interviewed Becky Sharpless in a story looking at the fallout if cities refuse to help the federal government deport undocumented immigrants. “The federal government cannot commandeer state resources,” said Sharpless. “This long...

M. Minnette Massey, Legendary UM Law Professor, Dies at 89

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

M. Minnette Massey, an original glass ceiling shatterer and leading advocate for diversity, decades before the word entered the popular...

October, 2016

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SOURCE ALERT: Miami Law Energy Policy Expert Weighs Amendment 1

Sunday, October 23, 2016

On November 8, Florida voters will decide on a proposed solar energy amendment. The initiative is seeking to add to what the state Constitution currently allows “establishing a right under Florida’s constitution for consumers to own or lease...

Miami Law Experts in the News

Friday, October 21, 2016

Earned coverage by Miami Law's experts for the week of 21 October

The Guardian, The Washington Post, the Miami Herald, NPR affiliate WLRN, and the Tampa Bay Times quote Miami Law professors Scott Sundby, Mary Anne Franks, and Craig...

SOURCE ALERT: Miami Law Property Expert Q&A on Proposed Amendments 3 and 5

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Florida Legislature is asking voters to approve two Amendments this November that would provide property tax relief to disabled first responders and the elderly poor. Miami Law’s Stephen Schnably explains what is so troubling about such...

Miami Law Experts in the News

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Earned coverage for Miami Law experts for the week ending 14 October

NPR affiliate WLRN, interviewed Miami Law’s Innocence Clinic director Craig Trocino on the Florida Supreme Court decision on Hurst. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down...

September, 2016

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Miami Law in the News - w/e 30 September 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

 

The Leesburg Commercial Appeal quotes Caroline Mala Corbin in a story about the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing a case against a school system’s refusal to allow a gay-straight alliance at a local middle school. Generally...

UM School of Law Launches New “Cert Talks” Series

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The new "Cert Talk" series examines cases to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Fall 2016 session....

Miami Law in the News Week Ending 16 September 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Politifact quoted Michael Froomkin on Senator Ted Cruz’s assertion that President Barack Obama gave away ownership of the Internet. Bloomberg Business also quoted Froomkin on the same issue.

The Miami Herald quoted Frances Hill in a...

41st Annual Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development

Monday, September 19, 2016

Two-day conference offers latest on real estate development information

WHAT: Miami Law and the Ralph E. Boyer Institute on...

August, 2016

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Miami Law in the News Week Ending August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Daily Beast quoted Tamara Lave in a story about a new California law aimed at increasing prosecutions of sex crimes, like the ones allegedly perpetuated by Bill Cosby, by eliminating statute of limitations.

The Florida Record...

University of Miami School of Law Presents Back to the Future: Exploring Legal Ethics, Then and Now

Friday, August 19, 2016

CLE-approved event by the Center for Ethics and Public Service and the Children and Youth Law Clinic

WHAT: In honor of their 20th anniversaries, the University of Miami School of Law’s Center for Ethics and Public Service...

Miami Law in the News Week Ending August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Wired interviewed Scott Sundby on whether Donald Trump's insinuation that his followers take up arms against Hillary Clinton or her nominees to the Supreme Court is a chargeable offense.

Univision Noticias interviewed David Abraham...

Miami Law in the News Week Ending August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

NPR’s Here and Now featured a five-minute interview with Scott Sundby regarding Donald Trump’s remark about Second Amendment advocates stopping Hillary Clinton.

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Jan Paulsson on issues surrounding...

July, 2016

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Miami Law in the News Week Ending July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

The New York Times publishes comments from Mary Anne Franks on a case where a Florida deputy sheriff successfully claims Stand Your Ground in the killing of a man carrying an air rifle.

The Week quotes Mary Anne Franks in a story about...

SOURCE ALERT: Sandra Friedrich Explains the Panama Canal Dispute

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The first claim in the multi-billion dollar Panama Canal dispute between an international consortium of construction companies, Grupo Unidos por el Canal composed of Spain-based Sacyr Vallehermoso, Italy-based Salini-Impregilo, Belgium-based Jan...

Miami Law in the News Week Ending July 22, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

The Washington Post quotes Mary Anne Franks on the banning by Twitter of conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos.

Inquirer.com mentioned Bernard Oxman and his role representing The Philippines v. China in the international arbitration...

Miami Law in the News Week Ending July 15, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

The Philippines Star, PhilStar, and Thai Business News mentioned Bernard Oxman, as counsel to The Philippines over maritime rights in the South China Sea arbitration.

Law 360 quotes Marike Paulsson on the South China Sea decision....

June, 2016

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SOURCE ALERT: Caroline Mala Corbin Looks Ahead on Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Caroline Mala Corbin

 

In a sweeping ruling on abortion, the United States Supreme Court struck down a highly restrictive Texas law in a 5 to 3 decision yesterday...

Miami Law in the News Week Ending June 24, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

Law360 quoted Marike Paulsson on how Brexit could affect international arbitration and the English Arbitration Act.

Before It’s News quoted Mary Anne Franks on the rise of cyber stalking and online harassment and the importance of law...

SOURCE ALERT: Why Brexit Matters: Caroline Bradley Opines

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Caroline Bradley

On Thursday, UK voters will answer the question "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?" (Leaving the European Union is...

SOURCE ALERT: Andrew Dawson Explains Puerto Rico's Debt Restructuring

Monday, June 20, 2016

Andrew Dawson

Puerto Rico has a $2 billion debt payment due on July 1, which Puerto Rico’s governor has stated it will not be able to pay. While there have already been significant missed...

May, 2016

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Miami Law in the News Week Ending May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

The Wall Street Journal published a debate with Professor A. Michael Froomkin, founder of the We Robots conference, on the privacy rights of property owners and where drones should be allowed to fly. In an online poll, 82% of readers agreed with...

University of Miami School of Law Holds Bankruptcy Skills Workshop

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Full day program with experts in changes in local practice and earns CLE credits

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 17, 2016) – The University of Miami School of Law provides a unique look into navigating consumer...

April, 2016

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SOURCE ALERT: Q & A with Peter Lederer - Vanguard and Co-Founder of LawWithoutWalls

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Miami Law spoke with Peter Lederer, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law who serves on the Law School’s Visiting Committees. He is one of LWOW’s founding members, and the Chairman of its Advisory...

University of Miami School of Law Startup Practicum Client/Law Student Launches International Nonprofit

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

 

CourtVision’s basketball program empowers the disenfranchised in summer exchange with players from Latin America.

From April 29th until May 3rd, members of CourtVision International’s high...

Dean Emerita Mary Doyle Honored – JD/PhD in Environmental Science Fellows Named

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

   

Annie Brett and Johnny Bartz

The University of Miami School of Law and the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy award inaugural Doyle Fellows to two J.D./Ph.D. candidates...