October, 2016

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...

MEDIA ADVISORY: UM Law Hosts Legalization of Marijuana Panel

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Focus on effect of passage of Amendment 2

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 11, 2016) – An amendment to allow physicians to prescribe medical marijuana to patients in Florida is on the November 8, 2016 ballot. A panel of experts will discuss...

Miami Law in the News week of 7 October 2016

Friday, October 07, 2016

Bloomberg News quoted Michael Froomkin on four states’ fight against the U.S. government’s plan to cede internet oversight to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Froomkin said the property claim is baseless because the...

SOURCE ALERT: International Tax Expert on the EU Penalty v. Apple

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The European Commission announced that Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion in back EU taxes, after a two-year investigation. The commission, which enforces business competition, said that Apple's illegal deal with the Irish government allowed...

Miami Law Launches Civil Rights Practicum

Monday, October 03, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 4, 2016) – Professor Donald Jones has recently inaugurated a Civil Rights Practicum at the University of...

Miami Law Clinic Passes the $4M Mark

Monday, October 03, 2016

Health Rights Clinic won benefits for the underserved