February, 2017

EXPERTS IN THE NEWS: Prayer, Executions, Porn, Arbitral Awards, and RICO

Friday, February 24, 2017

Legality of Legislator-Led Prayer Still Murky, Scholars Say I Bloomberg News

Town of Greece “upheld a legislative prayer practice where most of the prayers were Christian,” Caroline Mala Corbin, a professor who...

MIAMI LAW EXPERTS IN THE NEWS: Sanctuary Cities and Travel Bans, Stand Your Ground and Campus Rapes, and the Acosta Nomination

Friday, February 17, 2017

How sanctuary sentiments are clashing with Trump immigration enforcement in Miami I America Magazine

As a result, most immigration advocates were astonished when the mayor caved to President Donald J. Trump on Jan. 26. The...

International Music, Film, Television, and Sports Law Symposium

Friday, February 17, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries are hosting a two-day conference, “From New York to Hollywood to Miami...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UM Law Holds Restorative Justice Discussion

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

‘Plugging the School-to-Prison Pipeline’ is a Race & Social Justice Law Review event

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 14, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law’s Race & Social Justice Law Review’s...

MIAMI LAW EXPERTS IN THE NEWS: Nordstrom Maelstrom, Fiduciary Rule, SCOTUS nominee, and the New York Convention

Friday, February 10, 2017

White House advisor ‘counseled’ after brand promotion I WSVN

Caroline Mala Corbin interviewed (1:05) on ethics and constitutional maelstrom growing out of President Trump’s tweets about Nordstrom and Kellyanne Conway’s on-air...

 ‘Crises of Liberal Democracy’ Symposium at UM Law School

Thursday, February 09, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law is hosting a two-day symposium, “Crises of Liberal Democracy: Political Economy, Social Integration, Law, and Identity,” in honor of the work and career of Professor David Abraham.


SOURCE ALERT: Federal Appellate Court Upholds Stay of Trump Travel Ban

Thursday, February 09, 2017

University of Miami School of Law’s experts are available to discuss the ruling by the federal appellate court over President Trump’s executive order

Immigration law expert: David Abraham  teaches Immigration & Citizenship Law...

SOURCE ALERT: Expert Unpacks Trump’s ‘Fiduciary Rule’ Rollback

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

President Trump issued a presidential memorandum on Friday seeking to block the implementation of President Obama’s “fiduciary rule,” which barred financial consultants from steering clients toward high commission/high fee investments, contrary...

MIAMI LAW EXPERTS IN THE NEWS: Muslim Ban, SCOTUS Pick, Florida Constitutional Issues

Friday, February 03, 2017

Diaz-Balart is wrong that Trump immigration is like ‘wet foot, dry foot’ rule change I The Miami Herald

University of Miami immigration law professor Kunal Parker also said that Diaz-Balart’s comparison is invalid.


Miami Law Hosts Louis Henkin Human Rights Lecture

Thursday, February 02, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law presents the 5th Annual Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights, “The Right to Property.” 

José Enrique Alvarez

WHO: José Enrique...