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Spring Semester

April 2014

April 4-5

We Robot – Conference on Legal and Policy Issues Relating to Robotics

April 4

Innovative Immigration Defense Seminar

March 2014

March 28

Daria Roithmayr, USC Gould School of Law, “Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage”
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

March 21

Entertainment and Sports Law Society Annual Symposium

March 7

David Adelman, University of Texas School of Law, “Environmental Federalism When Numbers Matter More Than Size” Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

March 5, 19

"Marriage Equality Series: Practical Implications for a Post-DOMA Landscape"

February 2014

February 28

National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review Symposium, “Illicit Trafficking and National Security”"

February 25

Dean Oscar Vilhena Vieira “Rule of Law in Latin America” International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

February 14

University of Miami Law Review Symposium “Leading from Below”

February 11

“Last Chance for a Two-State Solution? A Conversation with Palestinian Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat” International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

February 7-8

“Converge! Conference; Re-Imagining the Movement to End Gender Violence”

February 5, 19, 26

Marriage Equality Series: Practical Implications for a Post-DOMA Landscape

January 2014

January 30

Robert Tobiassen, “The Amazing World of Alcohol Law: Do You or Your Car Drink the Most?”"

January 22

Marriage Equality Series: Practical Implications for a Post-DOMA Landscape

January 13-17

Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Fall Semester

November 2013

November 13

"Victims' Rights and Colombia's Peace Process: A Conversation with Human Rights Defender Lilia Pena"

November 8

Robert Howse, NYU School of Law, "The Tuna-Dolphin II WTO Dispute: A legal and economic analysis of the Appellate Body Report,"
Faculty Speaker Series

October 2013

October 30

Richard Susskind, "Tomorrow's Lawyers"

October 29

Professor Claudio Finkelstein. "Recent Developments in International Arbitration in South America (From a Brazilian Perspective)"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

October 18

Professor A. Michael Froomkin, "Regulating Mass Surveillance: Learning from Environmental Impact Statements,"
Internal Faculty Speaker Series

October 14

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin, "Corporate Religious Liberty,"
Internal Faculty Speaker Series

October 4

Peter Nemerovski, "Beyond the Bluebook: Teaching First-Year Law Students What They Need To Know About Legal Citation,"
Internal Faculty Speaker Series

September 2013

September 30

Alberto Mora, "Destroying What We Seek to Protect: Interrogation, Values, and U.S. Foreign Policy,"
Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights

September 26

Dan Magraw, "The Future of International Environmental Law"

September 24

Dr. Elton Skendaj,"Intervention in Syria: Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

Spring Semester

April 2013

April 4

"Guantanamo Military Commissions: Judicial Approval and Guidance in Hamdan 2," Christina Frohock
National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review Lecture Series

April 5

Shima Baradaran, Brigham Young University Law School, "Funding Terror"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

April 6

Entertainment and Sports Law Society Annual Symposium

April 9

Professor Andrés Jana, "International Arbitration in Latin America: Recent Developments and Future Prospects"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

April 12

"The Internet and Armed Conflict" Panel Discussion
National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review Lecture Series

April 16

Dr. Ramon Mullerat, "Corporate Social Responsibility in Time of Economic Crisis: A European Approach"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

April 17

"Human Genes and Patents at the Supreme Court: A Discussion of AMP v. Myriad" with Dan Ravicher, Executive Director Public Patent Foundation Benjamin Cardozo School of Law Intellectual Property Law Society

April 19

Kerri Stone, Florida International University College of Law "Floor to Ceiling: How Setbacks and Challenges to the Anti-Bullying Movement Pose Challenges to Employers Who Wish to Ban Bullying"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

April 22

Professor J. Janewa OseiTuTu, Florida International University College of Law "The Private Rights for the Public Good"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

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March 2013

March 21-22

Language and Democracy Conference

March 21

Cristina Rodriguez to speak on Immigration Law, New York University School of Law
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

March 28

Elizabeth Emes, Columbia Law School, "Compulsory Sexuality"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

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February 2013

February 1

Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Race, Gender & Class at Work
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

February 1

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor

February 4

Professor Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago Law School
John Hart Ely Lecture Series

February 4

Geoffrey Stone to speak on Constitutional Law, University of Chicago Law School
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

February 7

Mike Seidman, to speak on Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

February 13

Professor Robin Fretwell, Washington and Lee University School of Law, "The Erupting Clash Between Religion and the State Over Contraception, Sterilization, and Abortion"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

February 15

Professor Sheila Foster, Fordham University
"The Mobility Case for Regionalism"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

February 15-16

"Social Media and the Law"
University of Miami Law Review Symposium

February 21

Carolyn Lamm, "Emerging Issues in Investor-State Arbitration"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

February 22

Daryl Levinson to speak on Constitutional Law Remedies, New York University School of Law
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

February 28

Sylvia Ospina and Rafael Moro, "The Launch of Outer Space Law"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

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January 2013

January 11

CLE: Immigration Damages Litigation

January 14-18

Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

January 25

Prof. June Carbone Legalizing Inequality in Family Law

January 25

CLE - Human Trafficking: Demand, Legislation and Prosecutions

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Fall Semester

November 2012

November 2

Margaret Jane Radin, University of Michigan Law School to speak on The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

November 6

Professor Ingrid Wuerth, "Pinochet's Legacy Reassessed"
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

November 8

Chandra Bhatnagar, Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU Human Rights Program, "Bringing Human Rights Home" - a discussion on the role of international human rights in the U.S. and his work advocating for the rights of immigrant workers before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the federal courts.

November 9

"Every Mother Counts" Film Screening and Panel Discussion, Cosford Cinema
Sponsored by Miami Law and Planned Parenthood Federation of America

November 9

Jeanne Fromer to speak on IP and Patent Law, New York University School of Law
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

November 13

Visiting Professor Albert Jan van den Berg
"International Investment Arbitrators" International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)
12:30-1:50 p.m. in Room D201; RSVP intl-llm@law.miami.edu

November 30

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Charles M. and Marion J. Kierscht Professorof Law at the University of Iowa, "Collective Discrimination"
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

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October 2012

October 1

"Superheroes in the Classroom: Law, Lawyers and Comic Books," Mark S. Zaid

October 2

CLE: "Ethics Update for Small Firm and General Practice Attorneys"
Co-Sponsored by the UM Law Alumni Association and Sabadell Bank

October 5

"Bruce J. Winick Fall 2012 Colloquium on Standards in the Problem-Solving Courts"
RSVP Required

October 16

"Women in the Law Roundtable Luncheon " with The Honorable Jacqueline Hogan Scola, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Hosted by the Center for Ethics and Public Service

October 19

Neil Siegal to speak on Constitutional Law, Duke University School of Law Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

October 22

"Private Practice in the Public Interest: Enhancing Your Career and the Community Through Pro Bono Work"

October 23

"Online Copyright Infringement—Grappling with Responsibility," Visiting Professor David Nimmer

October 24-26

CLE: Ralph E. Boyer Institutes on Real Property Law and Condominium & Cluster Development

 

October 30

Professor Kele Stewart, University of Miami School of Law
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)
12:30-1:50 p.m. in Room D201; RSVP to intl-llm@law.miami.edu

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September 2012

September 4

"The Concert of Laws," Leif Wenar, Kings College London
Faculty Speaker Series: Legal Theory Workshop

September 11

"Recovery of Cultural Property," Visiting Professor Guido Carducci
International Law Lecture Series (IGLP)

September 13

"Rights At War," Professor Sarah Cleveland, Columbia Law School Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights

September 18

"Voter ID Laws: A Debate," Hans von Spakovsky, The Heritage Foundation Senior Legal Fellow
Sponsored by the American Constitution Society & Federalist Society

September 25

"The Juvenile Justice System" Panel Discussion: Davone Bess, Hon. Ellen Sue Venzer JD '87, Dale Dobuler JD '11, Professor Mary Ann Franks
Juvenile Justice Seminar
Sponsored by Child Advocacy & Family Law Society and Entertainment & Sports Law Society

September 27

Ravi Brammer, JD '93, Managing Attorney for the Office of the Attorney General-State of Florida
Public Interest Lecture Series

September 27

"Order in the Court" Panel Discussion, Judge Alex Ferrer JD '86 of "The Judge Alex" and Marilyn Milian AB '81 of "The People's Court"

September 28

"Building Communities in Germany: A Democratic Alternative for Multi-Family Housing"
University of Miami School of Law and UM School of Architecture

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MIAMI LAW LECTURE SERIES
Faculty Speaker Series: Internal Series and Legal Theory Workshop

Faculty Speaker Series: Internal Series and Legal Theory Workshop: Faculty speaker events are divided into two categories: the Legal Theory Workshop Series and the Internal Speaker Series. The Legal Theory Workshop Series brings distinguished faculty from law schools throughout the United States and abroad. The Internal Speaker Series spotlights our own faculty members who present works in progress and gain feedback from attendees. Read More.

Immigration Speaker Series

Immigration Speaker Series: The Immigration Clinic has organized lectures relating to Immigration Law. In the past, these presentations have included Roxana Bacon former chief counsel of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, Esther Olavarria of the Department of Homeland Security, and Lee Gelernt and Judy Rabinovitz of the American Civil Liberties Union. Read More.

International Law Lecture Series

International Law Lecture Series: The International Law Lecture Series, typically held twice a month, provides an opportunity to increase knowledge as well as debate and share ideas on current legal topics in the areas of international and comparative law. Miami Law professors and renowned keynote speakers lead the lectures Read More.

John Hart Ely Lecture Series

John Hart Ely Lecture Series: This lecture series was named in honor of the late John Hart Ely, a Miami Law professor and renowned constitutional scholar and academic who is the fourth most-often cited America legal scholar. His book, Democracy and Distrust, is regarded as one of the most important books about American constitutional law published in the twentieth century. Civil liberties lawyer Alan Dershowitz and constitutional lawyer Henry Monaghan were the speakers for the John Hart Ely inaugural lecture in 2010.

Louis Henkin Lecture Series on Human Rights

Louis Henkin Lecture Series on Human Rights: Miami Law's lecture series on human rights is named in honor of the late Louis Henkin, a prominent law professor at Columbia University who was one of the founders of the academic study of human rights and who helped educate a whole generation of human rights lawyers, scholars, and activists. Read More.

Public Interest Lecture Series

Public Interest Lecture Series: Through the Public Interest Lecture Series, students interact in a small-group setting with dynamic and accomplished alumni and faculty who have either dedicated themselves to public interest law or have made a commitment to pro bono work in their private practice and teaching careers. These informal roundtable luncheons allow students to share their aspirations, ask questions and learn about the myriad opportunities in public service and public interest law. Read More.

Robert B. Cole Lecture Series

Robert B. Cole Lecture Series: The Cole Lectures provide a forum for faculty, students and practicing attorneys to hear distinguished jurists and public figures discuss important legal and international matters. The Series honors the late Robert B. Cole, who served for years as the principal legal advisor for the University of Miami and served on the School of Law's Visiting Committee. Previous speakers have included: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice William Rehnquist, Justice John Paul Stevens, Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., Justice Harry A. Blackmun, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Justice Stephen G. Breyer and Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals.