CLINICS

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Arrest records can prevent young people from getting their first jobs or qualifying for certification in certain fields.  Recently, Miami Law’s Children and Youth Law Clinic educated youth on sealing and expunging arrest records at the...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Sawyeh Esmaili, Catherine Kaiman, and Nicole Pecorella

Thanks to Catherine Kaiman, Practitioner-in-Residence and Supervising Attorney of the Environmental Justice Clinic, two law students, 3L Miami Scholar Sawyeh...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Around the world, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community face discrimination, persecution, and torture simply because of their identities or whom they love. In the last year, Miami Law’s Immigration...

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

In 1995, a 17-year-old undocumented Haitian was living alone on the streets of Miami. He was named Edou, before his parents abandoned him, but called himself Tyson. His only bright spark came from the midnight basketball league in a public...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

In the summer of 2016, the Environmental Justice Clinic expanded its community outreach by creating new partnerships with community organizations, including the South Miami's Concerned Clergy & Citizens Coalition and the Collective...

Friday, November 18, 2016

Law students often want the opportunity to represent clients in court, but that can only happen if they have completed the lengthy background check to become a Certified Legal Intern.

Stephanie Koether handing a resident...

Friday, November 18, 2016

Dustin Duty never made it home from his first day of work on May 29, 2013.  Instead, he was wrongfully accused, mistakenly identified, arrested and eventually sentenced to twenty years in prison.

Clinic Director Craig...

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

When Celiana Acilien and her seven-year-old son Lovedhin Seide risked death at sea traveling to the United States, they didn’t know what to expect, but they knew what they were fleeing.  The mother and son were leaving their homeland of...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

As it prepares for its 20th anniversary, the Children & Youth Law Clinic is celebrating a string of victories for foster children in Florida. The wins establish rights and benefits for youth in cases involving developmental disabilities...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tiffany-Ashley Disney and Prof. Patricia Redmond

Miami Law’s Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic recently helped a client fight a creditor who had improperly filed two 1099s with the IRS after a successful chapter 7 bankruptcy. ...

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