CLINICS

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Don Guerazzi, JD '14, Jade Valdes, JD '16, Craig Trocino, Claudia Meijides, JD ’16

Clothed in a bright orange prison jumpsuit, Jerome Hill hobbled into a Pensacola courtroom on March 30. The heavy shackles at his...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

“Interns in the Clinic don’t just learn the law, they make the law.”  These words, often used by Children & Youth Law Clinic founder Bernard Perlmutter to describe the Clinic’s work, couldn’t be truer this semester.  Students...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Health Rights Clinic students with Ariel Gonzalez

In 2005 when Miami Law’s Health & Elder Law Clinic opened its doors, their first client was a frail and elderly African-American woman stricken with AIDS. She...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Affordable housing in Miami is in short supply. A recent study by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing and Enterprise Community Partners found that 30% of renters in Florida spend more than half their income on rent. Because of this...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Last semester, Evan Stroman and Austen Caraker, along with their mentor, Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog PA’s Grace Robson, helped a homeless veteran through his bankruptcy and in getting back military benefits. It was an...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Last week the one-semester Investor Rights Clinic held its annual Boot Camp, where 13 second- and third-year students crammed everything from securities laws to office procedure training into an eight-hour session so they would be...

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Over the last year, the Miami Office of Disability Adjudication and Review has had the longest average wait times in the country – a little more than 20 months.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

It is acknowledged among criminal law practitioners that federal habeas litigation is one of the most difficult areas of practice. Section 28 USC 2254 has spawned some of the most complicated case law and procedure in criminal...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Brittany Young, JD ‘12, is the Immigration and Refugee Case Manager at Catholic Charities of West Virginia. She is the only immigration attorney in town. Without Young, the undocumented domestic violence victims, unaccompanied minors and...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

“Before I contacted the Investor Rights Clinic, I will admit I didn't have much hope,” said Kathy Piniewski who in mid-2008, on the verge of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, was facing a crisis of her own. The...

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