HEALTH RIGHTS CLINIC

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, November 11, 2015

Douglas and Lindsay Nelson Lehtinen are not your average law students. They have flown fighter jets from Al Asad Airbase in Iraq, taught at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and served our country as officers in the Marine...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Florida CHAIN recently honored third-year law student Zachary Lipshultz with its first Young Advocate Award for his advocacy work at Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic. The Health Rights Clinic helps impoverished Floridians who have been...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The attorneys and certified legal interns from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic have filed a federal suit against the Social Security Administration on behalf of 12 indigent and disabled clients who have been waiting as long as 26...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Carlos Nuñez sits in the waiting room with his mother at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s pediatric oncology clinic, alex’s place, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The walls of the pediatric hospital are covered...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

At the juvenile courthouse: 2L Roodelyne Davilmar, who argued the case, Marcela Alvarez and a relative, five year old Yoselin and 2L Brasilia Echevarria.

In its efforts to continue to reach underserved populations, ...

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Front: Fergus Lawrie, Kate Laverty, Dede Akiti, 2L, Roodelyne Davilmar, 2L; Back: Enan Wilson, Drew Long and Craig Leslie

Six Scots arrived at Miami International Airport Wednesday night, only to be swept up and...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Third-year law students Diana Jordan and Bethany Bandstra successfully petitioned the Juvenile Division 11th Circuit Court of Florida on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who fled her native Honduras due to a horrific family life. The court found...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Melissa Swain, Zachary Lipshultz and JoNel Newman

Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic was invited to present last week at Jackson Memorials’ “Grand Rounds” – the established important teaching tool and ritual of medical...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Alissa Gold, JD’13, worked in Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow. Working exclusively with veterans, she won two disability claims with Social Security for two of her clients in her last two...

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