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Immigration Clinic Wins Cases of Jamaican LGBT Immigrants
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Stephanie Rosendorf, Kirsten Corneliussen, Erin Evashevski, and Bennett Blachar 

In two separate victories this semester, students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic represented two Jamaican LGBT individuals seeking...

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Miami Law Welcomes the 2015-16 Student Bar Association
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Matt Deblinger, Stephanie Lopez, Jordan Lewis, Chase Howard & Bryston Stafford 

The 2015-16 Student Bar Association was sworn in at Miami Law’s annual Passing the Gavel ceremony. Matthew Deblinger was elected as...

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3L Student and Miami Scholar, Nejla Calvo, Receives Coveted Equal Justice Works Fellowship
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Nejla Calvo

Third year law student Nejla Calvo was recently selected to receive a prestigious fellowship from Equal Justice Works, the nation’s premier nonprofit focused on placing attorneys in public interest law...

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PREP Students Explore Ethical Issues in Criminal Law with Prosecutors and Public Defenders
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Karyn Sanchez, Shawn Abuhoff, Jerome Jackson, and Julien Apollon 

Every year, the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) students are able to explore diverse areas of the law and interact with...

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Miami Law Team Beats 21 to Win Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Miami Law’s team of MacKenzie “Mac” Morey, 2L, and Mathri Thannikkotu, 3L, recently won the 17th annual Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition held at SUNY Buffalo Law School. Thannikkotu was also named best...

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Miami Law Fares Well in Innovation and Career Rankings with Associate Promotions to Partner
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

In recent ratings, the University of Miami School of Law garnered high rankings for its innovation and graduates promoted from associate to partner at law firms across the U.S. and locally.

Cambridge University included Miami Law as...

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Presence at Pediatric Mobile Clinic Enables Health Rights Clinic to Provide Legal Services to Immigrant Children
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, ...

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International Moot Court Teams Meet With Success – One Team Advances to Worldwide Competition in The Hague
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Miami Law’s International Moot Court teams recently participated in two moot competitions and placed highly in both.

The team of Jhanile Smith, Victoria Samuels, and Shawn Abuhoff, all 2Ls, competed at the International Criminal...

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Miami Law Students Present Access to Justice Project to the Legal Services Corporation’s National Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

In the summer of 2014, third year student William Mueller was first invited to present the Access to Justice program – A2J - he had worked on with a group of Miami Law students and his supervisors. The presentation took place at the 2014...

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Jason Neufeld, JD ’07, Creates Low Fee Referral Service at Legal Services of Greater Miami
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

While working as the President of the North Dade Bar association, Jason Neufeld, JD’ 07, noticed a problem in his community — there were many individuals who did not quite meet the threshold to be assisted by Legal Services of Greater Miami...

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