April, 2011

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Three Miami law students from the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) recently presented a CLE Ethics training for the Caribbean Bar Association. Topics included the ethical issues involved in website advertising, solicitation...

Friday, April 22, 2011

Miami Law's Historic Black Church Program, the only historic black church program in legal education, will premiere its annual oral history documentary film project at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center and the Greater St. Paul A.M.E....

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Nykeah Cohen tried to hold back tears as she accepted two of the most coveted awards given to students enrolled in the semester-long Litigation Skills I course. On Monday, the second-year student was recognized for accruing the most points...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Miami Law's Human Rights and Immigration Clinics, along with Haitian leaders, faith groups, and family members, participated in a rally last Friday to protest the United States government's decision to deport Haitian detainees. Despite the...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Miami Law's Dean Patricia D. White, as well as the deans from the Australian National University College of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, New York Law School, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, and Southwestern Law...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

The mayor of the City of North Miami and Miami Law graduate Andre D. Pierre dedicated Saturday, April 9, 2011 as the official day of recognition for the chapter achievements of Miami Law's Black Law Students Association (BLSA). This day of...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

The University of Miami School of Law is the first law school in Florida to be accepted into the Innocence Network, an international umbrella group of organizations dedicated to exploring the global human rights issue of the wrongful conviction...

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Faculty, friends and colleagues gathered at the Lowe Art Museum on Monday evening to recognize Miami Law Professor A. Michael Froomkin who was awarded the Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Endowed Distinguished Professorship for the 2010-...

Monday, April 04, 2011

In recognition of their outstanding accomplishments, the UM Alumni Association will be hosting their Alumni Awards Ceremony for 2011 on April 14th at the Newman Alumni Center in Coral Gables to honor some of Miami Law's exemplary graduates. The...

Friday, April 01, 2011

Spencer Aronfeld, JD '91 has enjoyed powerful courtroom victories over Walt Disney World, Wild Oats, P.A.C. Construction, Fedan Tire, and Todel Apartments and has gained international recognition as a lawyer for the people. Aronfeld is a Board...

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

After a successful win at last week's ACG Cup competition, sponsored by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Jarred Leibner knows his decision to pursue a JD/MBA was well played.

"I definitely think there's so much that can be...

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

As a guest of the University of Connecticut School of Law, Miami Law Professor Irwin P. Stotzky delivered the inaugural Richard D. Tulisano '69 Human Rights Lecture and presented the keynote address at the twenty-fifth anniversary of the school's...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Judge Juan Ramirez Jr., Chief Judge of the Third District Court of Appeal and adjunct professor at Miami Law, led the Oath of Admission to The Florida Bar at the Swearing in Ceremony held inside the Law Library Reading Room on Tuesday, April 12...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

A who's who of the Miami Law public interest world gathered in the Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge on April 7th to honor those who have excelled in public service throughout the South Florida community and beyond.

Hosted by...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) became official in the spring of 2011, making it the sixth religious organization at Miami Law.

On March 30, the organization launched with an in-depth panel discussion titled "Who's Afraid of...

Friday, April 15, 2011

Miami STREET Lawyers held a legal-focused field trip for Coral Gables High students at Miami Law on April 8. During the event high school students were able to interact with University of Miami students and local attorneys.

As part of...

Monday, April 18, 2011

The students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) recently presented a CLE ethics training for the attorneys at White & Case. Under the supervision of Director Jan L. Jacobowitz, Fellow, Ben Carter and Interns...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Several Miami Law Professors participated at this year's Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference held in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The conference focused on faculty development issues and provided an opportunity for legal scholars and community...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Miami Law Professor Kele Stewart has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright award – an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. State Department. It provides college and university professors – chosen for their strong...

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Faculty Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, April 27 with Professor Tamara Rice Lave. She will present "Throwing away the Key: Should States Follow U.S. v. Comstock by Lowering the Threshold for Sexually Violent Predator Commitments?" in...

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Human Rights and Immigration Clinics at Miami Law recently appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. to make their case against resuming U.S. deportations to Haiti. Despite the cholera outbreak and...

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Students from the Health and Elder Law Clinic have won over $150,000 in Social Security back payments as well as ongoing monthly income on behalf of their disabled clients this semester. The awards came only after clients were repeatedly denied...

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The Charles C. Papy Moot Court Board is currently ranked No. 13 in the country among ABA-accredited school boards. This win is a three-rank improvement over last year, in which Miami Law ranked No. 16 in the nation.

The team of Darci...

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The Faculty Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, April 13 with Professor David Abraham. He will present "Immigration and Social Solidarity in a Time of Crisis: Europe and the U.S. in the New Century" in the Law School's 4th floor faculty...

Thursday, April 07, 2011

From Georgia to Germany, the moot court teams of the University of Miami School of Law are experiencing an unprecedented winning streak in competitions all over the world.

Throughout the semester, students have taken home the top spot...

Friday, April 08, 2011

The Faculty Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, April 20 with Visiting Professor Alejandro Portes. He will present "The Eagle and The Dragon: Immigrant Organizations in the Development of Mexico and China" in the Law School's 4th floor faculty...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Miami Law announced today a $1.5 million pledge to name the triple degree J.D., M.B.A., LL.M. program at the School of Law by Steven M. Mariano, CEO and Chairman of Patriot National Insurance Group, Inc.

A scholarship offer from the...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Competing in what has been described as "the Rolls Royce" of moot court contests, a team of three University of Miami School of Law students has captured the prestigious Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court Competition, defeating 26 teams...