January, 2012

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Friday, January 27, 2012

Catharine Skipp, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with a long career in the national news media, has joined Miami Law as Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs. The law school's dean, Patricia D. White, said Friday she was "delighted"...

Friday, January 27, 2012

Jules Coleman, a preeminent scholar and the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School, has joined Miami Law's faculty for much of this spring semester as the first University Distinguished...

Thursday, January 26, 2012

A group of students interested in pursuing careers in international law, or otherwise hoping to improve their legal research, writing and advocacy skills, gathered Wednesday to learn about Miami Law's International Moot Court Board. The session...

Friday, January 27, 2012

First-year law students needing a little help with their grades – and who doesn't? – now have a place to go for inspiration.

On the evenings of Jan. 31, Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, workshops titled "How You Can Make Your Grades Work for You"...

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Innocence Clinic, which is dedicated to rectifying wrongful convictions and combating injustice, has two new faces on its team.

Craig Trocino, who since 2010 has worked as an adjunct with the clinic, has a fresh title – Practitioner...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Miami Law hosted a Public Interest Fair on Monday for students interested in public interest and experiential learning opportunities. The event, which featured students and faculty from Miami Law's clinics, the HOPE Public Interest Resource...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Garrett Lorentz and Kamal Sleiman, second-year students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program, conducted an ethics training session recently for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office. Under the supervision of the...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Miami Law joined forces last week with Florida International University's School of Law and the human rights clinic of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia, to present the first Human Rights Training Week, a collection of...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Amid the fierce backlash against a pair of...

Thursday, January 19, 2012

When Steven Mariano turned down a scholarship from the University of Miami School of Law some 25 years ago to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, he remained an admirer of the school for the positive impact it makes on the Miami...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Miami Law joined forces last week with Florida...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

From left to right, Kamal Sleiman, Tom Headley, Susan Dechovitz and Garret Lorentz. Headley and Dechovitz are senior trial counsel in the State's Attorney's Office. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Garrett Lorentz and Kamal...

Friday, January 27, 2012

Jules Coleman, a preeminent scholar and the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School, has joined Miami Law's faculty for much of this spring semester as the first University...

Thursday, January 26, 2012

A group of students interested in pursuing careers in international law, or otherwise hoping to improve their legal research, writing and advocacy skills, gathered Wednesday to learn about Miami Law's International Moot Court Board. The...

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

This spring semester, under the auspices of the...

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

It's no secret that landing the perfect legal job...

Friday, January 06, 2012

Charles Haskell. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Miami Law student Charles Haskell has been declared the winner of a Miami Herald scholarship contest that sought articles from students about the second anniversary of the...

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Tara Lovings, a second-year Miami Law student, has been chosen to receive the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Award for the Southern region. The award, which recognizes law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and...

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

From left-to-right: Justin Ortiz, Christopher Hopkins and Matthew Friendly. (Photo: Miami Law)

Justin Ortiz and Matthew Friendly, two students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently...

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

ORLANDO – Thousands of estate planners, attorneys, trust officers and wealth-management professionals are swarming a resort hotel here this week for a conference – the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, a division of the University of Miami...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Michael Greenfield and James Lechter, two student interns in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently presented a CLE ethics training for the Coral Gables Bar Association.

Under the supervision of Jan...

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Alma Jennings Foundation, a private foundation located in Coral Gables, has awarded the University of Miami School of Law a $100,000 grant to manage and maintain the student lounge at Miami Law, which serves as a central hub for law students...

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Averil Andrews and Jenny Khavinson, students in Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, are the authors of an article in the current issue of Domestic Violence Report about the case of Jessica Lenahan, a Colorado woman whose three...

Friday, January 27, 2012

Catharine Skipp, a Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Friday, January 27, 2012

First-year law students needing a little help...

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Alma Jennings Foundation, a private foundation located in Coral Gables, has awarded the University of Miami School of Law a $100,000 grant to manage and maintain the student lounge at Miami Law, which serves as a central hub for law students...

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Averil Andrews and Jenny Khavinson, students in Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, are the authors of an article in the current issue of Domestic Violence Report about the case of Jessica Lenahan, a Colorado woman whose three daughters were killed...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Michael Greenfield and James Lechter, two student interns in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently presented a CLE ethics training for the Coral Gables Bar Association.

Under the supervision of Jan...

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

It's no secret that landing the perfect legal job or internship can be difficult.

Legal applicants of every sector are realizing that it takes more than good grades and a couple of extracurricular activities to get your foot in the door...

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

This spring semester, under the auspices of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the University of Miami School of Law and Florida International University are co-hosting a four-part lecture series titled "The...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Amid the fierce backlash against a pair of proposed bills in Congress, the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act, issues of copyright law have risen to the forefront of national discussion. With the controversy...

Thursday, January 19, 2012

When Steven Mariano turned down a scholarship from the University of Miami School of Law some 25 years ago to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, he remained an admirer of the school for the positive impact it makes on the Miami community and...

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

ORLANDO – Thousands of estate planners, attorneys, trust officers and wealth-management professionals are swarming a resort hotel here this week for a conference – the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, a division of the University of Miami...

Friday, January 06, 2012

Miami Law student Charles Haskell has been declared the winner of a Miami Herald scholarship contest that sought articles from students about the second anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12.

Haskell's winning article – a...

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Innocence Clinic, which is dedicated to...

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Miami Law recently hosted a national legal writing conference featuring 17 speakers from law schools around the country. Professor Alyssa Dragnich worked with the Legal Writing Institute to bring the one-day training workshop to the law school...

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Tara Lovings, a second-year Miami Law student, has been chosen to receive the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Award for the Southern region. The award, which recognizes law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and...

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Justin Ortiz and Matthew Friendly, two students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program, recently presented an interactive ethics and technology session for the Palm Beach County Bar Association's Technology Practice...

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Miami Law recently hosted a national legal writing conference featuring 17 speakers from law schools around the country. Professor Alyssa Dragnich worked with the Legal Writing Institute to bring the one-day training workshop to the law school...