October, 2013

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Monday, October 07, 2013

As part of The Federalist Society fall speaker program, former Ambassador John Bolton delivered a lecture on "America in the World: The Obama View" for students, faculty, and members of the community. Ambassador Bolton...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Miami Law's Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosted a forum last week with local civil and social rights advocates to inspire students to embrace social activism and take a stand against injustice. Parks and Crump...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Maritime Law Society president Andrew Rubin, Ole Varmer and Vice-President Jenna Gushue (Photo: Miami Law)

Miami Law's Maritime Law Society hosted Ole Varmer, a legal adviser to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Miami Law alumna Mindy Reinstein has just returned from a trip to Warsaw, where she represented the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at Europe's largest human rights conference.

In her speech to the 57 states of the Organization...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Miami Law's Tenants' Rights Clinic kept a client in the apartment she called home for 31 years by obtaining a favorable verdict after a two-day jury trial in April.

The client lives in public housing operated by Miami Dade...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Working with the locals to rebuild the Iraqi Health System, May 2003 (Photo: Miami Law) 

2L Noel Christian Pace is anything but an ordinary law student. The six-foot three paratrooper and Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S....

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

More than 200 scholarship donors and recipients attended the Donor Scholarship Luncheon on October 16 in the ballroom of the new Student Activities Center. Representatives from many of the scholarships were in attendance, including Wayne Chaplin...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

During Moot Madrid, the Miami Law team is seen here arguing at one of the Spanish law firms during the competition. Miami Law Students Prepare for Moot Competitions Across the Globe (Photo: Miami Law) 

After undergoing a...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

It's one thing to aspire to attend law school, but it's another to know how to make it there.

"I'm pre-law," sophomore Chloe Ruffel-Smith said. "And I don't know where to find good information about the application and admissions...

Monday, October 07, 2013

Miami Law alumnus Navy Lt. Jesse David Adams never wanted to be a lawyer and didn’t have plans to join the military. He arrived as a 1L without any firm direction. Now, he is not only both a lawyer and in the military, but has risen, in short...

Monday, October 07, 2013

Miami Law alumna Victoria Mendez was recently appointed the new City Attorney for the City of Miami. Mendez has worked for the city since 2004 and says she's honored and excited about this opportunity. "I worked under some great City Attorneys...

Monday, October 07, 2013

Alberto J. Mora, JD '81, visited Miami Law last week to deliver a powerful address about foreign policy and the use of torture as a means to extract information from prisoners at the Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights.

During the...

Monday, October 07, 2013

Dr. Elton Skendaj presented his lecture "Intervention in Syria: Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect" at Miami Law on September 24 as part of the International Law Lecture Series, sponsored by the International Graduate Law...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Miami Law and the Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig LL.M. in Real Property Development Program will present the 38th Annual Ralph E. Boyer Institute Condominium and Cluster Developments at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in...

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

After a long and difficult competition, 2Ls Erin Sales and Alyssa Landino took home first place at the John T. Gaubatz moot court competition, the main moot court contest at Miami Law.

In the final round of the competition,...

Monday, October 28, 2013

Students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP), Ross Militellos, Alexandra Friz and Paulina Valanty, recently presented a CLE Ethics training for Catholic Charities Legal Services.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Charlotte Cassel, a student in the Human Rights Clinic, presenting on domestic violence (Photo: Miami Law) 

To mark the ICCPR National Day of Action (International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights) where...

Monday, October 28, 2013

Left to right: Willa Collins (Associate Professor Frost School of Business), Donald Jones (Professor um law), Osamudia James (Professor um law), Mary Anne Franks (Professor um law), Zanita Fenton (Professor um law) and Jamie Vanaria (...

Monday, October 28, 2013

Miami Law will host Professor Richard Susskind as part of the inaugural lecture of the Larry J. Hoffman, Greenberg Traurig Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Business of Law. He will be delivering a presentation based on his...