February, 2013

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Being fully prepared for the Bar exam is one of the fundamental requirements of a career in law. As part of that imperative, Miami Law's Academic Achievement Program is launching Bar Week, a series of events from March 1 to...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In a series of simulated disputes, a team comprised of second-year Miami Law students Ryan Appel and Mitchell Retelny came in fourth place, out of 40 teams from around the country, in the 6th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition at...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

From left, Jennifer Drake of Becker & Poliakoff; Errick Benson Peart; and the firm's Yolanda Jackson and Rosa de la Camara. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law)

A second-year Miami Law student, Errick Benson Peart, has won a...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

As president of the American Civil Liberties Union, Professor Susan Herman is often called upon to express her opinions on some of the most potent and controversial issues in the land, and her recent appearance at Miami Law was no...

Friday, February 22, 2013

Miami Law 2L Allison Brede at Appellate American Inn of the Court panel. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

A juror tweeting about his time in jury duty; an attorney posting an embarrassing photo of a client on Facebook...

Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and the University of Miami School of Communication have announced a new partnership to train students to produce in-depth news reports, investigative stories and other news...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

From left, Jessica Marroquin, Jordan Redavid, Andrea Solano and Harvey Sepler. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

A team from Miami Law emerged as a regional winner in the American Bar Association's National Appellate Advocacy...

Friday, February 15, 2013

Visiting Professor Lesley Rosenthal, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, is teaching a one-week course at Miami Law titled "The Role of In-House Counsel at a Nonprofit,"...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Pamela Adewoyin, a second-year law student at Miami Law, has been enjoying some good news lately.

To begin with, she has been honored with the National Black Law Students Association's Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship....

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Judge Jose E. Martinez of the U.S. District Court, at right, with students. (Photo: Emily Horowitz/Miami Law) 

Most days at around 7 a.m., the Miami Law campus is deserted. But on a Wednesday morning earlier this month,...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Children's Home Society Executive Director Jackie Gonzalez, Karen Throckmorton, and Event Chair Ani Hernandez. (Photo: Miami Law)

Thousands of children – dirty, malnourished and alone – boarded the so-called orphan trains...

Friday, February 15, 2013

Miami Law graduate Irina Rostova greets Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis in September 2012 at Florida Bar swearing ceremony. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law)

Miami Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service...

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Catharine MacKinnon and Professor Mary Anne Franks. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

Professor Catharine A. MacKinnon of the University of Michigan, renowned for her teaching and activism on sexual-equality...

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Miami Law students this semester have a bumper crop of nationally prominent legal scholars to choose from as far as guest speakers are concerned. They include U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who spoke on campus Feb. 1,...

Monday, February 18, 2013

This year's University of Miami Law Review Symposium, "Social Media & the Law," was held on February 15 and 16 at the Storer Auditorium. The symposium approached this expansive subject through four separate panels.

Context and...

Friday, February 08, 2013

Justices Ivan F. Fernandez, Richard J. Suarez and Thomas Logue of the Third District Court of Appeal. (Photo: Miami Law)

Miami Law students observed the judicial process in action as Judges Richard J. Suarez, Ivan F...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Miami Law student Catherine Kaiman, President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice; Professor Mary Anne Franks; Sarah Weddington; Professor Donna Coker; and Dean of Students Janet Stearns (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) ...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy at Miami Law after meeting with Dean Patricia D. White in her office on Feb. 11, 2013. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Some years ago, during a visit to his native California,...

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Miami Law mourns the passing of Martin Nash, J.D. '61. He was a partner in the firm Nash Axman Watkin PLC in Coral Gables, where he specialized in tax law. With more than 50 years of experience in the law, Nash was an expert in various aspects of...

Thursday, February 07, 2013

The University of Miami's School of Law unveiled its newest joint degree, a J.D./Ph.D in Environmental Science and Policy, last week.

Dale Jamieson, director of environmental studies and affiliated professor of law at New York...

Thursday, February 07, 2013

The nation's leading conference for estate planners, trust officers, accountants, insurance advisors and wealth management professionals, organized every year by Miami Law's Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, attracted a record number of...

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy at Miami Law after meeting with Dean Patricia D. White in her office on Feb. 11, 2013. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy visited...

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Professor Geoffrey Stone, a leading constitutional scholar and the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at University of Chicago Law School. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Over the last few decades, a salient...