February, 2015

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Friday, February 27, 2015

In a remarkable constellation of successes involving the federal government, a U.S. District Court judge ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement to pay the Immigration Clinic over $16,500 in attorney fees and three U.S....

Friday, February 27, 2015

Two Human Rights Clinic students, Geoffrey Louden and Lauren Geraghty, recently traveled to Haiti to conduct field research on conditions facing Haitians who have been deported from the United States. The students traveled...

Friday, February 27, 2015

Last year, Chief Judge A. Jay Cristol of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida referred a particularly complicated Chapter 13 case to Miami Law’s Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic. The case involved a debtor at...

Friday, February 27, 2015

The tireless and tenacious work of Innocence Clinic students is often unsung. Wrongful convictions of innocent people take years to litigate properly. But in the case of Jerome Hill, Innocence Clinic students have found enough evidence...

Friday, February 27, 2015

Law student interns with the Investor Rights Clinic (IRC) spend most of their semester-long internship developing and handling securities arbitration claims before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on behalf of small...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

It is inevitable that a profile about Miami attorney Jane Muir will mention her family’s tradition of producing exceptional attorneys. Her father is a well-respected attorney and her mother, Celeste Muir, has served as a judge in the Eleventh...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Panelists included Francisco Angones, JD ’76, Harold Hongju Koh, Roberto Martinez and Marcos Jimenez

Inside the event program, the list was long. In two columns, alphabetized from A to W.

They were the names of...

Friday, February 27, 2015

Lawyers do more than litigate, and the Children & Youth Law Clinic is giving its students an opportunity to advocate both inside and outside of the courtroom. Through public policy advocacy projects supported by grants...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

At AIJ with Karyn Sanchez, Barbara Cabrera, and Jennifer Felipe 

Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) students and director Jan L. Jacobowitz recently visited Legal Services of Greater...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In the space of 96 hours, two United States...

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Miami Law’s Inter-American Law Review will host their annual symposium on Friday, February 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the University of Miami School of Business. The symposium will address the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)...

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Since Sara Yousuf, JD ’05, came to Miami in 1998, she has trained countless young attorneys for careers in public service, been instrumental in the creation of a network of progressive businesses and individuals, and co-founded a hybrid music...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Ask Alison Wiener, JD ’03, how she manages to balance professional responsibilities and personal commitments with a desire to give back and she will respond with a simple question: “Have you heard of the Three T’s? -- Time, treasure,...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Leading experts in sports and entertainment law will participate in Miami Law’s 18th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Conference on February 20th at the Student Activities Center. They will explore the timely topics of...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Miami Law's Immigration and Human Rights Clinics, in collaboration with the University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic, have recently published a report that documents the stories of the men...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

3L Brian Oliver (left) with Kenneth Abdo  Photo courtesy of The Recording Academy®/WireImage.com, Photo by Michael Buckner © 2015

Third-year law student Brian Oliver won The GRAMMY Foundation’s 17th Annual Entertainment...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Miami Law alumnus Michael Daly has recently embarked on a new career as a Legal Adviser for the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague in The Netherlands. He is involved in State-to-State claims and issues related to treaty...

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Front: Fergus Lawrie, Kate Laverty, Dede Akiti, 2L, Roodelyne Davilmar, 2L; Back: Enan Wilson, Drew Long and Craig Leslie

Six Scots arrived at Miami International Airport Wednesday night, only to be swept up and carried off...

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Jack Korte, a 2L at Miami Law, is using his background with environmental issues to power his law school career.

While pursuing his undergraduate degree at Miami University in Ohio, Korte spent time abroad in both Honduras and Costa...