Rebekah Poston and Linda Dakis were roommates throughout their time at Miami Law in the early 70s. They both attended night school after working full-time during the day, and although they were tired at night, they were serious about law school and their career goals. But they still managed to have fun.
Karen Throckmorton's farewell fete, and not just because of the lure of sweet laden tables of treats. As with every truly good celebration, there were laughs and tears, and a tiny touch of a celebrity roast, as is befitting for such a powerful force of positivity, cheerfulness, grit, and just downright sweetness.Not surprisingly, it was standing room only at
Rising second-year law student Shekida Smith has been appointed National Student Director for the ABA Law Student Division's National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) Subcommittee.
The trial for George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch captain accused of murdering teen Trayvon Martin while on patrol, began last week. The news media has reached out to Miami Law faculty experts for their input and thoughts.
Students in Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program wrapped up the semester with CLE ethics trainings presented to the Cuban American Bar Association and Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association.
Award-winning journalist Trevor Aaronson visited a Miami Law class recently to talk about his recent book, The Terror Factory, and to give students advice as they pursue their own investigative articles.
Miami Law's Legal Corps has been awarded a second $10,000 grant by The Miami Foundation, which will fund a six-month fellowship at Dade Legal Aid's Put Something Back Pro Bono Project.
Two rising second-year Miami Law students – Antonio Hernandez and Jose Vazquez – have been chosen to participate in the inaugural HNBA/Microsoft IP Law Institute in July in Washington, D.C. with 25 other nationally selected law students.
Christine Job, the former President of Miami Law's Student Bar Association, is pictured on the cover of the latest issue of Miami magazine, the University of Miami's publication for alumni. Job, who graduated on May 11, was one of four students highlighted in the cover story, titled "Putting the U in Community."
Students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program, demonstrating the diverse reach of the program, presented ethics CLE trainings at the law firm of White & Case and the non-profit organization Americans for Immigrant Justice – all in the same week.
Hailing from all over the world, the LL.M. graduates of the International Graduate Law Programs represent the success of an international legal education at Miami Law.
A standing room only crowd was on hand for the premiere of the Historic Black Church Program's Oral History film, "Someday We'll All Be Free: The Desegregation of Miami," part of the University of Miami School of Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service.