November, 2017

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Friday, November 03, 2017

Robot security guards are hitting the streets I Axios

"If you have a robot with no distinguishing marks, who are you going to call?" A. Michael Froomkin, a University of Miami Law School professor, told McClatchy.

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Friday, November 03, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Snapshot of South Florida’s extreme poverty and human rights

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 7, 2017) – Twenty-one law students from Professor Carrie...

Monday, November 06, 2017

The Institutional Deputy General Secretary of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation, Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada will present a lecture at the University of Miami School of Law in D201 on November 8, 2017, 12:30 a.m. to 1:50 p...

Friday, November 10, 2017

They waited hours in the heat to get food stamps. They’ll have to wait even more. I Miami Herald

The University of Miami Law Clinic, which last week sued the state agency contending that DCF had not adequately provided for...

October, 2017

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Monday, October 30, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 30, 2017) – Stephen K. Urice, an internationally recognized authority in cultural property law and director of the Arts Law Track in the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law LL.M. program at the University of...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 23, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law and the Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium Law announce the 42nd Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development conference on November 2 & 3 at...

Friday, October 20, 2017

Trump’s tweets just might forever prevent his ‘Muslim travel ban’ I Mashable

Those tweets may continue to haunt any further attempts at a "travel" ban, should this third attempt fail like its predecessors. Trump's tweets can...

Friday, October 13, 2017

Donald Trump’s hypocritical attacks on the news media I The Boston Globe

“A president this constitutionally illiterate poses a direct threat to democracy,” said Mary Anne Franks, a University of Miami law school professor....

September, 2017

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Friday, September 22, 2017

How First Amendment Battles Are Shaping Up In the Social Media Age I The Hollywood Reporter

Whether it's Trump's tweets, the Google diversity manifesto writer's controversial firing or Robert Kardashian's recent alleged...

Friday, September 29, 2017

Title IX Changes Are Coming. Can Sides Find Common Ground? I BuzzFeed News

Tamara Rice Lave expected a lot of disagreement when she invited 12 lawyers and professors to a dinner in Chicago on March 3, a day before they all...

August, 2017

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Friday, August 04, 2017

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend to commit suicide, to serve 15 months in jail I The Week

The case sparked debate over the legal definition of manslaughter and whether an individual could be held responsible for...

Friday, August 11, 2017

In the US, buying streets is a centuries-old trend I BBC News

“There’s a variety of ways that property law is odder than what you might think,” says Andres Sawicki, associate professor at the University of Miami School of Law...

Friday, August 25, 2017

How American Presidents Ended Up With the ‘Kingly’ Power to Pardon I History Channel

“There was a proposal to require Senate approval for pardons, but it was rejected” by the Constitutional Convention, says Caroline Mala...

Friday, August 18, 2017

Some racist, homophobic chants in Charlottesville may not be protected under 1st Amendment Vox

Constitutional law experts say these last two examples may not be protected forms of speech.

"You could make the...

July, 2017

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Friday, July 07, 2017

U.S. Citizen Detained by Mistake Sues Miami-Dade Over Immigration Enforcement I The New York Times

“It goes to show just how sloppy this is,” said Rebecca Sharpless, a lawyer representing Mr. Creedle and the...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

U.S. Citizen Illegally Jailed Under Controversial ‘Immigration Detainer’ Directive

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 5, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law’s Immigration Clinic has filed a federal suit against Miami-Dade...

Friday, July 14, 2017

Sorry, But You Need to Care About Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian I WIRED

Even then, according to Mary Anne Franks, a lawyer at the University of Miami who helps states craft their revenge porn laws, first offenders rarely...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Two Miami Law Alumni Make Top Music Lawyers List

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 18, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law is highlighted in...

June, 2017

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Friday, June 30, 2017

The Supreme Court’s Incredible Privileging of Religion I New Republic

Viewed in this light, the court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran is “an asymmetry that can only be explained by a preference for religion,” according to Nelson Tebbe, who...

Friday, June 16, 2017

 

Miami Law only U.S. law school included in international...

Friday, June 16, 2017

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Friday, June 09, 2017

Social media posts reveal racially hostile environment at local school, students say I WPLG Local 10

There is no hate speech exception in the First Amendment, which protects freedom of speech. Zanita E. Fenton, a...

May, 2017

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Friday, May 05, 2017

Puerto Rico bondholders in for bumpy bankruptcy ride I Reuters

In five of six recent public bankruptcies in which the debtor defaulted on bonds, pensioners walked away with full recovery, while bondholders took haircuts,...

Friday, May 19, 2017

How Two Marines Helped Bring Down Revenge Porn on Facebook I Rolling Stone

But Mary Anne Franks, a legislative and tech policy director at the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, says she thinks Facebook still needs to be more...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Why Facebook’s censorship problem many not get any better any time soon I The Washington Post

Facebook will never please everyone, experts said. Mary Anne Franks, professor at the University of Miami School of Law, said that Facebook...

April, 2017

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Locals react to federal judge’s ruling on sanctuary cities I WSVN

Miami Law’s David Abraham weighs in on ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s order to withhold funds from sanctuary cities. (1:07) “It’s a temporary...

Friday, April 21, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Florida (April 21, 2017)  – A big legal innovation/tech conference is coming up April 22 & 23 at the alumni center at the University of Miami. It’s...

Friday, April 21, 2017

Hunt for Facebook Murder Suspect Ends With His Suicide I CNN

Mary Anne Franks discusses the unfettered use of violent streaming video, such as the murder of Robert Godwin, Sr. on Easter Sunday.

Court: Immigration...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Is it true that H1Bs have been used to hire Asian tech workers cheap? Yes, the system has been abused to replace and displace American workers with lower cost workers from South Asia and elsewhere. It’s a shame that it takes a Donald...

March, 2017

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Commentary: Gorsuch ruling will be tainted I The Philadelphia Inquirer

Scott Sundby: At his nomination hearing, Chief Justice John Roberts famously compared a judge's role to that of a baseball umpire whose job is to solely "call balls...

Monday, March 13, 2017

Miami Law Students Provided 2,650 Hours of Service to 42 Startups

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 13, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law launched the Larry HoffmanIGreenberg Traurig Startup Practicum* in 2016 to and in...

Friday, March 17, 2017

The University of Miami School of Law is hosting an information session for foreign lawyers on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. on the Coral Gables campus.

Miami Law offers paths to practice for foreign-trained lawyers in the United...

Friday, March 24, 2017

Survivors of Orlando Massacre Sue Gunman’s Widow and His Employer I The Wall Street Journal

Stephen Halpert, a law professor at the University of Miami, said the plaintiffs face “a steep climb” in establishing that G4S...

February, 2017

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Thursday, February 02, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law presents the 5th Annual Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights, “The Right to Property.” 

José Enrique Alvarez

WHO: José Enrique...

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

President Trump issued a presidential memorandum on Friday seeking to block the implementation of President Obama’s “fiduciary rule,” which barred financial consultants from steering clients toward high commission/high fee investments, contrary...

Friday, February 03, 2017

Diaz-Balart is wrong that Trump immigration is like ‘wet foot, dry foot’ rule change I The Miami Herald

University of Miami immigration law professor Kunal Parker also said that Diaz-Balart’s comparison is invalid.

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Thursday, February 09, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law is hosting a two-day symposium, “Crises of Liberal Democracy: Political Economy, Social Integration, Law, and Identity,” in honor of the work and career of Professor David Abraham.

WHO:...

January, 2017

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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International arbitration lecture focuses on investor-state dispute settlement

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 31, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law’s...

Monday, January 30, 2017

 

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 30, 2017)  --  At 12:30 p.m. today, January 30, the University of Miami School of Law will hold a teach-in to discuss the scope and legality of President Trump’s executive order...

Friday, January 27, 2017

Another Live-Stream Suicide Puts Spotlight on Social Media Ethics I The Wall Street Journal

The spate of incidents raises thorny questions, said Mary Anne Franks, a professor at the University of Miami...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Native-American Chief of first ‘climate refugees’ will deliver keynote

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 31, 2017) – The University of Miami Law Review 2017 Symposium “Climate Wrongs and Human Rights,” will explore the human rights...