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...

August, 2017

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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 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 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...

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...

July, 2017

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Friday, July 28, 2017

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 27, 2017) – Marike Paulsson, director of the International Arbitration Institute at the University of Miami School of Law, has been appointed as a council member for North America to the court of the Mauritius...

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 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...

June, 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...

Friday, June 16, 2017

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Friday, June 16, 2017

 

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

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...

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...

Friday, April 07, 2017

Multiple Homes Mean More Costly Protection For Presidents I National Public Radio

FOX: To spend more than $200,000, the Secret Service has to ask Congress for a bigger budget. And with the Trumps, the budget has to be a lot...

March, 2017

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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...

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 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...

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...

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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Friday, February 24, 2017

Legality of Legislator-Led Prayer Still Murky, Scholars Say I Bloomberg News

Town of Greece “upheld a legislative prayer practice where most of the prayers were Christian,” Caroline Mala Corbin, a professor who...

Friday, February 17, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries are hosting a two-day conference, “From New York to Hollywood to Miami...

January, 2017

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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...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law is holding an Open House to provide information about its LL.M. offerings in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, Estate Planning, International Arbitration, International Law (with or without...

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...

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...