December, 2017

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT: Rebecca Sharpless University of Miami School of Law Director of Immigration Clinic 305-284-3576 or 6092 rsharpless@law.miami.edu

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (December 19, 2017) – The Immigration Clinic at the University of...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (December 12, 2017) – The Roddenberry Foundation announced today that Professor Caroline Bettinger-López of the University of Miami School of Law is the winner of a Roddenberry Fellowship for her COURAGE in Policing Project (...

November, 2017

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Discussions examine from all sides of court and bench

WHAT: The University of Miami School of Law hosts the 2nd Annual Miami Law Class Action & Complex Litigation Forum bringing...

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 03, 2017

Twenty-one law students from Professor Carrie Bettinger-López’s International Human Rights Law and Advocacy class teamed with South Florida anti-poverty organizations to produce six reports for the United Nations special rapporteur on...

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...

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Federal arbitration expert Q&A on NLRB v. Murphy Oil, Lewis v. Epic Systems, and Morris v. Ernst & Young LLP

The headline question before the Supreme Court on October 2 concerns employees and class arbitration in the...

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Two-day conference offers latest development information

 

WHAT: Miami Law and the Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium Law...

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 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 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...

July, 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 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...

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...

Friday, July 28, 2017

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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 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...

May, 2017

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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...

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 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,...

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 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...

Monday, April 17, 2017

Miami Law’s Caroline Mala Corbin Explains Case Before the Supreme Court

What happened in the case?  The State of Missouri created a program, the Playground Scrap Tire Surface Material Grant program, which reimbursed the...

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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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:...

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...

January, 2017

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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...

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...