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University of Miami School of Law | Barrister Brief

June 2014

Photo: From left to right: Professor Jan Paulsson, Carolyn Lamm, JD '73 and Marike Paulsson

University of Miami School of Law Launches International Arbitration Institute

With Miami as one of international arbitration's most crucial hubs, the University's Institute is ideally suited for professional development, learning and networking with the world’s best. Led by the top international arbitrators in the world, the Institute offers students unparalleled opportunities for research and study under the sustained and personal guidance of preeminent arbitration scholars and practitioners. Read More


Featured Stories
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2014 Graduate Profiles: Corey Gray and Paulina Valanty

We feature Corey Gray, a U.S. Army Bronze Star medalist and Miami Public Interest Scholar Paulina Valanty, two outstanding members of Miami Law's Class of 2014.

Photo: Miami Law Health Rights Clinic students with Ariel Gonzalez

Health Rights Clinic Saves Undocumented Farmworker's Life

The clinic's work with the Miami immigrant community and advocacy at Jackson Memorial Hospital and public health clinics all contributed to saving Ariel Gonzalez's life. Read More

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Conference Focuses on Legal and Policy Issues Related to Robotics

Robots in hospitals, schools, up in the air, and even trading stocks. With their proliferation and growing autonomy, what new rules and policies do we need? Read More


More Miami Law Headlines

Marriage Equality Series Explores Practical Implications of a Post-DOMA Legal Landscape

An Interview with Miami Law Professor Michele DeStefano about LawWithoutWalls

Investor Rights Clinic Wins First Victory and Arbitration Award for 82-year-old Client

Professor Osamudia James Named to Lawyers Of Color’s 50 Under 50 List

Moot Court Teams Experience Unprecedented Winning Streak


Miami Law Alumni
Photo: Laurie Silvers, JD '77

Miami Law Alumna & Husband Establish Scholarship Gifts

A gift from Laurie Silvers, JD '77, a UM Board of Trustee member and co-founder and president of Hollywood Media Corporation, will establish two scholarships supporting Miami Law students. Read More


Photo: Hilarie Bass, JD '81

Alumna Makes Generous Donation To Rename The Bricks

Hilarie Bass, JD '81, is the top female executive at the storied Miami law firm Greenberg Traurig, which has offices in 36 cities throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Read More

Photo: Jaret Davis, JD '99

Outgoing and Incoming Law Alumni Association Presidents Share Vision

With the start of the new academic year comes the transition of leadership; Jaret Davis, JD ’99, will step down as LAA President, and Patricia Redmond, JD ’79, will assume the position. Read More


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Miami Law Events

Friday, June 6
24th Annual Bankruptcy Skills Workshop
Storer Auditorium, UM Business School
8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Thursday, June 26
2014 Annual Florida Bar Convention Miami Law Alumni Reception
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee/Orlando, Fla.
6-7 p.m.

August 13-15

Save the Date

September 15
Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights

October 29-November 2
2014 Alumni Weekend and Homecoming

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