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"Living Law" Mini Lectures Launch New Students into Real-Life Legal Issues

During Fall 2018 orientation, entering J.D. and LL.M. students got a taste of their legal journey to come via “Living Law Talks”- a series of dynamic, short faculty lectures.
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Robert E. Dooley

J.D. '53 Contributes $1.1 Million Gift to Advance Scholarship and Innovation - Building Named in Honor

The 1953 law alumnus Robert E. Dooley recently made a gift of $1.1 million to Miami Law that will be used to endow a named scholarship and support a fund that encourages the promotion of faculty research and teaching innovation.

Marilu Marshall

J.D. '69 - from Criminal Law to Cosmetics - Marilu Marshall on Career with Estée Lauder

The cosmetics executive sat down to talk about the arc of her life and career. She finds being at Estée Lauder enthralling; it’s a company founded by a woman selling products primarily to women with a great pool of female talent.


Lawyer AND Playwright - Alumnus Makes a Name for Himself on Broadway

Women in Big Law: A Conversation with Hogan Lovells Attorneys and Alumnae

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Michael Chiorazzi Named to Lead Miami Law's Library

Michael G. Chiorazzi joined Miami Law as associate dean for information services and Dean’s Distinguished Director of the Law Library this past summer. “Michael is widely regarded as one of the preeminent and farsighted law librarians in the country,” said Dean Patricia D. White.

Legal Upheaval

Book on Achieving Success in Changing Legal Landscape

Professor Michele DeStefano’s new book, Legal Upheaval, lays out the trifecta for success in a changed legal landscape: creativity, collaboration, and innovation. A former marketing executive, DeStefano, is also guest faculty at Harvard Law School’s Executive Education program.

Marc Fajer

First Law School LGBTQ Alumni Event Honors Professor Marc Fajer

For the past 30 years, Fajer has been a strong supporter for his students and the LGBTQ community.


New Death Penalty Debate: A Conversation with Professor Scott Sundby

Fentanyl use in a Nebraska execution and the Catholic Church’s recent stand have stirred debate over how states execute the condemned.


You Can't Do That: Political Consequences of Fights about State and National Power with Professor Charlton Copeland

With Hundreds of Downloads and 15 Episodes, Miami Law's New Podcast Ends Its Successful First Season


Alice Kerr

Former Army Colonel & 2L Making the Most of Her Time at Miami Law

Meet the self-named “Broad on the Bricks” and read how 53-year-old Alice Kerr, with a past IT career and an interest in cybersecurity and veterans’ rights, came to be a 2L at Miami Law.

Acting Dean Osamudia James and Michele Roberts

NBA Players Association Executive Director, Michele Roberts, Addresses Law Students

Roberts spoke about her professional journey and current NBA issues with Acting Dean Osamudia James in a fireside chat format; the talk was co-sponsored by the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and UM Libraries.

Miami Law students are empowering local high schoolers to think like lawyers.

STREET Law: It’s About the Law and Legal System

Through an innovative program, Miami Law students are empowering local high schoolers to think like lawyers.


Prestigious Law Schools in Italy and Spain Join International Exchange Offerings

Miami Law has partnered with the University of Florence in Florence, Italy and with Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid, Spain.


Student Is 1 of 50 to Participate in TV Academy Foundation’s Program - Interns at HBO

Collaboration with Colombia’s Javeriana University Leads to Maritime & Coastal Law Exchange Course

Miami Law Holds Inaugural Legal Impact Hack for First-Year Students


January 14 - 18   Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning | Register

January 25   US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Oral Arguments | More Information: events@law.miami.edu

February 8 – 9   2019 University of Miami Law Review Symposium

February 12   LL.M. Open House | Register

March 11 - 15   Entertainment Law (w/Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía-ISDE ) | Register

April 4 - 5   Entertainment and Sport Law Society Annual Conference

April 11 - 13   We Robot 2019

April 14 - 15   LawWithoutWalls Conposium

April 26   CEPS Legal Malpractice and Professional Liability Roundtable | Register

May 20 - 24   European Sports Law (w/Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía-ISDE) | Register

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