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Protecting Foster Children - Judge Refuses to Dismiss Children & Youth Clinic’s Federal Class Action

Foster Children Protected: Judge Refuses to Dismiss Class Action

The Children & Youth Law Clinic joined other child advocates to bring a federal suit against the FL Dept of Children & Families for its failure to maintain safe living arrangements for foster children in FL's Southern Region. On April 17, a district judge denied the DCF’s motion to dismiss the case.

$1 Million in Client Recoveries - Investor Rights Clinic Hits Milestone

$1 Million in Client Recoveries - Investor Rights Clinic Hits Milestone

As the only securities arbitration clinic in Florida providing free assistance to small claim investors, current and former student interns celebrated a notable milestone for the Investor Rights Clinic - reaching and crossing the $1 million dollar mark in client recoveries.

Health Rights Clinic Lawsuit Allows Thousands to Receive Disaster Food Assistance

Clinic Lawsuit Allows Thousands to Receive Disaster Food Assistance

The Health Rights Clinic settled a lawsuit earlier this month with the state and the federal government to reopen applications for disaster food relief following a fall 2017 hurricane. The agreement will allow more than 158,000 disabled Floridians to apply for assistance.

Class Action for 92 Somalis - Immigration Clinic Files Suit

Class Action for 92 Somalis - Immigration Clinic Files Suit

The Immigration Clinic is lead counsel in a class action lawsuit for men and women on a botched and abusive deportation flight to Somalia. The group sustained injuries from shackling at their wrists, waists, and legs for almost two days, including 20+ hours on a runway in Dakar, Senegal.

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Innocence Clinic
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Human Rights Clinic Students Advocate for Rural Women's Right to Food at UN

Environmental Justice Clinic
Clinic Students Uncover Toxic Dumping Seek Environmental Justice, This Time on FL West Coast

Investor Rights Clinic
First-Hand Advocacy: Clinic Fellows Travel to D.C., Push for Investor Rights on Capitol Hill, at SEC

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

There are still summer internships available in the Children & Youth Law Clinic, Immigration Clinic and Investor Rights clinic. If interested, please email kstewart@law.miami.edu

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