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Clinic students with client; Maxine Latremoille

Social Workers and Lawyers Doing Holistic Child Advocacy

Seven years ago, Maxine Latremoille began as a social work intern in the Children & Youth Law Clinic and never left. “I see it as one of my roles to bring a sense of context and humanity to the legal process. CYLC clients are more than just the sum of their case files; they are human beings,” says Latremoille.

Health Rights Clinic students with their clients and Melissa Swain

Students Secure Three Client Victories Via Health Rights Clinic

Students from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic had three recent wins. “These are the first clients these students have ever represented,” said the clinic’s director JoNel Newman. “They started school in August, and have already changed their clients’ lives.”

Human Rights Clinic studetns & professors

Human Rights Clinic Submits Four Reports to UN

By the first week in October, eleven HRC students, under the supervision of Professors Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Tamar Ezer, and Denisse Córdova Montes, were knee-deep in writing four Universal Periodic Review reports to the UN Human Rights Council, alleging human rights violations by the United States.

Immigration Clinic 10th Anniversary

Immigration Clinic's Ten-Year Legacy

In the past decade the Immigration Clinic has defended countless individuals against deportation, advocated for immigrant survivors of violence, and unaccompanied border children, and mounted complex litigation against anti-immigrant laws and policies. "The clinic is a labor of love," says Professor Rebecca Sharpless, the founding director of the clinic.


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Environmental Justice Clinic
Environmental Justice Clinic Wades into Climate Change

Innocence Clinic
Innocence Clinic Celebrates Exonerations and Exonerators

Investor Rights Clinic
Investor Rights Clinic Student Fellows Conduct 4-Day Arbitration Hearing on Behalf of Defrauded Retiree

Startup Practicum
Students in Startup Practicum Successfully Register Clients for Multiple Trademarks

Tenants' Rights Clinic
Case-by-Case, Tenants’ Clinic Makes a Difference


January 30  Clinics Open House | 12:30 - 2:30 PM; Student Lounge

February 5 Clinics Info-Session: Human Rights & Immigration | 12:30 – 1:50 PM; Student Lounge

February 13  Clinics Info-Session: Tenants’ Rights & Innocence | 12:30 - 1:50 PM; Student Lounge

February 18  Clinics Info-Session: Bankruptcy, Investor Rights & Startup Practicum | 12:30 -1:50 PM; Student Lounge

February 18  A New Kind of “War on Poverty” – The Trump Administration’s Policies Toward Impoverished and Disabled Immigrants Defending the Human Rights of Migrants Lecture Series | 12:30 – 2:00 PM; Room F309

February 20  Clinics Info-Session: Children and Youth Law & Health Rights | 12:30 - 1:50 PM; Student Lounge

February 25  Clinics Info-Session: Environmental Justice & Community Equity, Innovation and Resource Lab | 12:30 - 1:50 PM; Student Lounge

February 28  Miami Law Clinics Application Deadline

April 17 Immigration Clinic 10th Anniversary and CLE Lecture | 12:00 PM; Room E352

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