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Professor Scott Sundby

Professor Scott Sundby Named Robert C. Josefsberg Chair in Criminal Justice Advocacy

The $3.45 million donation from David C. Humphreys, J.D. '83, created the chair that honors the legendary criminal defense attorney Robert C. Josefsberg. Prof. Sundby is a nationally recognized scholar on capital punishment.



Moot Court

Moot Court Team Wins Gibbons Criminal Procedure Competition

The Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court team of 2Ls Gabriella Pinzon and Brandon Shinder placed first in the competition held at Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey.


Top 10 – In Five Areas, LL.M. Programs Listed in Worldwide Rankings

Sports, media/entertainment, real estate, alternative dispute resolution, and international law were among the 2022 top 10 in LL.M. Guide's Top Programs by Specialty.

Human Rights Clinic

Clinic Testifies at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Hearing on Stopping Deportations to Haiti

"After spending months documenting the human rights violations faced by individuals deported to Haiti…it was very cathartic to present their stories before the commission," said Human Rights Clinic student Clayton Oates.

Environmental Law

For Second Year in a Row, UM Wins First Place at Environmental Law and Policy Competition

The competition asked students to consider how private environmental governance tools could be used to tackle a pressing environmental issue.


More Program Stories

Human Rights Program and Partners Host Food, Housing and Racial Justice Symposium

International Moot Court Team Wins North American Round in Environmental Moot Competition

PreLaw Magazine Awards Miami Law “A” in Seven Areas of Study

Leading Entertainment, Sports, and Art Law Experts Gather at Miami Law for Conference

Immigration Clinic Holds All-Day Virtual Court Hearing in New Space

Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Teams Experience Success in Three Prestigious Competitions



Professor A. Michael Froomkin

Professor A. Michael Froomkin Publishes Article about Privacy Gaps with Two Recent Grads

Professor A. Michael Froomkin recently published “Safety as Privacy” in the Arizona Law Review. The article was co-authored with recent graduates, Phillip Arencibia and P. Zak Colangelo-Trenner.

Scott Eichhorn

Scott Eichhorn Named Director of Investor Rights Clinic

Following the 10th anniversary of the Investor Rights ClinicScott A. Eichhorn has taken over the reins as director after a stretch as acting director.

Miami Law Faculty

Miami Law Faculty Make Imprint at 2023 AALS Meeting

At the world's largest gathering of law faculty, University of Miami School of Law faculty participated on an array of panels.

Professors Kunal Parker and Pablo Rueda Saiz

Two Law Professors Receive Provost's Research Awards

Funding will support Kunal Parker's study of race, citizenship, and movement in the U.S. and Pablo Rueda Saiz's research into the mobilization of Amazonian Indigenous campaigns against oil.


More Faculty & Staff Stories

Law Professor Studies the Decision-Making Process of Capital Murder Juries

Grants Help Faculty to Curate Scholarly Research

Professor Bernard Perlmutter Serves as Research Fellow at European University Viadrina in Germany

Professor Donna Coker to Serve as International Visiting Fellow at Dalhousie University School of Law

Amy Perez Named Assistant Dean of Office of Career and Professional Development

Tina Portuondo Inducted into the NAEPC Estate Planning Hall of Fame




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Judicial Appointments

Two Miami Law Alumnae Receive Judicial Appointments

Kendra Davis Briggs, J.D. '02, and Stenise L. Rolle, J.D. '02, were recently appointed judges in their respective communities.

Awards & Recognition

Alumni Receive Awards at Broward Judicial Reception

The guests at the reception were welcomed by Daniel S. Newman, J.D. ’91, president of the Law Alumni Association, and Dean David Yellen, who presented the Law Alumni Association awards to four alumni.

Awards & Recognition

Entertainment Law Impact: Grads and Faculty Stand Out on Billboard's 2023 List of Top Music Lawyers

Miami Law's Entertainment and Sports Law programs garnered top recognition again, as alumni, adjunct faculty, and program cohorts stand out in Billboard Magazine's list of the nation's best music lawyers.

Alumni Profile

Alumnus Kicks Off National Second Chance Month with Yale Law Acceptance

Angel Sanchez, J.D. '20, will focus his postgraduate legal scholarship on issues of mass incarceration and its collateral consequences.


More Alumni Stories

Miami Law Goes to Big Law – Big Law Comes to Miami

Debora Enix-Ross, J.D. ‘81 Blazes Trails in the Legal Profession

The Legal Marathon: A Conversation with Chris Lomax, J.D. ‘08

You Make Your Own Experience: An Interview with Tal Lifshitz, J.D. ‘12


Miami LawExplainer

Our expert faculty gives context, relevance, and significance to the news of the day. The top three podcasts of Spring 2023 are:

S10 E2 Property Law and the Confederate Monuments

Environmental and property scholar JESSICA OWLEY discusses rehoming Confederate statues.

S10 E1 On Deck and in the Wings at SCOTUS

Constitutional scholar CHARLTON COPELAND unboxes the state of the current Supreme Court of the United States.

S10 E6 The State of Legal Education

Legal education has been in flux lately. DEAN DAVID YELLEN discusses the developments. 




Teams Win First and Second Place in ABA Tax Section’s Law Student Tax Challenge

The teams presented oral arguments before a panel of tax lawyers and tax court judges attending the Section of Taxation 2023 Midyear Meeting in San Diego, CA.


Second Ukrainian Law Student Arrives with International Law LL.M. Scholarship

At the start of the war, Iryna Shalinska fled from Lviv, Ukraine to Germany. She began her LL.M. studies at Miami Law this spring semester.


Miami Law Student Interns at Florida Supreme Court

Savannah Valentine interned for Justice John Couriel this past fall, one of her favorite experiences in law school.


LL.M. Student in Real Property Development Awarded CREW Miami Scholarship

An attorney who has practiced in Washington, D.C., and New Jersey for over 15 years, Erica Lee is pursuing her LL.M. degree at Miami Law to transition into a real estate law practice.


More Student Stories

Inter-American Law Review Symposium - Haiti: Reparations & Restitution

Second-year Law Student Pursues Interest in Technology Law

EASL J.D./LL.M. Student Wins the BESLA Law School Essay Competition

Student Dispatch from South Korea for UN Meetings on Global Climate Technology

Black Law Students Association Engages with Community and Law Students




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