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Accredited by the American Bar Association, and is the only public law school in Southern Florida.

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    Pictured (l to r) are Cindy McKenzie, CEPS Program Manager; Jan Jacobowitz, Lecturer in Law; Laverne Pinkney; Anthony Alfieri, CEPS Director; and Ebonie Carter, CEPS Administrative Assistant.
    The University of Miami School of Law’s Center for Ethics and Public Service recently honored Professor Laverne Pinkney with the 2013 Friend of the Center Award, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Historic Black Church Program’s Community Education Project.
    The Historic Black Church Program is part of the Center’s ongoing effort to help ...

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    At the 2013 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Professor Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod was nominated chair-elect of the Executive Committee of the Section on Minority Groups – by a unanimous vote.
    According to the AALS website, sections are established by action of the committee and appointed by the president. The 94 sections, composed of members of the faculty and administration of member schools, provide reports and policy advice to the Association.
    Specifically, the Section on Minority Groups develops and organizes two ...

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    Professor Thomas E. Baker has published a review of retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens’ recent book — John Paul Stevens, Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2011 — in the May issue of the Journal of Legal Education.
    Professor Baker writes: “As a student of the Supreme Court, I found these memoirs overall to be a reassuring account of the man and the institution he served so long and so faithfully.”  Between 1985 and ...

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    Professor Manuel A. Gómez recently served as a panel expert at the Constitutional Innovation, Human Rights, and Public Interest Litigation in the Global South Symposium, held at Stanford Law School on May 7, 2013.
    Professor Gomez’s presentation, A Sour Battle in Lago Agrio: The Judicial Protection of the Environment and Indigenous Rights in Ecuador, addressed the implications of the Chevron-Ecuador saga in the debate on the protection of diffuse rights in Latin America and the development of structural litigation in ...

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    In 17 years of litigating death penalty cases, Stephen Harper has never had a client sentenced to death.
    Celebrating his vital career, the Greater Miami Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union recently honored Harper, clinical professor at Florida International University College of Law, with the 2013 C. Clyde Atkins Civil Liberties Award. The award acknowledges an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the advancement of civil liberties.
    Perhaps Harper’s most important work to date has been demonstrating to the ...

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    Lawyers of Color (LOC) recently selected the 50 most influential minority law professors, who are 50 years old or younger. The Florida International University College of Law is very pleased to announce that José Gabilondo has been named to this exceptional group.
    LOC published the 1st annual edition of “The 50 Under 50 List” on May 15, 2013. The publication is available online and features profiles of these brilliant law professors. The publication also includes the names and racial and ethnic ...

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    Recently, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. honored Professor H.T. Smith with its 2013 Equal Justice Leadership Award, recognizing Professor Smith for 40 years of service to the cause of providing effective legal representation to the poor.
    The event, part of LSGMI’s 4th Annual Heart of Giving Celebration to the “Together, We Must” Campaign for Justice was held at the magnificent Gary Nader Art Gallery and co-sponsored by Florida Supreme Court Justices R. Fred Lewis, Barbara Pariente, and Peggy Quince.
    Professor ...

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    In the following op-ed that appeared in the May 30, 2013, edition of the Huffington Post, Florida International University College of Law Professor Ediberto Román makes the case that FIU is a state leader on issues affecting the lives of thousands, if not millions, of local immigrant families.
    While Not Typically Endorsing Catchy Marketing Efforts, FIU Is Unquestionably Leading the Way
    by Ediberto Román

    As a legal academic, immigration scholar and an old-fashion curmudgeon, I tend to be cynical and ...

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    Recently Professor José Gabilondo appeared on CNN Dinero to discuss two political controversies in Washington, D.C. that have turned on questions of tax policy and enforcement.
    On May 14th, he analyzed the growing debate about selection criteria used by the Internal Revenue Service to search for impermissible political activity in applications for tax-exempt status by social welfare groups.
    FIU on CNN en Español
    On May 22nd, Gabilondo discussed how multinationals reduce their tax burden by using overseas affiliates, an issue that ...

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    In the following op-ed that appeared in the June 20, 2013, U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal, FIU Law Professor Elizabeth Price Foley and David B. Rivkin Jr. analyze ObamaCare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board. 
    An ObamaCare Board Answerable to No One
    The ‘death panel’ is a new beast, with god-like powers. Congress should repeal it or test its constitutionality.
    by David B. Rivkin Jr. and Elizabeth Price Foley

    Signs of ObamaCare’s failings mount daily, including soaring insurance costs, looming provider shortages ...

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    In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled June 26 that married same-sex couples were entitled to federal benefits, and declined to decide a case from California, effectively allowing same-sex marriages there.
    The decision voids a section of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which was adopted with bipartisan support in Congress in 1996 to deny all benefits and recognition to same-sex couples.
    After the news broke, FIU News asked students on social media what they thought of the decision. ...

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    Michelle D. Mason and Linda Calvert Hanson, Director, The Florida Bar, Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism
    The Standing Committee on Professionalism and the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism has selected Michelle D. Mason, senior associate dean of the Florida International University College of Law, as the winner of its 2013 Florida Bar Faculty Professionalism Award.
    Each year, the award recognizes one faculty member or administrator of one of Florida’s law schools who through teaching, scholarship and service to the profession ...

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    In June, Professor Megan Fairlie was in Galway, Ireland, where she lectured on the Irish Centre for Human Rights’ 2013 Summer Course on the International Criminal Court. During the week-long program, students from around the globe heard from academic experts on the Court, as well as from attorneys working with the ICC’s judiciary and in its Office of the Prosecutor. Professor Fairlie’s lecture, “The United States and the ICC: Politics, Practice and Prospects,” provided a comprehensive overview of the U.S.-ICC ...

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    Professor Elizabeth Price Foley discusses the Third Amendment on Fox & Friends with hosts Tucker Carlson and Alisyn Camerota on Sunday, July 7th, 2013. Direct link: Prof. Price Foley on Fox News



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    R. Alexander Acosta, Dean of the FIU College of Law was recently named to the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission of Florida (JNC). “It is a privilege to serve on the federal JNC,” said Acosta. “The Commission performs a critical public function in recommending the most qualified candidates to serve as federal judges, U.S. Attorneys and U. S. Marshals. I am honored to serve with my fellow Commissioners.” Acosta will serve on the JNC through 2015.
    Acosta has a long history ...

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    Professor Gabilondo’s Op-ed, entitled “Marriage equality a step to end bigotry toward gays” was published in the Miami Herald on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Read the Editorial
    A former chair of the Law School Admissions Council’s Subcommittee on GLBT Issues and of the Association of American Law School’s Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Prof. Gabilondo is currently on the committee planning the Association’s 2014 mid-year conference on legal trends in sexual orientation. His work on discrimination has been ...

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    Professor Thomas E. Baker has coauthored another new constitutional law book in the practice-oriented Skills and Values series published by LexisNexis.  Baker explained, “This book series provides teachers and students with realistic exercises that integrate lawyering skills and professional ethics in an interactive format. There is an extensive online Web course component that allows the student to self-assess her performance and to learn con law in greater depth beyond the case method. It was a creative challenge. We borrowed real-world ...

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    Professor Joëllle Anne Moreno was published in the Los Angeles Times on July 21, 2013. Her opinion editorial followed the George Zimmerman Trial and discussed the “Stand Your Ground” and other self defense laws.
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    Professor H.T. Smith was recently the subject of an article by the Miami Herald. Prof. Smith will be inducted into the National Bar Association’s Hall of Fame on July 31 at the Fountainbleu Hotel in Miami Beach. The Hall of Fame Award “honors lawyers who have been licensed to practice law for 40 years or more and who have made significant contributions to the cause of justice.” Read the Full Article here 




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    Professor H. Scott Fingerhut, Assistant Director of the FIU Law Trial Advocacy Program, weighs the prospects for a civil-rights suit in the excerpted email interview with editorial writer Darryl E. Owens of the Orlando Sentinel. Professor Fingerhut is the immediate past-chair of the criminal-law section of The Florida Bar. Read the Full Article
     
     


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