Tag Archives: MiamiLaw

34th Annual Lawyer of the Americas Banquet

  Save the Date 34th Annual Lawyer of the Americas Banquet Hosted by the Inter-American Law Review Honoring the late John Pate, co-founder of De Sola Pate & Brown, a Venezuelan law and consulting firm.The award will be accepted by his son Thomas Pate, JD ’09 Thursday, March 31, 2016 Save to Calendar University of […]

Facebook and Internet Threats: Will the United States Supreme Court Allow a Negligence-Objective Standard to Prove a Threat?

BY BELKENIA CANDELARIO- On December 1, 2014, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a major case—Elonis v. United States—concerning fundamental freedom of speech First Amendment rights. The issues before the U.S. Supreme Court are: (1) whether, as a matter of statutory interpretation, conviction of threatening another person under 18 U.S.C. § […]

Inter-American Law Review Symposium – February 6, 2015

Food Safety Modernization Act: The Future of Food Litigation Date:         Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 Time:        8:30am – 2pm Location: Storer Auditorium at the University of Miami’s School of Business, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 The University of Miami Inter-American Law Review symposium will focus on the Food […]

Is Jamaica’s New Year’s Resolution to Decriminalize Ganja?

BY AMANDA ELIZABETH PRESTON- The recent U.S. midterm elections gained attention from an unlikely source in the Caribbean Sea. Members of the Jamaican Government and Cannabis Commercial and Medicinal Research Task Force have praised residents of Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C., for voting to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession. Proponents for the decriminalization of marijuana […]