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Whose Land is it Anyway? Why the Dakota Access Pipeline protests aren’t really about oil

By: Michelle Perez Thousands of protestors, including members of over 280 Native American nations, gathered to establish Standing Stone Camp, outside of Bismarck, ND, creating the greatest gathering of Native American Tribes in the United States in nearly 150 years. They have unified to support the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, a part of the Great Sioux Nation, in its fight against the United States […]

Peace Fails by a Knife’s Edge

By: Matt Dennison On September 26th a historic peace accord was signed between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group to end a civil war that has ravaged the country since 1964. This accord came after multiple rounds of negotiations beginning in 2012. The agreement called for a a […]

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 […]

A Pathway to the Legal Profession

BY CHELSEA SILVIA–The Florida Supreme Court is currently faced with a highly contentious and unprecedented issue: Whether an undocumented immigrant is eligible for admission to the Florida Bar. Several factors will likely influence the Court’s decision, including policies driving President Obama’s “Deferred Action” program,2 existing federal legislation on immigration,3 and procedural constraints imposed on the […]