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  • FIU Law Archives - Law
    federal judge October 13 2015 FIU Law One commentator has described it as a series of loosely bound doctrines and casual labels that different courts assign to proffered evidence of discrimination that they planned to discount or ignore Kerri Lynne Stone Taking in Strays A Critique of the Stray Comment Doctrine in Employment Discrimination Law 77 MO L Rev 149 159 2012 Professor Howard Wasserman s podcast for Northwestern University Law Review September 10 2015 FIU Law Faculty News In the News Hear Professor Wasserman s podcast which is a companion to his recent article in Northwestern University s Law Review Online Externship Internship Opportunities August 17 2015 FIU Law Project for representation of a juvenile in the Third District Court of Appeal of Florida The Office of Externship and Pro Bono has an opening for two 3L students to work with appellate attorney Karen Gottlieb of the Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law Read more about what they do here This placement Welcome to the 2015 2016 school year August 17 2015 FIU Law For those of you who are gracing the hallways of Rafael Diaz Balart Hall for the first time we warmly welcome you to the FIU Law family We hope that you are eager to get started on your law school career and excited about the year ahead Whether you decide to participate in a competition mindfulness in life and law June 19 2015 FIU Law https law fiu edu wp content uploads sites 21 2015 06 LOGOsquare mindfulness in life and law jpg FIU Law s Inaugural class celebrates 10 year reunion April 27 2015 FIU Law alumni inaugural class reunion The class of 2005 celebrated their 10 year reunion FIU Law s Director of Finance and Administration Danilo Castillo receives 2013 Rising

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/news/fiulaw/ (2016-01-02)
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    More about Students Experiential Learning FIU Law offers a variety of experiential learning opportunities These include three in house legal clinics and judicial civil and criminal externships Read More about Experiential Learning Top Stories FIU Law supports students during finals with meals and extend library hours GOOD LUCK ALL December 2 2015 FIU Law wishes students success during finals Elroy John and Enbar Cohen named 2015 ABA Regional Negotiation Champions November 16 2015 FIU Law team advances to 2016 National ABA Negotiation Competition in San Diego Read More Faculty News H T Smith serves as commencement keynote speaker at his Alma Mater December 22 2015 H T Smith delivers University of Miami s commencement address Professor M C Mirow elected MacCormick Fellow at Edinburgh Law School Scotland December 15 2015 Professor Mirow has been appointed a 2016 MacCormick Fellow at Edinburgh Law School Read More Student News FIU Law soon to be graduate shares her experience at the NBLSA Pre Law conference December 11 2015 Scheril Murray Powell shares her experience at the 9th Annual NBLSA Pre Law conference Third year law student Jessica Satinoff receives Leesfield Scolaro P A scholarship December 8 2015 Jessica Satinoff receives Leesfield Scolaro P A scholarship Read More Alumni News FIU Law alumnus Jonathan Rupprecht 13 publishes two books on unmanned aircraft December 11 2015 FIU Law alumnus Jonathan Rupprecht 13 publishes two books on unmanned aircraft Alumnus Robert Visca 14 pens commentary in Daily Business Review December 10 2015 FIU Law alumnus Robert Visca 14 pens commentary in Daily Business Review Read More Events Evening Students Meeting January 14 2016 Table for Six January 21 2016 Ovadia CP P Office Public Interest Government Law Resource Fair January 26 2016 Graduation Composite Pictures January 27 2016 Graduation Composite Pictures January 28 2016 Public Interest

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  • Clinical Program - Law
    at FIU Law FIU Law clinics are taught by full time faculty members and accomplished adjunct professors Students learn how to exercise sound legal judgment engage in problem solving strategies and take responsibility for decisions just as any licensed attorney would As a key component to a student s curriculum Clinics offer hands on experiences enabling them to apply course work to actual cases and to examine the institutional ethical and professional issues inherent in the lives of practicing lawyers The Program exposes students to client transactional work advocacy and litigation in a supervised setting In addition to the benefits of working closely with professors and legal practitioners students gain valuable experience in the art of lawyering from a variety of in house clinics and learn the importance of client communications We highly recommend that students enroll in one or more legal clinics before graduation It is an opportunity to learn which aspects of the practice of law you enjoy most receive personalized feedback on your work and skills and gain invaluable experience that will help you find a job after graduation Contact Information Michelle D Mason Senior Associate Dean 11200 SW 8 Street RDB 1010 Miami Florida 33199 305 348 7541 Juan Carlos Gomez Director of Clinics Zoraya Ledesma Administrative Assistant CLINICS CREDIT REQUIREMENT PRE REQUISITE PRE OR CO REQUISITE CREDIT Death Penalty Clinic 45 credits Death Penalty Professional Responsibility 4 Carlos A Costa Immigration Human Rights Clinic 45 credits 48 credits for appearance in State Court Professional Responsibility Evidence and Immigration Law 6 Immigrant Children s Justice Clinic Merged with the Carlos A Costa Immigration Human Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership 45 credits Professional Responsibility and ONE of the following courses Health Law Administrative Law Disability Law or Immigration Law Students will be allowed to choose between 2

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/clinical-program/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Carlos A. Costa Immigration & Human Rights Clinic - Law
    intensive one semester course offered for six graded credits Students will be responsible for a set of cases involving clients with immigration and human rights issues These cases will involve students representing clients before the Department of Homeland Security the Department of Justice Immigration Court Board of Immigration Appeals and Florida State Courts The set of cases will involve asylum related relief cancelation of removal other affirmative and defensive immigration applications and special immigrant juvenile matters Human rights issues always involve advocating for clients who are victims of abuses by a Nation State Students will interview and prepare clients prepare documentary evidence and witnesses draft briefs and motions conduct examinations during hearings and file appeals when necessary You will have the opportunity to represent persons under the supervision and with the guidance of seasoned attorneys The Carlos A Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic has two projects they collaborate in Citizenship and DACA Deferred Action and students are required to participate in community events The IHRC is designed to provide students with specialized skills in immigration law The course provides a unique combination of litigation experience intensive skills training and supervision collaboration and ethical reflection It will also provide students with the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in a professional work environment and acquire new knowledge and skills relevant to the practice of law Students will gain sensitivity to issues of professional responsibility and ethics that arise in their work Students will also reflect upon and learn from their professional legal experience Credits Six credits Time Commitment Average 20 hours a week minimum of 280 hours for the semester which includes case work supervision and seminar Faculty Professor Juan Carlos Gomez Visiting Professor Mary Gundrum and Adjunct Professor Jordan Dollar Prerequisite 45 credits Pre or Co Requisite Professional

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/carlos-costa-immigration-human-rights-clinic/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Death Penalty Clinic - Law
    Attorneys Request Assistance Community Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law Death Penalty Clinic The Death Penalty Clinic is a one semester clinical course offered for four credits Students in this clinic will be working on actual death penalty cases under the direct supervision of Professor Stephen K Harper Death Penalty Clinic students will assist capital defense attorneys with gathering documents and evidence analysis of discovery mitigation investigations interviewing clients and witnesses legal research drafting pleadings and memoranda and will assist with strategic decisions related to the development and integration of the theories of defense The emphasis will be on making a case for life By the end of the semester students will have acquired a basic understanding of the many ways in which death is different They will have obtained knowledge of the basic components of death penalty litigation and the many additional skills necessary to the effective representation of a capital client They will have learned how to develop theories of defense and mitigation and will understand the critical importance of integrating the first and second phases of a capital case Students will have an appreciation of the many issues techniques and priorities unique to death penalty litigation and the many differences between capital and non capital cases Importantly they will also come away with having acquired many of the basic litigation skills common to all types of cases such as legal writing legal research fact investigation and the development of case theories and themes Credits Four graded credits Time Commitment Average 14 hours a week minimum 196 hours for the semester which includes case work supervision and seminar Faculty Stephen K Harper Prerequisite 45 credits and Death Penalty Law Pre or Co Requisite Professional Responsibility Certified Legal Intern Certification Required Not

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/death-penalty-clinic/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law - Law
    FIU Law Florida Center for Capital Representation FCCR FCCR Staff Stephen K Harper Karen M Gottlieb Elisa Quesada Executive Director Stephen K Harper Death Penalty Clinic FCCR Request Assistance Contact FCCR To initiate a case consultation please complete form on Request Assistance page or contact Stephen K Harper 11200 SW 8 Street Miami FL 33199 305 348 7215 stharper fiu edu Florida Center for Capital Representation News Co Director of the FCCR Karen Gottlieb comments in death penalty article October 7 2015 Read Karen Gottlieb s comments in the ABA Journal article Will the Supreme Court peck away FIU Law s Florida Center for Capital Representation provides insight into the execution of a Georgia inmate October 6 2015 FRRC s Karen Gottlieb s comments on Why the Eleventh Circuit Let Georgia Execute Inmate Florida Center for Capital Representation FCCR at Florida International University College of Law was founded in 2014 to support defense attorneys representing defendants facing the death penalty in Florida To that end FCCR provides free case consultation and litigation support services as well as capital litigation training programs to defense attorneys and mitigation specialists across the State With a strong emphasis on developing mitigation to obtain death penalty waivers and pleas FCCR seeks to train and assist capital defense teams in resolving cases short of a death sentence With decades of combined experience representing Florida s capital defendants at all levels FCCR staff understand the unique characteristics and challenges associated with capital representation in Florida offering defense teams consultation services and direct assistance in the following areas Mitigation Litigation Strategy Mitigation Waiver Letters Packages Plea Negotiations Voir Dire Techniques Motion Practice Jury Instructions Mental Health and Other Clinical Issues Referrals to Appropriate Experts Capital Litigation Training Capital defense teams are strongly encouraged to contact FCCR as early

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/fccr/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic - Law
    Harper Phyllis Diane Kotey Laverne Pinkney Supervising Attorneys Request Assistance Community Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law The Medical Legal Partnership Clinic MLP is a legal services delivery model designed to improve legal client patient outcomes by addressing social determinants of health poverty education and employment income housing legal status personal and family stability etc Under the MLP Clinic supervised student lawyers will provide legal assistance to underserved low income households in association with the NHELP Project and other community partners Students will work directly with the FIU College of Medicine s Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP the Miami VA HealthCare System and the Liberty City Advocates Initiative Through direct client work and the companion seminar law students will learn how to counsel their clients about complex issues involving health care planning public benefits immigration family and education law matters estate planning and other legal issues as needed to stabilize a client s situation and improve overall health Law students will develop key transactional and lawyering skills including interviewing critical thinking document drafting case management interdisciplinary collaboration timekeeping navigating complicated ethical dilemmas and mental capacity assessment Law students will meet with patients on site at the medical clinic and in their homes and work in a collaborative team environment Credits Students will be allowed to choose their credits ranging from 2 to 4 credits Time Commitment 2 credits minimum 8 hrs a week 3 credits minimum 11 hrs a week 4 credits minimum 14 a week Faculty Dean Michelle Mason and Supervising Attorneys Natalie Castellanos and Mariano Corcilli Prerequisite 45 credits Pre or Co requisite Professional Responsibility and ONE 1 of the following courses Health Law Disability Law Administrative Law or Immigration Law Certified Legal Intern Certification Required Not required Contact Phone Number 305

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/medical-legal-clinic/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Dannette Willory Access to Justice for Victims of Domestic Violence Project - Law
    Small Business Clinic Legal Externship Program Judge Aaron B Cohen Judicial Externship Program Pro Bono Program Center for Professionalism Ethics Center for Professionalism Ethics presents Guest Lecture Series Forms Experiential Learning Procedures Forms Experiential Faculty Michelle D Mason Juan Carlos Gómez Mary Gundrum Stephen K Harper Phyllis Diane Kotey Laverne Pinkney Supervising Attorneys Request Assistance Community Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law The Dannette Willory Access to Justice for Victims of Domestic Violence Project is made possible by the Miami Dade State Attorney Office s Denise Moon Grant through The Miami Foundation The Project provides domestic violence victims with education and empowerment through free counseling legal consultation and representation Project Staff Medical Legal Partnership Clinic Director Sr Associate Dean Michelle Mason Project Supervising Attorneys Gloria Gonzalez Esq and Karim Batista Esq Community Education and Know Your Rights Workshops Carlos Gonzalez Esq and Natalie Streets Esq Sr Administrative Assistant Zoraya Ledesma Please contact 305 348 4242 for further information regarding client legal representation community education and Know Your Rights Workshops Admissions Juris Doctor Program LL M Program Transfer Applicants Request Information Scholarships Financial Aid Visiting Applicants Academics Registrar s Office Curriculum International Graduate Studies

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/medical-legal-clinic/dannette-willory-access-to-justice-for-victims-of-domestic-violence-project/ (2016-01-02)
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