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  • Negotiation Teams - Law
    IP Certificate Joint Degree Programs LL M Curriculum International Graduate Studies JD Advanced Standing LL M Program Semester Abroad Study Abroad International Student Exchange Program Visiting Researcher Program FIU Law Library Visiting Researcher Services Legal Skills Values Academic Excellence Program AEP Bar Exam Information Experiential Learning Pathways to the Profession Alternative Dispute Resolution Pathway Bankruptcy Law Pathway Business Law Pathway Citizenship Migration Pathway Civil Litigation Pathway Commercial Law Pathway Criminal Law Pathway Environmental Law Pathway Estate Planning Probate Pathway Family Law Pathway Health Law Pathway Intellectual Property Pathway International Comparative Law Pathway Labor Employment Law Public Regulatory Law Pathway Real Estate Law Pathway Bar Preparation FIU Law Review Competition Teams Center for Professionalism Ethics Trial Advocacy Program The Negotiation Team promotes greater interest in legal negotiation through competition and provides a means for students to practice and improve their negotiation skills At competition students act as lawyers representing particular clients and negotiate a series of legal problems The negotiations are based on a common set of facts known to all participants and on confidential information known only to participants representing a particular side The Negotiation team is fun and a great way to learn skills students can use for a lifetime in practice whether students are interested in litigation or in transactional work The Negotiation Team is composed of 2L 3L and 4L students who are chosen based on their performance in an intramural competition The Negotiation Team participates in and has consistently placed among the top teams in the ABA National Negotiation Competition The team has competed in transactional competitions as well and competed in the International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris for the first time in 2015 The Negotiation Team continues to expand the number of competition it participates in To Tryout Tryouts for the Negotiation Team take

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/boa/negotiation-teams/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Appellate Advocacy - Law
    Learning Pathways to the Profession Alternative Dispute Resolution Pathway Bankruptcy Law Pathway Business Law Pathway Citizenship Migration Pathway Civil Litigation Pathway Commercial Law Pathway Criminal Law Pathway Environmental Law Pathway Estate Planning Probate Pathway Family Law Pathway Health Law Pathway Intellectual Property Pathway International Comparative Law Pathway Labor Employment Law Public Regulatory Law Pathway Real Estate Law Pathway Bar Preparation FIU Law Review Competition Teams Center for Professionalism Ethics Trial Advocacy Program Moot Court Appellate Advocacy emphasizes the development of brief writing and oral advocacy skills through a realistic appellate advocacy experience Competitors participate in state regional national and international competitions against other law students from across the nation and around the world The competitions require students to write an appellate brief or memorial and then argue the case in front of a three judge panel with the judges playing the role of justices on the United States Supreme Court or the International Court of Justice 2015 2016 Appellate Advocacy Moot Court President Nick Neville Vice President Fatima Akbar Secretary Hannah Nowalk Faculty Advisor David Walter Team Members Fatima Akbar Jean Pierre Bado Joanis Benitez Ruiz Jessica Carroll Nicole Carrero Crystal Collier Stephanie D Angelo Erin De Cespedes Lauren Dellacona Alamea Deedee Goldstein Sean Hernandez Kimberly Laica Jei Mei Krystin Montersil Nick Neville Kendra New Hannah Nowalk Johanna Talcott Kai Thompson Amanda Torres and Grettel Zubiaur For more on Moot Court click here Eligibility Students must be FIU Law students in good standing not on academic probation and either 2L full time students or 3L part time students Completion of LSV I and LSV II or the equivalent is also a prerequisite Internal Competition To become members students must participate in the Board of Advocates Intramural Appellate Advocacy Competition held each year To compete in the competition you must register

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/boa/appellate-advocay/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Group Study Rooms Policy - Law
    exam Each person in the study group must be identified when the key is checked out The larger study rooms cannot be reserved for groups with less than three people Study rooms 3095A 3095B 3095C 3110A 3110B 3111 and 3112 may be used by one or two law students Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis A waiting list is maintained at the Circulation Desk during high use periods Keys are checked out at the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the Law Library for a single three hour period Renewal of the initial three hour reservation must be requested in person at the Circulation Desk and will be allowed only if there are no pending study room requests Study room keys must be returned to the Circulation Desk by the end of the three hour session Keys may not be passed on to subsequent users Students that check out the room keys are responsible for them and will be fined 10 00 per hour with a maximum of 50 00 if the room is not vacated and the key returned by the end of the three hour session Students that check out the room keys will be charged with a 150 00 replacement fee if the key is lost or otherwise not returned to the Circulation Desk Students using the study rooms must remain mindful of their noise level Study rooms are not soundproof and noise carries into adjacent study rooms and other open areas of FIU Law Library Students that violate these policies will be required to vacate the study room Please Note The door locks automatically so remember to take the key with you when stepping outside the room Do not leave library books laptops or personal items in the study rooms The

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/library/about/policies/group-study-rooms-policy/ (2016-01-02)
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  • R. Alexander Acosta - Law
    Dean Acosta earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his law degree from Harvard Law School After serving as law clerk to Justice Samuel A Alito Jr then a judge on the U S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Dean Acosta practiced law at the firm of Kirkland Ellis and taught law at the George Mason School of Law Dean Acosta has served in three presidentially appointed senate confirmed positions He was a member of the National Labor Relations Board where he participated in or authored more than 125 opinions He went on to be the first Hispanic to hold the rank of Assistant Attorney General Most recently Dean Acosta served as the U S Attorney for Southern District of Florida and was the longest serving U S Attorney in the District since the 1970s While Dean Acosta served as U S Attorney the Southern District prosecuted a number of high profile defendants including Jack Abramoff for fraud Jose Padilla for terrorism Charles Chuckie Taylor Jr for torture the first torture case of its kind in the U S and the Cali Cartel founders Miguel and Gilberto Rodriquez Orejuela for the importation of 200 000 kilos of cocaine which resulted in a 2 1 billion forfeiture The District also targeted white collar crime prosecuting several bank related cases including one against Swiss Bank UBS The case resulted in UBS paying 780 million in fines and for the first time in history the bank provided the United States with the names of individuals who were using secret Swiss bank accounts to avoid U S taxes Under Dean Acosta s leadership the District also focused on health care fraud and because the top district in the nation in health care fraud prosecution charged more than 700 individuals responsible for

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/acosta/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Scott F. Norberg - Law
    Wasserman on the Supreme Court s decision on congressional districting December 9 2015 Read Professor Wasserman s recent SCOTUSblog Professor Ryan Stoa participating in COP 21 climate change talks in Paris December 7 2015 Professor Stoa is representing FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris Scott F Norberg Professor of Law 305 348 1118 norberg fiu edu Curriculum Vitae SSRN Bibliography B A University of North Carolina J D University of North Carolina Professor Norberg has over 16 years of experience as a law school professor and administrator Before coming to FIU he taught at the University of California Hastings College of the Law the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Mississippi College Law School where he also served for three years as associate dean for academic affairs Professor Norberg was the founding Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the FIU College of Law serving from 2001 2005 in which position he was primarily responsible for development of the academic program and ABA accreditation matters The recipient of three teaching awards Professor Norberg teaches in the areas of contract commercial and bankruptcy law He has published numerous articles including a multi district empirical study of the Chapter 13 bankruptcy system which was funded by grants from the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the American Bankruptcy Institute His articles have been frequently cited by commentators and courts including the United States Supreme Court Professor Norberg has been a frequent speaker at legal education programs for lawyers and judges including workshops for bankruptcy judges sponsored by the Federal Judical Center He also regularly serves as a member or chair of American Bar Association site inspection teams reviewing law schools for ABA approval Professor Norberg practiced commercial litigation for six years in Atlanta Georgia before entering the

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/scott-f-norberg/ (2016-01-02)
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  • M. Michele Anglade - Law
    a roundtable discussion on this week s hot topics Hear what he has to say Professor Howard M Wasserman on the Supreme Court s decision on congressional districting December 9 2015 Read Professor Wasserman s recent SCOTUSblog Professor Ryan Stoa participating in COP 21 climate change talks in Paris December 7 2015 Professor Stoa is representing FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris M Michele Anglade Lecturer of Law 305 348 0009 angladem fiu edu B A Wellesley College J D Harvard Law School Michele Anglade first joined the College of Law in 2006 as Assistant Dean for Academic Support Programs She served as Assistant Dean until 2013 when she became a full time lecturer at the College She teaches classes relating to legal theory and reasoning race and law gender and law and in the area of commercial transactions Before joining the legal academy she was in private practice and served as a Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Ethics Commission for the City and County of San Francisco a commission charged with the administration of local regulations relating to campaign finance and good government practices She received her B A from Wellesley College and her J

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/m-michele-anglade/ (2016-01-02)
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  • J. Janewa Osei-Tutu - Law
    comparative intellectual property law Professor Osei Tutu s scholarship focuses on the social and cultural impact of intellectual property protection Professor J Osei Tutu studied at the premier academic institutions in Canada She holds an LL M with distinction in International and Comparative Law from McGill University where she wrote her graduate thesis on trade related intellectual property She joined academia after more than a decade of practice as Legal Counsel to the Patent Trademark Office as well as to the Intellectual Property Policy Directorate at Industry Canada UPSTO equivalent Professor Osei Tutu was a member of the Canadian Delegation in trade negotiations with the European Union and the Canadian Delegation to the World Trade Organization Council for Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights TRIPS In addition to providing legal advice on intellectual property submissions to the World Intellectual Property Organization she advised on complex litigation and legislative reform of Canada s copyright trademark and patent laws Her experience includes commercial law practice with leading law firms in Canada and Ghana Part of a multi national team Professor Osei Tutu clerked as an Associate Legal Officer for Trial Chamber II at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania She is a member of the bar in New York and Ontario Professor Osei Tutu is the founding co Chair of the Junior Intellectual Property Scholars Association JIPSA and a member of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Law Schools AALS Section on Intellectual Property Courses taught Contract Law International Intellectual Property Law and Intellectual Property Human Rights Patent Law Trademark Law Publications Corporate Human Rights to Intellectual Property Protection 55 Santa Clara L Rev 1 2015 Top 10 SSRN download 2014 Intellectual Property Law Other e journal Law Society International Comparative Law e Journal Law Society Private

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/j-janewa-osei-tutu/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Dionne E. Anthon - Law
    Read Professor Wasserman s recent SCOTUSblog Professor Ryan Stoa participating in COP 21 climate change talks in Paris December 7 2015 Professor Stoa is representing FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris Dionne E Anthon Assistant Professor Legal Skills and Values 305 348 7388 Dionne Anthon fiu edu SSRN B S Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania M B A Georgetown University J D University of Pennsylvania Law School Dionne Anthon is an Assistant Professor in the Legal Skills and Values program She came to FIU Law from Widener University School of Law where she was an Associate Professor of Legal Methods and has taught legal research and writing for six years Professor Anthon has presented teaching assessment and technology ideas at many regional and national legal writing conferences Professor Anthon earned a B S in Economics cum laude from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania an M B A from Georgetown University and a J D cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she served as a Production Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif Professor Anthon was also an Arthur Littleton and H Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor at Penn Law After law school Professor Anthon served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Christopher C Conner of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania With Judge Conner Professor Anthon assisted in all aspects of civil and criminal cases before the court including researching and drafting opinions orders and memoranda participating in discovery conferences oral arguments hearings pre trial and settlement conferences trials and criminal sentencings and drafting jury instructions Prior to entering law school Professor Anthon worked in the

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/dionne-e-anthon/ (2016-01-02)
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