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  • Jorge L. Esquirol - Law
    at the Northeastern University School of Law from 1997 2002 and Director of Academic Affairs at the Harvard Law School Graduate Program from 1992 1997 He has been a resident scholar at the Université de Paris X Nanterre France a visiting professor at the University of Miami School of Law and a visiting researcher at the Constitutional Court of Colombia As Director of Academic Affairs he had administrative responsibility for the Harvard Law Graduate Programs taught LL M students administered the International Legal Studies Program and related conferences lectures and workshops and planned several international law conferences Professor Esquirol earned his B A in Finance summa cum laude from Georgetown University After earning his J D degree at Harvard he clerked on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and was an associate attorney at the Wall Street firm of Shearman and Sterling He has a doctoral degree in law S J D from Harvard Law School focusing on Latin American legal systems Professor Esquirol is fluent in English French Portuguese and Spanish He teaches international law comparative law and commercial law at FIU Publications LAS FICCIONES DEL DERECHO LATINOAMERICANO Universidad de los Andes Siglo del Hombre Editores Bogotá Colombia 2014 414 page book Legal Latin Americanism 16 YALE HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT LAW JOURNAL 145 2013 Latin America in OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW Oxford University Press 2012 The Latin American Tradition of Legal Failure 2 COMPARATIVE LAW REVIEW 1 6 2011 The Turn to Legal Interpretation in Latin America 26 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW 1031 2011 O direito fracassado da América Latina Portuguese translation of The Failed Law of Latin America in DIREITO E INTERPRETAÇÃO RACIONALIDADES E INSTITUIÇÕES Editora Saraiva São Paulo Brazil 2011 Fallimento del diritto Latino Americano RIVISTA CRITICA DEL DIRITTO PRIVATO Italy 2011 Writing the Law of Latin America 40 GEORGE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW 693 2009 The Failed Law of Latin America 56 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW 75 2008 Titling and Untitled Housing in Panama City 4 2 TENNESSEE JOURNAL OF LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY 243 2008 Alejandro Álvarez s Latin American Law A Question of Identity 19 LEIDEN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 931 2006 Continuing Fictions of Latin American Law 55 FLORIDA LAW REVIEW 31 2003 Where is Latin America Headed A Critique of the Sociolegal Approach to Latin America BEYOND LAW 115 2003 English translation of Hacia dónde va Latinoamérica Hacia dónde va Latinoamérica Una crítica al enfoque sociojurídico sobre América Latina in Mauricio García Villegas and César A Rodríguez eds DERECHO Y SOCIEDAD EN AMÉRICA LATINA UN DEBATE SOBRE LOS ESTUDIOS JURÍDICOS CRÍTICOS ILSA 2003 original in Spanish At the Head of the Legal Family René David Chapter 8 in RE THINKING THE MASTERS OF COMPARATIVE LAW Hart Publishing ed by Annelise Riles Northwestern University School of Law 2001 Negotiating Colombia s Peace Process Disagreements of International Law 13 LEIDEN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 495 2000 Can International Law Help An Analysis

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  • Ediberto Román - Law
    Associated Press National Public Radio and the Huffington Post where he has a regular column He has been asked to testify before governmental bodies on immigration reform and has visited the White House on several occasions to address matters related to immigration policy and the judicial vacancy debate In just the last year he received 1 FIU s 2013 Excellence in Research award awarded by the Provost and University President at the FIU Faculty Convocation he is the first and only law faculty member to receive this award 2 the 2013 Hayward Burns Award for outstanding contribution to the profession exemplary commitment to the community and the furtherance diversity and access and 3 a 2012 FIU Top Scholar designation During this same period he has given four keynote addresses on immigration reform constitutional law and diversity his three primary research interests at 1 the University of South Florida s Dept of Arts and Science s Conference on the future of Latinos as in the United States 2 the University of Puerto Rico for the North Eastern People of Color Annual Conference 3 the University of South Texas Conference on the constitutionalization of immigration law also designated a distinguished lecturer of that law school 4 at his Alma Mater Herbert Lehman College s inaugural conference on human rights and immigration reform His principal research interest involves analyzing the construction and interpretation of constitutional law and immigration policy His work may be best described as traditional in its structure and use of authority but critical in its perspective His research necessarily deals with the intersection of on the one hand citizenship law immigration law public international law and constitutional law and on the other hand theoretical perspectives based on classic philosophy neo liberal theory critical race theory post colonial studies diaspora literature and social theory generally A prolific writer Roman has published law review articles news columns blog essays and book chapters on immigration policy international law securities regulation evidence constitutional law critical race theory post colonial discourse affirmative action and law and literature His law review articles have appeared in the leading law journals of Harvard UC Berkeley Georgetown UC Davis Iowa Miami Villanova San Diego Rutgers Florida and Florida State and have been widely cited for their unique contributions to legal theory His first two books on colonialism citizenship and nationality The Other American Colonies An International and Constitutional Law Examination of The United States Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Island Conquests Carolina Academic Press and Citizenship and Its Exclusions Classical Constitutional and Critical Race Perspectives New York University Press have received critical acclaim To date his new NYU Press book series of has received considerable academic attention contracting and publishing books from several of the country s leading constitutional law and immigration scholars Indeed many of the country s leading immigration and citizenship theory experts from schools such as Harvard Iowa and Texas have agreed to become members of the series advisory board In its first year the series has

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  • Megan A. Fairlie - Law
    University LL M National University of Ireland Galway Ph D Law National University of Ireland Galway Megan Fairlie received her B A in English summa cum laude from the University at Albany where she was inducted to Phi Beta Kappa and was a four year member of the women s varsity swim team She then earned her J D from Washington and Lee University cum laude Professor Fairlie s most recent academic achievements stem from her affiliation with the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway where she earned the degree of Ph D in International Human Rights Law in June 2007 She also holds an LL M in International Peace Support Operations from the same institution graduating first in her LL M concentration with first class honours and receiving an award for having earned the highest average among all LL M graduates Professor Fairlie s main research interests lie in the field of international and comparative criminal procedure In 2005 while pursuing her doctorate she lectured in law at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland where she was a part of the Transitional Justice Institute She has also taught a number of times on the Irish Centre for Human Rights Summer School on the International Criminal Court and was a Visiting Professor at Albany Law School 2010 2011 From 2007 2009 Dr Fairlie was part of an expert group organized by the Amsterdam Centre for International Law and The Hague Institute for the Internalisation of Law whose focus was on the progressive development of the law of international criminal procedure towards a coherent body of law In 2011 Professor Fairlie returned to serve as Discussant at the group s concluding conference Since 2009 Professor Fairlie has sat on the board of Self Help

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  • Marci A. Rosenthal - Law
    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 Marci A Rosenthal Professor Director of Legal Skills and Values Program 305 348 8350 Marci Rosenthal fiu edu B A Cornell University J D University of Miami School of Law Professor Rosenthal is the Director of the Legal Skills and Values program She joined the College of Law faculty in 2005 After receiving her B A cum laude in Russian and Post Soviet Studies from Cornell University Professor Rosenthal earned her J D cum laude at the University of Miami School of Law where she was a Dean s Honor Scholar She began her legal career in 1996 clerking for two years for the Honorable Jose A Gonzalez Jr of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida before moving into private practice as a litigation associate at McKenna Cuneo now McKenna Long and Aldridge in Washington D C After working in the private sector Professor Rosenthal joined the United States Department of Education Office of the General Counsel specializing in administrative law and issues related to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act While practicing in Washington D C she also worked with Project Citizenship a pro bono program to assist elderly immigrants in obtaining citizenship and taught Legal Research and Writing at George Washington University Law School In 2002 Professor Rosenthal returned to Florida to work as an attorney for the School Board of Miami Dade County Over the course of her legal

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  • H. Scott Fingerhut - Law
    years In 2000 Professor Fingerhut accepted a four year appointment in FIU s School of Policy and Management teaching Criminal Constitutional Law and Procedure Criminal Law Theory Law and Social Control and Judicial Process and Policy in the undergraduate and Master s Degree criminal justice programs For the past six years Professor Fingerhut has served as Assistant Director of the FIU College of Law s Trial Advocacy Program teaching Trial Advocacy Pretrial Litigation criminal and civil Criminal Procedure Criminal Law and the Criminal and Civil Law Externship Clinic To maintain his undergraduate ties Professor Fingerhut was made a Faculty Fellow in The Honors College at FIU and recently was named Director of The Honors College Pre Law Programs A frequent lecturer and writer on criminal justice matters Professor Fingerhut is called upon often to pen amicus briefs on behalf of local state and national organizations in defense of our liberties Professor Fingerhut is also very active in The Florida Bar serving as Chair Elect and Continuing Legal Education Chair of the Criminal Law Section and a newly appointed member of the Florida Innocence Commission Professor Fingerhut also serves on the Florida Supreme Court Criminal Court Steering Committee s Post Conviction Relief Workgroup The Bar s Committee to Study the Decline in Jury Trials and just completed six years of service as a member of The Florida Bar Journal and Florida Bar News Editorial Board In the not too distant past Professor Fingerhut has served as Chair of The Florida Bar Criminal Procedure Rules Committee President of the Miami Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers FACDL Miami Director at Large and Chapter Representative of FACDL Statewide Dade County Bar Association Criminal Court Committee Chair Vice President of Friends of the Miami Dade Drug Court and Dade County Bar Designee to Miami Dade County Mayor s Mental Health Task Force Professor Fingerhut is the recipient of numerous awards including the Put Something Back Pro Bono Award from the Dade County Bar the Daniel S Pearson Harry W Prebish Founders Award from FACDL Miami and the Steven M Goldstein Criminal Justice Award from FACDL Statewide and is consistently named among the region s top criminal defense lawyers including The Best Lawyers in America Closest to his heart though are his law students who have named him Professor of the Year twice recipient of the Pioneer Award and Commencement Hooder four times in the past five years Recent Appointments Florida Innocence Commission appointed by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court Florida Supreme Court Post Conviction Relief Workgroup appointed by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court Committee to Study the Decline in Jury Trials appointed by the President of The Florida Bar Recent Publications Co author book Robert S Reiff s Drunk Driving and Related Vehicular Offenses LexisNexis Law Publishing 5th Edition Co author book chapter Conflict of Interest and Other Pitfalls for the Expert Witness as published in the Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology Springer Publishing Company 2nd

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  • Raul Ruiz - Law
    FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris Raul Ruiz Assistant Professor of Academic Support Director of Bar Preparation 305 348 7821 B S Yale University J D Florida International University College of Law Professor Raul Ruiz serves as FIU Law s Director of Bar Preparation He was previously a professor of critical skills at the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University and an adjunct professor of Legal Skills Values at the FIU Law Professor Ruiz served as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami Dade County and practiced privately in the areas of criminal defense personal injury and appeals In 2003 Professor Raul Ruiz earned his bachelor degree with a dual major in Economics and Electrical Engineering from Yale Universit In 2006 he obtained his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the Florida International University College of Law where he was the Vice President of the Moot Court Board While an undergraduate at Yale and under the supervision of Professor Jack M Balkin Mr Ruiz wrote his thesis titled Creating Filter Templates A Best Practices Model This thesis addressed the issue of how best to protect free speech on the Internet while simultaneously allowing parents public libraries and other entities to filter internet content in a socially responsible and constitutional manner Mr Ruiz s thesis led to the expansion of the Internet Content Rating Association s ICRA free labeling system and software Mr Ruiz also served as the co founder editor and technical director of LawMeme at Yale Law School a legal blog of law and technology issues Mr Ruiz is a member of the Florida Bar and previously served on its Small Claims Court Rules Committee and Moot Court Mock Trial Subcommittees of the Law Related Education Committee of the Florida Bar He is also

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  • Stanley Fish - Law
    1118 secondary 305 348 1159 fax Stanley Fish fiu edu Curriculum Vitae Bibliography B A University of Pennsylvania M A Yale University Ph D Yale University Professor Fish comes to the College of Law from Chicago where he most recently served as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago He holds a B A from the University of Pennsylvania 1959 and an M A and Ph D from Yale University 1960 1962 He has previously taught at the University of California at Berkeley 1962 74 Johns Hopkins University 1974 85 where he was the Kenan Professor of English and Humanities and Duke University where he was Arts and Sciences Professor of English and Professor of Law 1986 1998 From 1993 through 1998 he served as Executive Director of Duke University Press Dr Fish served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at The John Marshall Law School from 2000 through 2002 In addition to being one of the country s leading public intellectuals Professor Fish is an extraordinarily prolific author whose works include over 200 scholarly publications and books While his research covers a variety of fields Professor Fish has written for many of the country s leading law journals including Stanford Law Review Duke Law Journal Yale Law Journal University of Chicago Law Review Columbia Law Review and Texas Law Review His exemplary work also includes the following books John Skelton s Poetry 1965 Surprised by Sin The Reader in Paradise Lost 1967 and a Thirtieth Anniversary Edition 1997 Self Consuming Artifacts The Experience of Seventeenth Century Literature 1972 The Living Temple George Herbert and Catechizing 1978 Is there a Text in This Class Interpretive Communities and the Sources of Authority 1980 Doing What Comes Naturally Change Rhetoric and the Practice of

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  • Tony Santos - Law
    transactions and agreements throughout the United States and elsewhere in the world A frequent lecturer and presenter on international law Mr Santos most recently served as moderator of a program presented in Paris France on November 5 2010 discussing US tax code changes applicable to multinationals financial concerns and companies involved with multi jurisdictional tax driven structures The American Assault on Tax Havens An Update with tax experts from the Unites States Europe and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD Most recently he was Vice President and General Counsel of JMsolutions part of JM Family Enterprises Inc a 12 2 billion diversified automotive services company based in Deerfield Beach Florida JMsolutions developed software and software based service offerings for the automotive industry in the United States and Canada Prior to joining JM Family Enterprises Mr Santos was in private practice in Miami Florida at Santos Stokes LLP n k a Stokes Law Offices handling corporate and commercial transactions for multinational concerns and financial institutions throughout the Americas in cross border matters In the past he has and has served Co Chairman of the Steering Committee of the 1997 2006 and 2009 Fall Meetings of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association as Chairman of the International Law Section of The Florida Bar as Co Chair of the Inter American Law Committee of the American Bar Association s Section of International Law and as Chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce s International Services Export Initiatives an innovative program designed to promote the export of US based services around the world In that capacity he led international trade missions to a number of countries in the Americas and Europe He also presently serves as a member of the Council of the Inter American Bar Association

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