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  • Student News Archives - Law
    sponsored by the Florida Justice Association Arming Female Students With Guns Is Not The Answer To Campus Sexual Assault November 17 2015 Student News FIU Law Review Florida campus sexual assault affirmative consent statutes gun laws rape sexual assault gabrielle gonzalez Articles Editor Gaby Gonzalez analyzes issues at the intersection of gun laws and campus sexual assault FIU Law student recognized at HNBA awards event November 16 2015 Student News Third year law student Karel Suarez recognized by the Hispanic National Bar Association HNBA for his leadership and contributions to the organization Women s Law Society Employment and Labor Law Society hosts Dannette s Voice panel discussion lunch November 13 2015 Student News Employment and Labor Law Society FIU Law s Women s Law Society and the Employment and Labor Law Society hosts Dannette s Voice a lunch and panel discussion that spotlights domestic violence FIU Law Clinic hosts Honoring Dannette A Domestic Violence Awareness Breakfast November 13 2015 Student News During the Honoring Dannette A Domestic Violence Awareness Breakfast the Family Law Society and the Women s Law Society where recognized for their pro bono service Students learn about restoration policy while on a trip to the Everglades November 13 2015 Student News Students leave the Rafael Diaz Balart Hall for class in the Everglades FIU Law s Black Law Student Association organizes state of community policing event November 10 2015 Student News The H T Smith Black Law Student Association held a state of the community policing to raise awareness about the recent death of Corey Jones Third year law student Julia Williams travels to Guantanamo Bay Cuba to observe Commission hearings November 10 2015 Student News Julia Williams get rare look inside Guantanamo Bay to observe the Commission sessions an opportunity made possible by the National Institute

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/news/student/ (2016-01-02)
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  • FIU Law alumnus Jonathan Rupprecht ’13 publishes two books on unmanned aircraft - Law
    S integration because they are somewhat similar in their aviation law Rupprecht explained I am a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and my background as a commercial pilot and flight instructor coupled with my aviation law class and comparative law research paper would make me perfectly equipped to handle this new industry that is about to take off Pun totally intended His first book Drones Their Many Civilian Uses and the U S Laws Surrounding Them discusses the legalities surrounding the integration of unmanned drones in United States airspace The book gives an overview about unmanned aircraft and their uses It also covers statutes regulations and policy statements surrounding unmanned aircraft Following the book s success on the college circuit Rupprecht went on to co author the American Bar Association book Unmanned Aircraft in the National Airspace Critical Issues Technology and the Law which provides insight into the emerging areas of drone and unmanned aircraft law with a technological perspective As a private practitioner writing two books in one year was no easy feat but Rupprecht got a head start while at FIU Law FIU Law readied me for practice in that I was free to choose this project for my seminar paper I was somewhat of an expert by the time I completed my research paper The experts and individuals I contacted for help are now all valuable industry contacts My trial advocacy classes with Professor Scott Fingerhut and Professor Abbe Rifkin prepared me to interact with other attorneys by giving me thick litigation skin I also took an aviation law class with Professor Ravitch who helped prepare the foundation in this area UPDATES Rupprecht is ranked 3 in the U S July 2015 with the highest number of drone exemption clients Rupprecht has published a drone operator

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/fiu-law-alumnus-jonathan-rupprecht-13-publishes-two-books-on-unmanned-aircraft/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Alumnus Robert Visca '14 pens commentary in Daily Business Review - Law
    Is There a Future for Service Through Social Media is found here Admissions Juris Doctor Program LL M Program Transfer Applicants Request Information Scholarships Financial Aid Visiting Applicants Academics Registrar s Office Curriculum International Graduate Studies Legal Skills Values Academic Excellence Program AEP Experiential Learning Pathways to the Profession FIU Law Review Competition Teams Trial Advocacy Program Library About the Library Research Collections Library Student Services Faculty Services Information Technology

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/alumnus-robert-visca-pens-commentary-in-daily-business-review/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Alumni News Archives - Law
    Alumni Association raises 1 088 00 plus toys for Kristi House FIU Law Alumni Association President Elect Olivia C Rodriguez 10 re elected to CABA Board of Directors December 2 2015 Alumni News FIU Law Alumni Association President Elect Olivia C Rodriguez 10 re elected CABA Board She serves alongside fellwo alumna Maria D Garcia 08 FIU Law s Alumni Association to bring cheer to children this holiday season November 16 2015 Alumni News FIU Law Alumni Association will host its Fourth Annual Toy Drive for Kristi House on December 3 Alumnus Desmond Meade 14 shares his thoughts on Chapman Partnership with the Miami Herald October 20 2015 Alumni News FIU Law alumnus Desmond Meade 14 shares his thoughts on the Chapman Partnership as it celebrates its 20th anniversary Alumna Heather A Patchen 11 named vice chair of the Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee September 28 2015 Alumni News FIU Law alumna Heather A Patchen 11 has been appointed Vice Chair of the Florida Bar s Eminent Domain Committee for 2015 2016 Alumnus Omar Monteagudo 06 appointed Chair of DCBA s Schools Program Committee September 24 2015 Alumni News Monteagudo serves as principal for both the School for Advanced Studies SAS at Miami Dade and the Academy for Advanced Academics at FIU FIU Law alumna Kimberly Jordan Donovan 05 recognized as a 40 under 40 September 21 2015 Alumni News Inaugural class alumna Kimberly Jordan Donovan 05 recognized as a Rising Star by DBR FIU Law alumna Christy Lopez Acevedo 05 is a three time Ironman July 27 2015 Alumni News FIU Law alumna Christy Lopez Acevedo 05 is director of program operations with the Children s Home Society of Florida and a three time Ironman finisher Posts navigation Older posts Admissions Juris Doctor Program LL M Program Transfer Applicants

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/news/alumni/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Request Information - Law
    mail 2015 Publications 2015 Viewbook 2015 Factsheet Request Information If you are a human and are seeing this field please leave it blank Fields marked with a are required First Name Last Name Year you plan to start Law School Mailing Address City State Zip Code Preferred Phone Number Email Address Prove You re Not a Robot What s 2 2 Admissions Juris Doctor Program LL M Program Transfer Applicants

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/lawadmit/request-jd-information/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Scholarships - Law
    scholarship is awarded on an annual basis at the discretion of the Dean Louis A Reitmeister Environmental Law Scholarship This endowed scholarship created by the Louis Aaron Reitmeister Foundation is awarded to an upper division law student who has demonstrated an interest in environmental law A philosopher Louis Aaron Reitmeister was a 20th century American writer for whom humanism and the environment were lifelong commitments The Enma Tarafa Memorial Law Scholarship This endowment was created by Emilio and Marta Tarafa in memory of their daughter Emma a member of the inaugural College of Law class in 2005 This scholarship provides support to one student who has demonstrated characteristics of leadership and community service The Joseph A Reyes Law Scholarship Named in honor and memory of a committed public servant this scholarship aims to support student who has shown a commitment to public service and is interested in a career at a state attorney or public defender s office The C A M P 4 Justice Human Rights Scholarship Named in honor of Carlos Costa Armando Alejandre Jr Mario de la Pena and Pablo Morales this scholarship is intended to provide support to students with an expressed focus on human rights and global justice issues Rafael Lincoln Diaz Balart Law Scholarship Named in honor of the patriarch of the Diaz Balart family and namesake of the College of Law s building Rafael Diaz Balart Hall This scholarship supports students who have demonstrated superior academic performance and an interest in public service General Scholarships Alex and Maribety Alvarez Scholarship This scholarship covers full tuition costs and fees for one student for three years Applicants must have overcome a significant obstacle in their life while maintaining good academic standing The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in or accepted for admission to the FIU College of Law The recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2 4 at the end of his her first and second year of law school in order to retain this scholarship Gamba Lombana PA Tomas Jorge Gamba Scholarship Awarded on an annual basis to a disadvantaged student Preference will be given to students who 1 have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational disadvantage or disabilities or who are the first generation in their family to attend college or 2 are members of groups that are underrepresented at the FIU College of Law Selection is made by the FIU scholarship committee Greenberg Traurig LLP Scholarship Greenberg Traurig has established a scholarship to benefit one outstanding entering full time law student Selection by the scholarship committee is based upon academic credentials at the point of admissions Jackson Lewis LLP Labor and Employment Law Scholarship Sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP this 4 500 scholarship is awarded on an annual basis to one deserving student with financial need and a demonstrated interest in labor and employment law matters Preference will be given to students who 1 have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational disadvantage or disabilities

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/lawadmit/scholarships/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Financial Aid - Law
    Free Application for Federal Student Aid online at www fafsa ed gov Financial aid is granted on an annual basis and awards are subject to student eligibility and availability of funds It is strongly recommended that you submit your FAFSA as early as January 1 2016 and before the FIU Law priority deadline which is February 15 2016 There are also a variety of merit based scholarships available Details about these scholarships are listed below Students are encouraged to take a proactive approach toward financing planning To discuss your financial needs please make an appointment with an Admissions and Financial Aid advisor by contacting the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at 305 348 8006 Grants Law Need Based Grants Awards are based on financial need and are available to both full time and part time students You must apply for financial aid to be considered Funds are limited and it is strongly recommended that you submit your FAFSA as early as January 1 2016 and before the FIU Law priority deadline which is February 15 2016 Students must be registered for no less than 9 credits to qualify Loans Federal Direct Loan Program Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to be considered for federal loan or work study programs The College of Law participates in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program Effective July 1 2012 Subsidized loans will no longer be offered at the graduate and professional academic level Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans These loans are not based upon financial need The maximum amount a student may borrow in unsubsidized loans is 20 500 per year Interest begins to accrue on Unsubsidized loans from the time the disbursement occurs and throughout the repayment period The Unsubsidized loan has a fixed interest rate of 5 84

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/students/financial-aid-2-2/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Visiting Applicants - Law
    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 Students attending a law school accredited by the American Bar Association ABA may apply to visit FIU Law Academic Admissions Statement and Resume Visitor applicants must complete the Visiting Student Application and should submit this with a statement indicating the reasons for wanting to attend the FIU Law Students must focus on the law school academic experience In addition all applicants are required to submit a resume Character and Fitness and the Need for Full Disclosure Section B 1 of the application Character and Fitness Information requires candidates to report any disciplinary actions taken against them at any college or university and or academic probation and suspension Questions B 2 and 3 are about specific violations of law Applicants answering yes to any question must provide a detailed explanation for each response and provide official documentation from the college university or court documenting the final disposition of each occurrence It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all documentation for yes responses Admission to FIU Law is contingent on the accuracy of information required to be furnished as part of the application process Intentional failure to furnish required information or misrepresentation of such information can result in the withdrawal of an offer of admission prior to matriculation dismissal from FIU Law after matriculation and or forfeiture of all fees and charges paid and academic credit earned Any such failure to disclose or any misrepresentation may affect admission to a state bar Visitor Applicants must respond completely and accurately to all questions on the law school application Visiting students should be aware that in conducting character and fitness investigations state bar authorities frequently

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/registrar/visiting-applicants/ (2016-01-02)
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