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  • Registrar - 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 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 FIU Law s Registrar s Office is responsible for the academic schedule of classes registration enrollment and degree verification room reservation scheduling and administration of examinations bar certification academic policies degree audits transcripts change of address and grade processing Academic Calendars Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Class Exam Schedules Spring 2016 Class Schedule Spring 2016 Exam Schedule Summer 2016 Class Schedule DRAFT Spring 2016 Registration Memo Spring 2016 Registration Memo Spring 2016 Book List Book List Spring 2016 Booklist 11 30 2015 First Week Assignments posted 12 18 2015 First Week Assignments posted 12 22 2015 Professor Stoa s Natural Resources Law Professor Stoa s Ocean and Coastal Law Genesis Chapters 1 3 King James version Anon Intervening Superseding Cause Agamben Nudities Quick Links Academic Policies Regulations Academic Policies Regulations LL M Program Apply for Graduation Family Education Privacy Act Nondiscrimination Policy Records Forms Student Code of Conduct Student Complaints Visiting Applicants Contact Information Donna Yff Registrar RDB 2017 office 305 348 0175 phone Ada Rueda Wright Coordinator Office of

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/registrar/ (2016-01-02)
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  • International & Graduate Studies - 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 Contact Us International Graduate Studies 11200 SW 8 Street RDB 2073 Miami FL 33199 305 348 7595 phone 305 348 2010 fax ldlima fiu edu e mail Quick Search Search for The Office of International and Graduate Studies offers a variety of programs including semester abroad programs student exchange programs visiting researcher and professor opportunities summer study abroad programs and a number of events and activities for students faculty and members of the Bar The Office is also responsible for planning the College s graduate degrees including an advanced standing J D for foreign lawyers JDAS and the LL M in addition to keeping abreast of other graduate opportunities for the College s students Contact the Office of International Graduate Studies with your questions We look forward to sharing our work and activities with you Contact Information Manuel A

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/international-grad/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Legal Skills and Values - Law
    Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law Students in FIU s Legal Skills and Values Program learn the keys to effective lawyering legal analysis research writing oral communication and professionalism The program consists of three required courses LSV I LSV II and LSV III that use simulated real life legal problems to teach students how to recognize and address legal issues from inception through resolution Throughout all three courses faculty members emphasize the importance of professionalism to being an effective attorney In LSV I students learn to locate read understand and apply primary and secondary sources of law as they prepare two predictive office memoranda that respond to specific legal issues In addition to this written work students practice oral communication skills by reporting their research findings and analysis to LSV faculty members acting as supervising attorneys Students continue to develop their research analytical and communication skills in LSV II as they shift their focus from objective communication to persuasive writing and oral advocacy Specifically students hone their skills by preparing appellate briefs and delivering oral arguments to multi judge appellate panels The LSV III curriculum builds upon the research analysis and communication foundation that students developed in the first two courses Assignments in LSV III include cover letters and resumes contracts client and attorney correspondence negotiations and pretrial motions and memoranda Throughout the three LSV courses students have numerous opportunities to draft and revise their written work and to practice and develop their oral communication skills with extensive assistance and feedback from their LSV professors After completing the required LSV courses many students expand their lawyering skills experience by taking additional skills electives including clinical courses Appellate Procedure I Alternative Dispute Resolution Interviewing and Counseling Pre trial Practice and Trial Practice and by

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  • Academic Excellence Program (AEP) - Law
    P A scholarship FIU Law s Academic Excellence Program provides students with resources to help them succeed in law school pass the bar examination and develop strong practice skills Starting in each student s first semester the AEP acts as an extended orientation detailing academic expectations and introducing students to the methods used on law school examinations The principles at the heart of the program include contextualization i e that all skills are learned in the context of students doctrinal classes self regulated learning i e that students must monitor their own learning to ensure success and formative assessment i e that quality feedback enhances learning Since the AEP began students have commented repeatedly that the program helps them prepare for exams more effectively and efficiently The AEP is FIU Law s way of ensuring that its students have everything they need to maximize their performance The following AEP classes are open to all students Fall of 1L Year Students take the Introduction to the Study of Law class which meets weekly and is coordinated with each section s doctrinal professors The class has three units 1 fundamental law school skills i e briefing cases outlining reading case law etc 2 Legal Analysis learning how to write law school exams using hypotheticals similar to those on actual exams and 3 Exam Prep including a multiple choice question workshop and a mock exam simulating the real exam environment As students have put it this class teaches you how to do law school S pring of 1L Year Academic Excellence Classes Now that students know the fundamentals of studying law we can focus on exam performance The Academic Excellence Classes meet intermittently to present students with opportunities to experience mini law school exams These mini mock exams are set in the context of students doctrinal classes often include guest appearances by doctrinal faculty and allow students to maximize their exam skill performance 2L Year Students may take the Legal Analysis course for two credits Coupled with the popular and bar tested Evidence course the Legal Analysis course sets out to expand students analytical skills in ways that assist them in doctrinal classes and on the bar examination Students receive extensive personalized feedback on essays and multiple choice questions focused on the law of Evidence a recommended co requisite 3L Year Students may take the U S Law and Procedure class formerly known as FLAP for four credits Taught by a team of experienced bar examination preparation experts and available in students final semester of law school this class teaches students how to succeed on the bar examination One day of the class each week focuses on the Multistate Bar Examination multiple choice questions and the other day focuses on the state day essays performance tests and multiple choice questions Post Graduate Resources FIU Law has created BESP the Bar Exam Success Program Just after law school graduation and as students study for the bar examination students enrolled in BESP will benefit from

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/curriculum/academic-excellence-program/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Pathways to the Profession - Law
    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 Quick Search Search for Pathways to the Profession provides you with a framework for identifying your professional goals It starts by asking the questions In what areas of law do you want to practice What types of clients do you want to serve What courses should you take each semester What fundamental lawyering skills do you want to build during your law school years By answering these questions you will be better prepared to develop your goals and a coherent law school plan With the answers to these questions in mind and your goals in focus the Pathway to the Profession will help you structure an academic plan that s right for you Select one of the Pathways and explore your options The Pathways are organized to take you from your first year foundation course work to upper level courses in a particular focus area During each of the three stages you should consider taking one or more of the courses listed FIU Law offers the following Pathways Alternative Dispute Resolution Bankruptcy Law Business Law Citizenship Migration Civil Litigation Commercial Law Criminal Law Environmental Law Estate Planning Probate Family Law Health Law Intellectual Property International Comparative Law Labor Employment Law Public Regulatory Law and Real Estate Law The Pathways are arranged in three steps Core Courses fundamental courses that will better prepare you for the advanced electives Advanced Electives courses focusing on a particular subject within the Pathway Experiential Courses clinics and skills courses that

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  • Competition Teams - Law
    Phyllis Diane Kotey Laverne Pinkney Supervising Attorneys Request Assistance Community Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law Registrar s Office Academic Policies Regulations Student Code of Conduct Records Forms Visiting Applicants FIU Nondiscrimination Policy Student Complaints Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Bar Exam Information Florida Bar Application Guide JD Students Apply for Graduation LL M Students Apply for Graduation Registrar Contact Information Curriculum JD Curriculum 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 FIU has a Negotiation Team Trial Team and Moot Court Team

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/boa/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Trial Advocacy Program - Law
    It aims to educate It seeks to inspire It intends to fulfill its promise to bring forth powerful storytellers courageous advocates and the professional and community leaders of tomorrow The program instills the core values of super competence impeccable integrity a tireless work ethic and an understanding not only of the legal mechanics but the human dynamics involved in trying a lawsuit The program accomplishes this first by intense classroom instruction where it focuses on fact analysis Then in the courtroom the program hones the art of advocacy by doing and by doing and by doing perfectly because only perfect practice makes perfect The program insists that its students are as ethical as they are effective Beyond that the program strives to do its part to tender to America the next generation of superb trial lawyers Click here to help support the Trial Advocacy Program and designate Trial Advocacy Program Trial Advocacy Course Trial Practice is an intensive course of study that teaches the legal mechanics and human dynamics of trying a lawsuit The class incorporates a lecture and performance component Trial skills taught include developing a case theme and theory presenting a persuasive opening statement and closing argument conducting direct and cross examination introducing exhibits and making objections Student performances are videotaped weekly and made readily available for review and critique Instead of a written final exam each student participates in a mock jury trial before a sitting judge and experienced trial lawyers Trial Team The Trial Team is composed of second and third year law students who are chosen based on their performance at a tryout The team competes in the White Collar Crime Invitational held in Washington DC as well as competitions throughout Florida To Tryout Interested students will receive a case file ahead of time and

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/trialad/ (2016-01-02)
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  • About the Library - Law
    Services Research Guides Research Assistants Faculty Services Current Awareness Publishing Resources Teaching Information Technology WiFi Instructions Printing Instructions Digital Initiatives Center Digitization Process The FIU Law Library is a research center designed to support the curriculum teaching and scholarly work of the College s faculty students and staff The core print collection is comprised of U S federal and state legal materials publications related to foreign and international law and a rapidly growing collection of Latin American legal materials The Library s resources also include a wide variety of specialized legal databases including access to thousands of e books and digitized legal treatises The Library offers FIU Law students study rooms study carrels computer workstations a computer lab and wireless Internet access All Library users have access to the Library s electronic resources including the web based library catalog subscription databases and selected Web resources Reference librarians are available to help library users identify resources that are useful in the legal research process However librarians may not give legal advice perform legal research for others interpret the meaning of legal materials nor suggest what legal principles might apply in any given situation or set of facts Use of the Law Library is reserved for members of the College of Law community and persons using Law Library resources to conduct legal research During Reading and Exam periods access is restricted to FIU Law students faculty and staff Hours Monday Friday 8 a m 6 p m Saturdays Sundays Closed December 23 24 25 Closed January 1 Closed Full list of Law Library Hours Contact Us Circulation Desk 305 348 7206 Reference Desk 305 348 8091 Ask a Librarian Libraries FIU Libraries Website Engineering Center Medical Library Pines Center Wolfsonian Library FAQ Submitting Comments to Law Reviews Mediasite Access Streaming Video Admissions

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