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  • Professor H.T. Smith on This Week in South Florida - Law
    Rep John Boehner the 2016 election and Pope Francis visit to the United States See Professor Smith on The Roundtable with Channel 10 s Michael Putney 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

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/professor-h-t-smith-on-this-week-in-south-florida/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Professor Kerri Stone discusses will the U.S. adopt a six-hour workday? - Law
    hour Workday Read the article here Faculty Website https law fiu edu faculty directory kerri l stone 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

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/professor-kerri-stone-discusses-is-a-six-hour-workday/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Educating, enrolling students in health insurance plans - Law
    have been able to engage many universities and colleges to help us with outreach efforts aimed at their student populations FIU s Student Health Services department has been a fully engaged and collaborative partner attacking this awareness campaign from as many angles as possible The partnership also grew to include more on campus office hours for help navigating the Marketplace Between 2014 and 2015 law students were trained by the Health Council of South Florida as Certified Application Counselors to provide assistance to students and their families both at enrollment events and during weekly office hours at the Law Clinic An unexpected health emergency or preventable condition can severely impact a person s career and future prospects said Natalie Castellanos supervising attorney for the NeighborhoodHELP Law Clinic So it s a good idea for young people to use their health insurance for preventive check ups and urgent care services when needed Between 2014 and 2015 a total of 940 hours were made available to students for enrollment assistance on campus serving a total of 187 students and family members Navigators are well versed in the many options that are available to students which may include everything from what s referred to as catastrophic health insurance options to local community health centers that offer services at little to no cost Vázquez said At the enrollment events many students were pleased to learn they have the option to be on a parent s plan until the age of 26 CACs and in person assisters can break down things like costs co pays prescription coverage and other details of a plan Finding out what your options are is key because while many might assume they re not eligible for financial assistance there are many exemptions written into the law that a Navigator can use to help a student find the best most individualized coverage option for them Vázquez said But some students will find that they do not work enough hours or earn enough income to qualify for federal subsidies for coverage obtained through the Marketplace Under the Affordable Care Act individuals who fell below a specific income level would have been eligible for Medicaid But when the Supreme Court ruled that states had to opt in to the expansion of Medicaid only states where the government elected to expand programs have this option Florida is not one of those states leaving some students with few options for health coverage Enrolled FIU students who fall in the coverage gap can come to our clinics located at MMC and BBC and receive affordable primary care services to meet most of their basic health care needs said Oscar Loynaz director of Student Health Services For students needing further care the SHS staff works to find options that meet their limited financial situations According to a recent Gallup poll 15 9 percent of Americans ages 18 25 are uninsured despite the new federal laws that require health insurance While Vázquez is not surprised at the figure

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/educating-enrolling-students-in-health-insurance-plans/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Professor Charles C. Jalloh interviewed on Voice of America TV on two head of state cases - Law
    the News On September 14 2015 Professor Charles C Jalloh was the invited expert on the Africa 54 program hosted by Vincent Makori for Voice of America TV in Washington He discussed the significance of the International Criminal Court s recent decision to accept prior recorded testimony of Prosecution witnesses who had recanted or were no longer willing to testify in a case involving Kenya s Vice President William Ruto Watch the segment here episode runs from 8 10 to 12 45 minutes Earlier in the week for a separate program on the same network he gave an interview on the resumption of the African Union s crimes against humanity trial in Senegal of former Chadian President Hissene Habré Faculty Website https law fiu edu faculty directory charles c jalloh 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 Digital Initiatives Center Faculty Faculty Directory Faculty by Specialty Administration Adjunct Faculty

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/professor-charles-c-jalloh-interviewed-on-voice-of-america-tv-on-two-head-of-state-cases/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Professor Howard Wasserman discusses same-sex marriage on KPCC - Law
    Discussion begins at 47 47 Faculty Website https law fiu edu faculty directory howard m wasserman 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

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/professor-howard-wasserman-discusses-same-sex-marriage-on-kpcc/ (2016-01-02)
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  • FIU Law’s Florida Center for Capital Representation hires experts in mitigation and appellate law to assist in death penalty cases - Law
    faced with a difficult situation and assist them in understanding their clients and how they can effectively represent them It s about explaining not excusing what their clients have allegedly done so they can provide them with the very best defense For Gottlieb she will use her years of experience in appellate work to teach trial lawyers how to develop motions strategies and themes that are creative and compelling Her goal is to help improve their pre trial and trial methods so that they are able either to win at trial or preserve the record for appeal if they are denied the opportunity to investigate or fully present their case A capital defendant generally has two defense attorneys and faces two stages when they go to court the trial phase and the penalty phase Gottlieb explained It s important to get both lawyers working as a team They need a comprehensive understanding of both the offense charged and their client s character The trial team needs to work with the penalty phase team to present a unified defense and each has to place equal amounts of importance on both phases For both experts the most important outcome of their work is helping attorneys if not win an acquittal achieve a life sentence plea offer or life recommendation from a jury trial for their client in death penalty cases Through trainings consultations and direct communication with attorneys FCCR is available to support the defense team from start to finish The FCCR was created to improve the quality and effectiveness of defense lawyers handling capital cases Director and Clinical Visiting Professor Stephen Harper shared Over the next two years our office will work with attorneys to help improve their investigation skills their abilities to represent effectively their clients and to create mitigating

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/fiu-laws-florida-center-for-capital-representation-hires-experts-in-mitigation-and-appellate-law-to-assist-in-death-penalty-cases/ (2016-01-02)
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  • IMG_0371 - Law
    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 Digital Initiatives Center Faculty Faculty Directory Faculty by Specialty Administration Adjunct Faculty

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/fiu-laws-first-graduating-class-celebrates-10-year-reunion/img_0371-2/ (2016-01-02)
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  • IMG_0376 - Law
    Next 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 Digital Initiatives Center Faculty Faculty Directory Faculty by Specialty Administration Adjunct

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