Category Archives: Featured Post

Building a Wall Around the Internet

JAVIER ROLDAN CORA—Donald J. Trump officially took office on January 20, and the new executive has already been hard at work taking steps to fulfill the many promises made during his campaign. Seven days into his presidency, Mr. Trump had already signed more than a dozen executive orders. From “minimizing the burden” of the Affordable […]

How Florida Needs to Ban the Bag

SUMMER GALITZ—“Cities can be the engine of social equity and economic opportunity. They can help us reduce our carbon footprint and protect the global environment. That is why it is so important that we work together to build the capacity of mayors and all those concerned in planning and running sustainable cities.” – Ban Ki-moon […]

Executive Editor J.P. Shami’s Student Comment Selected as Finalist for Brown Award

The Law Review would like to congratulate UMLR Executive Editor Jean Phillip Shami whose Student Comment, titled “A Promise Realized? A Critical Review of Accountable Care Organizations Since the Enactment of the Affordable Care Act,” has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Brown Award. The Award, sponsored by the Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation, […]

UMLR Alumnus Brian Toth Makes Partner

The Law Review would like to congratulate UMLR Alumni Advisory Board member Brian W. Toth on his recent promotion to Partner at Holland & Knight. Brian was a member of UMLR from 2006 to 2008 and held the position of Executive Editor from 2007 to 2008. He graduated from the Law School in 2008 magna cum laude and was […]

Trump on Changing Cuba: Keep Business Running as Usual or Pull the Plug?

OLIVIA CASTILLO—“Fidel Castro is dead!” were the four words that President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted the morning after the world learned of the Cuban dictator’s death (exclamation mark included). As with most issues, Mr. Trump rarely chooses to remain silent and on this occasion, even less. The death of a tyrant always stirs much commotion, […]