Tag Archives: University of Miami

UMLR Proudly Presents its Candidate Class for Volume 71

The University of Miami Law Review is thrilled to welcome the newest candidates to the UMLR family and network. Congratulations to the following candidates, we look forward to working with you: Michelle Armenteros Ian Campa Olivia Castillo* Nicole Chipi Laura Elise Connor Ellen Degnan Christopher Fraga* Summer Galitz Jordan Gray Joshua Gutter Jillian Kovler Jennifer Ledig Whitney […]

Obama Administration Appoints Caroline Bettinger-López as the New White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

Vice President Joe Biden announced the Obama Administration’s appointment of Caroline Bettinger-López as the new White House Advisor on Violence Against Women on Tuesday, March 4, 2015. Bettinger-López will act as advisor to the President and Vice President on issues of domestic and sexual violence and is the second person to hold this role. Bettinger-López is […]

Kain Colter Wins the First Quarter

BY STEVEN L. WILLBORN — Kain Colter won the first quarter. Colter, a quarterback, is trying to unionize the Northwestern football team. A Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently determined that Colter was an “employee” under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) and ordered an election to determine if the team wants […]

A Call for Change: A Contextual-Configurative Analysis of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Laws

BY ELIZABETH MEGALE, 68 U. Miami L. Rev. 1052 (2014). Introduction: Public response to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin evidenced a drastic schism in community values. To some, the problem of “Stand Your Ground” represents purely a race issue that not only perpetuates endemic racial tensions amongst members of society, but also generally protects […]