ISABELLA LLANO—On September 5, 2017, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, leaving roughly 800,000 DACA recipients in a state of uncertainty. In his announcement, Sessions claimed that the creation of DACA was an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the Executive Branch.” As a […]
MADISON LEVINE—When negotiating plea deals under recommended sentencing guidelines, a judge may offer a downward departure to a defendant only when there exists an open offer by the state. According to State v. Lago, “the Court is prohibited from extending or accepting a plea that would result in a downward departure sentence once the state’s […]
UMLR is proud to have dedicated our final issue of Volume 71 to the late Ervin Gonzalez. He will be missed. Please see the following write-up in the Daily Business Review.
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! Bettge, Paige Bielski, Keelin Cheney, Megan Dilts, Nicholas Dudley, Alexander Feldman, Sydney Frucht, Maya * Grzelak, Filip * Guernsey, Daniel Jorgensen, Josephine * Kasten, Fredric * […]
JOANNE SCHIFFER—Over the past few decades, there has been an ongoing debate over what it means to discriminate “because of . . . sex” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII states: It shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer – (1) to fail or refuse to hire […]