Law and Politics

Stanley I. Langbein, from the School of Law, explains the corporate tax rate that could help level the playing field in the global economy and the steps needed to implement it.

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First ladies uniquely shape US history

Despite the constraints of societal mores and complex family dynamics, a number of presidents’ wives have left a lasting impact on the country, advancing women’s rights and other signature causes while reflecting the changing dimensions of women’s power and potential.

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First ladies uniquely shape US history

Despite the constraints of societal mores and complex family dynamics, a number of presidents’ wives have left a lasting impact on the country, advancing women’s rights and other signature causes while reflecting the changing dimensions of women’s power and potential.

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First ladies uniquely shape US history

Despite the constraints of societal mores and complex family dynamics, a number of presidents’ wives have left a lasting impact on the country, advancing women’s rights and other signature causes while reflecting the changing dimensions of women’s power and potential.

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First ladies uniquely shape US history

Despite the constraints of societal mores and complex family dynamics, a number of presidents’ wives have left a lasting impact on the country, advancing women’s rights and other signature causes while reflecting the changing dimensions of women’s power and potential.

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Atlanta shootings point to intersection of racism, sexism

While the suspect in the killing of eight people—six of them women of Asian descent—at Atlanta-area massage businesses has claimed his shooting spree was not racially motivated but done to eliminate a “temptation,” experts say racism and sexism are inseparable.

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Atlanta shootings point to intersection of racism, sexism

While the suspect in the killing of eight people—six of them women of Asian descent—at Atlanta-area massage businesses has claimed his shooting spree was not racially motivated but done to eliminate a “temptation,” experts say racism and sexism are inseparable.

../stories/2021/03/atlanta-shootings-point-to-intersection-of-racism,-sexism.html

Atlanta shootings point to intersection of racism, sexism

While the suspect in the killing of eight people—six of them women of Asian descent—at Atlanta-area massage businesses has claimed his shooting spree was not racially motivated but done to eliminate a “temptation,” experts say racism and sexism are inseparable.

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Number of immigrants at the southern border grows

University of Miami experts offer their observations about why an influx of individuals are seeking to enter the United States.

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Number of immigrants at the southern border grows

University of Miami experts offer their observations about why an influx of individuals are seeking to enter the United States.

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Local GOP leaders discuss the future of the party

The University of Miami’s Department of Political Science hosted South Florida politicians during a virtual dialogue Tuesday evening that explored where the Republican Party is headed after the 2020 election.

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Local GOP leaders discuss the future of the party

The University of Miami’s Department of Political Science hosted South Florida politicians during a virtual dialogue Tuesday evening that explored where the Republican Party is headed after the 2020 election.

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From jury selection to murder charges, experts look at the Derek Chauvin trial

With the legal proceedings of the former Minneapolis police officer underway, George Floyd’s death is front and center once again. And University of Miami criminology scholars examine aspects of the case.

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From jury selection to murder charges, experts look at the Derek Chauvin trial

With the legal proceedings of the former Minneapolis police officer underway, George Floyd’s death is front and center once again. And University of Miami criminology scholars examine aspects of the case.

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Virtual discussion features Florida Republicans

Hosted by the Department of Political Science, event participants will explore “The Future of the Republican Party.”

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March 4 a decisive date for QAnon believers

Are followers of this right-wing, Pro-Trump premise on the rise? An expert on conspiracy theories weighs in.

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Panel: US immigration reform faces challenges

Legal experts, community activists, and academics discussed some of the difficulties and possible opportunities for immigration revisions during a virtual seminar.

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Scholars deliberate the value of Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’

University of Miami experts in law and communications weigh the potential for Facebook’s oversight body to satisfy critics and ease tensions in the digital war playing out on its platform.

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Scholars deliberate the value of Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’

University of Miami experts in law and communications weigh the potential for Facebook’s oversight body to satisfy critics and ease tensions in the digital war playing out on its platform.

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Harold Long, founder of United Black Students, passes away

A double University of Miami alumnus, Harold Long led a sit-in at then-President Henry King Stanford’s office in 1968 that helped pave the way for the admission of more Black students at the institution.

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Harold Long, founder of United Black Students, passes away

A double University of Miami alumnus, Harold Long led a sit-in at then-President Henry King Stanford’s office in 1968 that helped pave the way for the admission of more Black students at the institution.

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Immigration Clinic scholars toil to protect detainees from COVID-19

As part of the class action lawsuit the University of Miami School of Law filed with partners against U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement, students help to save lives as they learn the intricacies of immigration law.

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Immigration Clinic scholars toil to protect detainees from COVID-19

As part of the class action lawsuit the University of Miami School of Law filed with partners against U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement, students help to save lives as they learn the intricacies of immigration law.

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Online discourse explores new congressional agenda

Political experts discussed how the new Congress—with Democrats in control of both the House and Senate—will work with the new administration.

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Online discourse explores new congressional agenda

Political experts discussed how the new Congress—with Democrats in control of both the House and Senate—will work with the new administration.

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Students hope to see ‘follow through’ after inauguration

University of Miami students share their thoughts and impressions as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take the helm.

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Students hope to see ‘follow through’ after inauguration

University of Miami students share their thoughts and impressions as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take the helm.

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In an inauguration like no other, Biden issues a call for unity

Following Wednesday’s historic event, University of Miami experts in various fields provide their insight on the biggest challenges facing the new administration.

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In an inauguration like no other, Biden issues a call for unity

Following Wednesday’s historic event, University of Miami experts in various fields provide their insight on the biggest challenges facing the new administration.

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Reforming Section 230: Is the internet free for all or a free-for-all?

University of Miami experts weigh the merit and consequences of amending or repealing the communications law that provides a legal shield for service providers from the words, images, and videos posted by their users.

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Reforming Section 230: Is the internet free for all or a free-for-all?

University of Miami experts weigh the merit and consequences of amending or repealing the communications law that provides a legal shield for service providers from the words, images, and videos posted by their users.

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