Law and Politics

The suicide of politically connected multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein on Saturday morning has fueled a barrage of conspiracy theories.

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The impact of reviving the federal death penalty

University of Miami legal experts in law and sociology weigh in on the Justice Department’s decision to restart executions.

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The impact of reviving the federal death penalty

University of Miami legal experts in law and sociology weigh in on the Justice Department’s decision to restart executions.

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The impact of reviving the federal death penalty

University of Miami legal experts in law and sociology weigh in on the Justice Department’s decision to restart executions.

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The impact of reviving the federal death penalty

University of Miami legal experts in law and sociology weigh in on the Justice Department’s decision to restart executions.

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Is it time for a third party in the US?

Deep polarization between the Democratic and Republican parties has made some voters believe that it is time for a strong third party to emerge.

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Is it time for a third party in the US?

Deep polarization between the Democratic and Republican parties has made some voters believe that it is time for a strong third party to emerge.

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Is it time for a third party in the US?

Deep polarization between the Democratic and Republican parties has made some voters believe that it is time for a strong third party to emerge.

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A firsthand lesson in parliamentary politics

Students in the School of Communication’s London program learned how the United Kingdom is navigating Brexit as they visited news, public relations and advertising companies in July.

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A firsthand lesson in parliamentary politics

Students in the School of Communication’s London program learned how the United Kingdom is navigating Brexit as they visited news, public relations and advertising companies in July.

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What does Prime Minister Boris Johnson mean for Brexit?

Britain’s new populist leader has promised to separate the country from the European Union by Oct. 31.

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What does Prime Minister Boris Johnson mean for Brexit?

Britain’s new populist leader has promised to separate the country from the European Union by Oct. 31.

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Should age be a factor in the race for U.S. president?

With a field of Democratic presidential candidates that includes three septuagenarians, the question is popping up.

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Should age be a factor in the race for U.S. president?

With a field of Democratic presidential candidates that includes three septuagenarians, the question is popping up.

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Britain’s Brexit man, Boris Johnson, to be next prime minister

The new leader of the Conservative Party has vowed to tackle Brexit and make it happen sooner rather than later.

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Puerto Rico se levantó

Daily protests are taking place in Puerto Rico, calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Roselló.

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman will spend his life in prison

How will the sentencing of “El Chapo” impact the drug trade out of Mexico? Bruce Bagley, a professor of International Studies and an expert on drug cartels, weighs in.

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What does the Supreme Court’s gerrymandering decision mean?

Miami Law’s Frances Hill discusses the recent SCOTUS ruling that could have far-reaching implications for American politics.

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What does the Supreme Court’s gerrymandering decision mean?

Miami Law’s Frances Hill discusses the recent SCOTUS ruling that could have far-reaching implications for American politics.

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Harris considered big winner in second Democratic debate

Patrick E. Waldinger, assistant director of debate and a lecturer in the University of Miami School of Communication, dissects Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate.

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Harris considered big winner in second Democratic debate

Patrick E. Waldinger, assistant director of debate and a lecturer in the University of Miami School of Communication, dissects Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate.

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How Stonewall shaped the future for LGBTQ rights and other causes

Members of the University of Miami community reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

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How Stonewall shaped the future for LGBTQ rights and other causes

Members of the University of Miami community reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

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Miami Law podcast: 'The Cult of the Constitution'

Mary Anne Franks, in a Miami Law podcast, unboxes all the first and second amendment issues with a good-for-the-goose, good-for-the-gander look at the powers that twist the Constitution to drive their agendas.

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Miami Law podcast: 'The Cult of the Constitution'

Mary Anne Franks, in a Miami Law podcast, unboxes all the first and second amendment issues with a good-for-the-goose, good-for-the-gander look at the powers that twist the Constitution to drive their agendas.

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What did the Democratic debate tell us?

Patrick E. Waldinger, assistant director of debate and a lecturer in the University of Miami School of Communication, provides his analysis of Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate.

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What did the Democratic debate tell us?

Patrick E. Waldinger, assistant director of debate and a lecturer in the University of Miami School of Communication, provides his analysis of Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate.

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The Democratic presidential debates come to Miami

The first debates of the Democratic presidential primary season will take place over two nights. How will the candidates compete to come out on top?

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The Democratic presidential debates come to Miami

The first debates of the Democratic presidential primary season will take place over two nights. How will the candidates compete to come out on top?

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Researching abortion laws in Chilean archives

Doctoral student Maria del Rosario Concha Mendez is spending the summer researching materials in the National Library in Santiago for her dissertation.

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Researching abortion laws in Chilean archives

Doctoral student Maria del Rosario Concha Mendez is spending the summer researching materials in the National Library in Santiago for her dissertation.

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