Law and Politics

The conviction of film producer Harvey Weinstein is being hailed as providing justice, but it also highlighted how powerful individuals use their influence to impede investigations.

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Want to vote in the Florida primary? You need to register.

The deadline to register for the Florida presidential primary is Tuesday, Feb. 18. One student is encouraging her peers to get involved.

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Want to vote in the Florida primary? You need to register.

The deadline to register for the Florida presidential primary is Tuesday, Feb. 18. One student is encouraging her peers to get involved.

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Want to vote in the Florida primary? You need to register.

The deadline to register for the Florida presidential primary is Tuesday, Feb. 18. One student is encouraging her peers to get involved.

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Want to vote in the Florida primary? You need to register.

The deadline to register for the Florida presidential primary is Tuesday, Feb. 18. One student is encouraging her peers to get involved.

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Law clinic students fight for those who may have been wrongfully convicted

The University of Miami School of Law’s Innocence Clinic is often the last resort for Florida inmates trying to overturn their convictions.

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Law clinic students fight for those who may have been wrongfully convicted

The University of Miami School of Law’s Innocence Clinic is often the last resort for Florida inmates trying to overturn their convictions.

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Law clinic students fight for those who may have been wrongfully convicted

The University of Miami School of Law’s Innocence Clinic is often the last resort for Florida inmates trying to overturn their convictions.

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John R. Kasich addresses students on February 4

A continuation of the “What Matters to U” speaker series, the former Ohio governor will speak to students about leadership and civic engagement.

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John R. Kasich addresses students on February 4

A continuation of the “What Matters to U” speaker series, the former Ohio governor will speak to students about leadership and civic engagement.

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Measured responses in the US, Iran conflict

University of Miami Middle East experts share their insights on the latest developments with Iran.

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Measured responses in the US, Iran conflict

University of Miami Middle East experts share their insights on the latest developments with Iran.

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Leadership UMiami students head to DC for hands-on experience, learning

Students participating in Leadership UMiami wrap up their final week of the intensive, hands-on program with meetings in Miami and Washington, D.C.

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Leadership UMiami students head to DC for hands-on experience, learning

Students participating in Leadership UMiami wrap up their final week of the intensive, hands-on program with meetings in Miami and Washington, D.C.

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A delicate, diplomatic tightrope between Iran and US

Following a missile attack against U.S. troops in Iraq, University of Miami Middle East experts said all-out war with Iran would not be good for either country.

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Student journalist chronicled the turmoil in Hong Kong

A fall semester abroad becomes an eye-opening experience for a School of Communication junior.

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Examining health care in Mexico

University of Miami President Julio Frenk, in a new book, argues that universal health care, provided in Mexico through a program known as Seguro Popular, is a human right.

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An analysis of the articles of impeachment against President Trump

How the charges in each relate to the role of the Constitution and the purpose of government.

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An analysis of the articles of impeachment against President Trump

How the charges in each relate to the role of the Constitution and the purpose of government.

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University of Miami alumni appointed to 11th Judicial Circuit Court

University of Miami alumni were among a number of new judges named by Gov. Ron DeSantis at a news conference Monday on the Coral Gables campus.

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University of Miami alumni appointed to 11th Judicial Circuit Court

University of Miami alumni were among a number of new judges named by Gov. Ron DeSantis at a news conference Monday on the Coral Gables campus.

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Fighting a trafficking epidemic

Miller School of Medicine professor JoNell Potter testifies before a Congressional subcommittee on human trafficking.

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Fighting a trafficking epidemic

Miller School of Medicine professor JoNell Potter testifies before a Congressional subcommittee on human trafficking.

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Varona honored with Massey Chair

The investiture of the School of Law Dean Anthony E. Varona as the M. Minnette Massey Chair took place Monday.

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Varona honored with Massey Chair

The investiture of the School of Law Dean Anthony E. Varona as the M. Minnette Massey Chair took place Monday.

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A climate mission in Madrid

Follow students in the University of Miami School of Law and their law professor, Jessica Owley, as they file daily dispatches from the United Nations COP25 climate change conference in Madrid.

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A climate mission in Madrid

Follow students in the University of Miami School of Law and their law professor, Jessica Owley, as they file daily dispatches from the United Nations COP25 climate change conference in Madrid.

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Celebrating—and protecting—nature’s bounty

The University of Miami’s Natalie Barefoot is celebrating Thanksgiving week alongside orcas and humpback whales, as part of an all-women research expedition.

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Celebrating—and protecting—nature’s bounty

The University of Miami’s Natalie Barefoot is celebrating Thanksgiving week alongside orcas and humpback whales, as part of an all-women research expedition.

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Witnessing Bolivia’s power vacuum

Political scientist Calla Hummel, who was in Bolivia during its flawed election, shares her insights on President Evo Morales’ sudden resignation.

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Witnessing Bolivia’s power vacuum

Political scientist Calla Hummel, who was in Bolivia during its flawed election, shares her insights on President Evo Morales’ sudden resignation.

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