Topic: Law and Politics

SCOTUS opinion seen as setback in fight against global warming

Climate and legal scholars at the University of Miami weigh in on the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency.

SCOTUS opinion seen as setback in fight against global warming

Climate and legal scholars at the University of Miami weigh in on the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency.


Examining two historic firsts in Colombian elections

Gustavo Petro, as a leftist and former rebel, made history when he became the South American country’s president last week. While Francia Márquez, an environmental activist and lawyer, also made a mark as the country’s first Afro-Colombian vice president.

Examining two historic firsts in Colombian elections

Gustavo Petro, as a leftist and former rebel, made history when he became the South American country’s president last week. While Francia Márquez, an environmental activist and lawyer, also made a mark as the country’s first Afro-Colombian vice president.



Scholars: Insurrection hearings supply epic storytelling, no clear ending

The Jan. 6 hearings investigating the facts and causes of the domestic terrorism attack on the U.S. Capitol are a colossal storytelling feat with a myriad of possible outcomes, according to communications and constitutional law specialists at the University of Miami.

Scholars: Insurrection hearings supply epic storytelling, no clear ending

The Jan. 6 hearings investigating the facts and causes of the domestic terrorism attack on the U.S. Capitol are a colossal storytelling feat with a myriad of possible outcomes, according to communications and constitutional law specialists at the University of Miami.



What the Roe v. Wade decision means to activists on both sides

The 5-4 ruling, handed down on June 24, is a major setback for women’s reproductive rights, some legal scholars say. But anti-abortion activists and some religious groups applauded the historic decision.

What the Roe v. Wade decision means to activists on both sides

The 5-4 ruling, handed down on June 24, is a major setback for women’s reproductive rights, some legal scholars say. But anti-abortion activists and some religious groups applauded the historic decision.