MIAMI (March 28, 2012) – Professor Rogelio Perez-Perdomo delivered the fourth and final lecture in his series of lectures on the Latin American legal culture; the talk was entitled “Legal Scholars and Legal Culture in Latin America: A Comparative Perspective.” Perez-Perdomo is the Latin American Law Visiting Professor for 2012 hosted by the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, a collaborative endeavor between the University of Miami and Florida International University. He is Professor of Law at the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela, and continues to serve as a frequent Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School. His most recent books include Justicia e injusticias en Venezuela (2011) and Law in Many Societies (2011), co-edited with Lawrence Friedman (Stanford) and Manuel A. Gomez (FIU). Professor Gomez commented on Professor Perez-Perdomo’s presentation.
MIAMI – On March 23, 2012, Professor Juan Pablo Pampillo, Director of the Center for Legal Research at the Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, Mexico, delivered a talk entitled A New Ius Commune for the Americas: Reflections on Hemispheric Legal Integration to the faculty. Professor Pampillo holds a law degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico City) and a research Doctorate in Law from the Complutense University (Madrid). He is the author of several books, including El Primer constitutionalista de Mexico (Porrua) and Historia general del derecho (Oxford University Press). He was a guest of Professor del Granado’s and the Office of International & Graduate Studies of the College of Law.
MIAMI (March 07, 2012) — FIU Law Professor H. Scott Fingerhut has been appointed by The Florida Bar to the Board of Legal Specialization & Education National Accreditation Subcommittee in order to review the national accreditation application in DUI defense for the National College of DUI Defense.
The Subcommittee’s review is intended to enable the BLSE to evaluate the objectives, standards, and procedures of such programs to ensure for the public the continued value of “certified,” “board certified,” “specialist,” and “expert” as a means to identify lawyers who have demonstrated special competence, skills, and proficiency, as well as character, ethics, and professionalism in the practice of law.
MIAMI (February 28, 2012) — FIU College of Law congratulates Professor Manuel Gomez on his selection for two prestigious academic posts on international dispute resolution. Based on the nominations of peers, Professor Gomez was selected to join the Institute of Transnational Arbitration’s (ITA) Academic Council, as well as the scientific committee for the VIII Conference of the World Mediation Forum (WMF).
Professor Joëlle Moreno will address an international audience of over 300 radiologists, pediatricians, emergency room physicians, radiologic technologists, health care professionals and legal professionals at a medical-legal conference in Orlando, FL. Her two talks on Responsible Experts and The Law of Child Abuse Evidence will be presented at a medical-legal conference sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics entitled Imaging of Child Abuse: Fact, Fiction and Responsible Action.
Sponsors include Blackberry, Google, Intel, MercadoLibre, Microsoft, Nokia, and Yahoo!
MIAMI (December 6, 2011) – Professor Hannibal Travis will address the Latin American Public Policy Forum on Internet, E-commerce and Mobile Technologies and will discuss safe harbors for Internet service providers against copyright infringement claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. Also speaking at the forum were members of the in-house counsel departments for Latin America of Yahoo! and Google.
The event will take place on Tuesday, December 6 at the Four Season on Brickell Avenue in Miami, Florida.
Faculty Fall Workshop Series – Tuesday, September 20th
Guest: George Knox (Florida International University College of Law)
Topic: Teaching Mindfulness and Awareness Disciplines in Law School, A Cutting-Edge Solution to a Pervasive Problem in the Profession.
Room: RDB 1009.
Time: Lunch served at Noon
Remarks begin at 12:30PM