Law Library Awarded National Endowment for Humanities Grant

MIAMI (December 12, 2011) — The FIU College of Law library has been awarded a prestigious grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will allow for the preservation and care of a 6,000 volume Mario Diaz Cruz Collection donated to the Law Library by the Rainforth Foundation. This invaluable collection contains a variety of historic Cuban legal materials as well as legislation and jurisprudence from several countries in Latin America as well as Spain, France and Italy.

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Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Sisk Report as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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