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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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.
MIAMI (November 14, 2011) The FIU College of Law Sports & Entertainment Law Society will host its 1st Annual Rising Stars Agent & Talent Showcase at FIU College of Law. The event will bring agents, artists, musicians, managers, and entrepreneurs together to perform and discuss their experience in the entertainment industry.
WHO: FIU Law Sports & Entertainment Law Society
WHAT: Event featuring local South Florida talent, agents and managers
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2011 7:30PM – 9:30PM
WHERE: FIU College of Law Auditorium (RDB 1000)
For more information and to RSVP please visit — http://fiurisingstars.eventbrite.com
MIAMI (November 14, 2011) — The FIU Law Negotiations Team advances to ABA National Negotiation Competition Final Rounds in New Orleans this coming February.
After an excellent performance at the ABA National Negotiation Competition Regional Rounds in North Carolina this past weekend, law students Maria Pradilla and Joe Glace will compete in the ABA Final Rounds in February 2012. The FIU teams competed in five negotiation rounds among 28 teams from law schools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Georgia.
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Law students help those eligible for naturalization complete forms
WHAT: The Florida International University College of Law will be hosting a Citizenship Drive to help individuals eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship complete their N-400 naturalization forms. Under the supervision of Clinical Professor Juan Gomez, law students in the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic will conduct the one-day drive. The event is part of a series of drives the College of Law is organizing for its Citizenship Project.
FIU Law also will host two citizenship exam review sessions during the drive. The sessions will be led by Miami-Dade County Public Schools instructors with support from FIU Honors College students.
MIAMI (October 28, 2011) — The FIU Law Office of Externships and Community Service will cap off its weeklong celebration of National Pro Bono Week by hosting an FIU Law Day of Service with students, faculty and alumni. The Day of Service will provide members of our community an opportunity to meet with legal professionals in a number of practice areas including: Family Law, Foreclosures, Criminal Law and Immigration Law.
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MIAMI (October 18, 2011) – The FIU Law Investor Advocacy Clinic team wins top spot in first-ever appearance at national securities dispute resolution negotiation competition.
The Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon sponsored by St. John’s Law School and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) was held at the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution in New York City.