Professor H.T. Smith, Founding Director of the FIU College of Law Trial Advocacy Program, recently participated as a guest commissioner in the Florida State Hearing for the National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ).
FIU College of Law Trial Team member Bertha Santana recently received a scholarship in trial advocacy from the Miami Chapter of ABOTA – the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Trial team champion Justin James Duran, has been awarded a scholarship by the Miami Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
FIU Law graduates have once again earned the highest bar passage rate of any of Florida’s 11 law schools on the February 2018 Florida Bar Exam.
Professor H. T. Smith recently served on a panel sponsored by the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr., Bar Association to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Professor H.T. Smith recently presented a seminar to the lawyers of the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office entitled, “Cross-Examination: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee.”
Professor H. T. Smith recently gave the Keynote Address at the Black History Month Celebration by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.
Professor Fingerhut’s co-authored Op-Ed on Florida crime was Monday’s lead item in The Florida Bar News Daily Summary.
The FIU Law Trial Advocacy Program recently hosted the Miami Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) to present Why Civility Matters to a packed small courtroom of engaged students.
Professor H. T. Smith recently gave a speech at the Black History Month Celebration of the Dade County Bar Association.