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Publication of Volume 12 Issue 2

The Board of Editors of the Race and Social Justice Law Review is pleased to announce ourrecent issue publication of Volume 12, Issue 2. The online publication can be viewed at: Issue 2 discusses current topics such as special education, impacts of COVID-19, criminaljustice, charity, mutual liberation, and racism. Moreover, this Issue highlights subject matterrelating […]

Publication of Volume 12, Issue 1

The Board of Editors of the University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review is pleased to announce our recent issue publication of Volume 12, Issue 1. The online publication can be viewed at: A diversity of topics is addressed by featured articles authored by experts in their respective areas of practice and notes written […]

Senate Bill 404: A Threat to Women’s Rights

By: Erika Porrino On January 22, 2020, the Rules Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 404.[i]This bill requires minors to get parental consent in order to terminate a pregnancy.[ii]Under Senate Bill 404, minors are required to get notarized written consent from a legal guardian or, alternatively, obtain a judicial waiver from the court to access […]

Gay spouse in Broward County wins constitutional challenge; scores historic victory for LGBTQ spouses and $157 million jury verdict against Big Tobacco!

By: Jimmy McLaughlin In what could become the next landmark case for gay rights, on November 15, 2019, Bryan Rintoul became the first gay spouse to successfully challenge a legal rule in personal injury law called the “marriage before injury rule” that disproportionately and negatively affects gay spouses.[1]A Broward County jury awarded Mr. Rintoul with $9 […]