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RSJLR Proudly Welcomes Volume 11 Candidate Class

RSJLR Proudly Welcomes Volume 11 Candidate Class It is with great pleasure that the University of Miami Race and Social Justice Law Review welcomes its new candidates for Volume 11: Belissa Ardisson Logan Bartley Erin Berhan Luis D. Blanco Staci Campbell Alexandra Cimo Sarah Coleman Allison Dopazo Fabian Garcia Jordan Gary Katarina Gomez Lexis N. […]

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 […]

Submissions for the Race & Social Justice Law Review Symposium

The University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review is now accepting submissions for publication in its Fall 2019 Symposium Issue. This year’s Symposium topic will focus on the Pottinger Decree and other Homeless Protection Laws. Publication in this issue includes the opportunity to present your work at the Race & Social Justice Law Review Symposium on September 20th, 2019. Submissions […]

EEOC Fights to Keep our Diverse Community Safe from Employment Discrimination

By: Diana Johnson “In serving this community, the Miami District Office is mindful of the diverse workforce in all facets of the service, hospitality and tourism sectors and will protect workers facing discrimination in these important Florida industries.”[1]  This quote from Michael Farrell, the director of Miami’s District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]