Category Archives: Race & Social Justice Posts

Publication of Volume 11, Issue 2

The Board of Editors of the University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review is pleased to announce our recent issue publication of Volume 11, Issue 2. The online publication can be viewed at: https://repository.law.miami.edu/umrsjlr/ A diversity of topics is addressed by featured articles authored by experts in their respective areas of practice and […]

Mother Nature: A Driving Force in the Black Lives Matter Movement

By: Belissa Ardisson The direct connection and interrelation between climate change and racial justice is more prominent than ever. Climate and racial justice advocates have long been sounding the alarm on how the impacts of climate change affect communities of color more than their white counterparts, however the narrative is being pushed. The transition to […]

The Robinhood Lawsuit- A David vs. Goliath Saga

By: Fabian Garcia The stock trading and investing application, Robinhood, has been the topic of conversation amongst investors throughout the past year. Specifically, Robinhood’s popularity peaked as COVID-19 swarmed the nation.[1] Although there are various factors impacting the movement of stocks or other securities, we have learned that Robinhood traders can sometimes hold the power […]

Are You a Foster Care Abolitionist Yet? The Children and their Mothers Sure Hope So.

By: Megan Schmidt In the age of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement, Black and Brown peoples are mobilizing to effectuate systematic change in the United States. As anti-Black violence permanently separate families, the impacted communities are looking for new ways to lower police interference and redirect funds to more appropriate responders in […]