HEALTH RIGHTS CLINIC

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The attorneys and certified legal interns from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic have filed a federal suit against the Social Security Administration on behalf of 12 indigent and disabled clients who have been waiting as long as 26...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Carlos Nuñez sits in the waiting room with his mother at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s pediatric oncology clinic, alex’s place, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The walls of the pediatric hospital are covered...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

At the juvenile courthouse: 2L Roodelyne Davilmar, who argued the case, Marcela Alvarez and a relative, five year old Yoselin and 2L Brasilia Echevarria.

In its efforts to continue to reach underserved populations, ...

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Front: Fergus Lawrie, Kate Laverty, Dede Akiti, 2L, Roodelyne Davilmar, 2L; Back: Enan Wilson, Drew Long and Craig Leslie

Six Scots arrived at Miami International Airport Wednesday night, only to be swept up and...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Third-year law students Diana Jordan and Bethany Bandstra successfully petitioned the Juvenile Division 11th Circuit Court of Florida on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who fled her native Honduras due to a horrific family life. The court found...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Melissa Swain, Zachary Lipshultz and JoNel Newman

Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic was invited to present last week at Jackson Memorials’ “Grand Rounds” – the established important teaching tool and ritual of medical...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Alissa Gold, JD’13, worked in Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow. Working exclusively with veterans, she won two disability claims with Social Security for two of her clients in her last two...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Health Rights Clinic student Danny McDonnell, 3L, first met his new client, Robert Barker, in the game room of the Miami Veterans Affairs Hospital. Unsure of what to expect during the initial meeting and since it was his first-ever client...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic was recently awarded a challenge grant from the Equal Justice Works-AmeriCorps to fund two legal fellows who will provide legal services to veterans. The grant requires the Clinic and the School of Law to...

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

JoNel Newman and Melissa Swain of Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic plan to help develop a course model that will teach law students to use technological tools to make justice more easily available to low-income, self-represented litigants....

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