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Law School Deans Seek Equilibrium between New and Old Teaching Methods

Katherine Kirk
In The Docket , Barbara Mueller discusses the 2nd Annual Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference as a window into the ongoing discussions of legal education reform that are taking place nationwide. At one session, a panel of law school deans from across the country discussed a number of such approaches that their law...

University of Miami's Health and Elder Law Medical Legal Partnership Featured in Local News

Katherine Kirk
Earlier this year, a local news channel praised the University of Miami's Health and Elder Law Medical Legal Partnership in a piece entitled "Joining Forces.” The clinic, run in part by JoNel Newman of the University of Miami School of Law (an ETL Consortium school), takes an innovative approach to treating the legal...

Health and Elder Law Clinic Integrates Interdisciplinary Subjects Like No Other

Marnee Baker
Professors JoNel Newman and Melissa Swain teach a unique clinic at the University of Miami Law School that integrates legal, medical, and social work to help students learn better patient/client advocacy skills. Students from both the law school and medical school are cross-trained in each other’s disciplines,...