Rising 3L Mia Goldhagen Takes Juvenile Shackling Amendment to Florida Supreme Court

LawFuel.com – On Thursday, June 4, Rising 3L Mia Goldhagen, a certified legal intern with the University of Miami School of Law’s Children & Youth Law Clinic, participated in an oral argument before the Florida Supreme Court.

The hearing was scheduled by the Court to consider recommendations by the Juvenile Court Rules Committee for changes to the current rules for juvenile divisions of Florida’s circuit courts. Goldhagen joined Miami-Dade Assistant Public Defender Andrew Stanton and Rob Mason, immediate past chair of the juvenile court rules committee, to argue in favor of Rule 8.100(a), a proposed change to the Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure designed to end routine and blanket shackling of children appearing in juvenile court.

Click here to watch a video of the hearing. It is listed under Case No. SC09-141. The briefs that were submitted to the Court in favor of Rule 8.100(a) are listed here.

UM Law Professor Jan Paulsson named a Vice President of ICC World Council

The International Chamber of Commerce has named UM Law Professor Jan Paulsson among the 12 new vice presidents of the ICC World Council, the principal governing body of the ICC.

Professor Paulsson is one of the world’s leading experts on international arbitration. He practices with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris, where he is the head of the Public International Law Group and the joint head of the International Arbitration Group. He also serves as president of the London Court of Arbitration, the Administrative Tribunals of the World Bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Professor Paulsson has participated as counsel or arbitrator in over 500 arbitrations in Europe, Asia, the United States and Africa. He has also acted before a great variety of international tribunals, including the International Court of Justice and the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

At the University of Miami School of Law, Professor Paulsson holds the Michael Klein Distinguished Scholar Chair and is the Faculty Chair of the Specialization in International Arbitration. He will head the University’s newly-established institute for international arbitration.

Professor Paulsson received his A.B. from Harvard in 1971, his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1975, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal, and a Diplôme d’etudes supérieurs spécialisées from the University of Paris in 1977.

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