Innovative Short, Compact Courses (1-2 Credits)

Explore Specialized Areas and Stay on the Pulse of the Latest in the Law

Miami Law brings national and international practitioners and scholars to teach unique, innovative short courses (1-2 weeks) in their fields of expertise. As one of the only law schools in the U.S. to do this, students can select from multiple, short, innovative compressed courses each year.

In recent years, short courses have been or may be offered in the following areas:

Art and International Trade Law

  • Cultural Property and Antiquities Trafficking: Importation Laws and Border Enformcement

Business & Entrepreneurship

  • NFTs: Legal and Business Considerations
  • Investing in Sports: From Private Equity and Venture Capital to Emerging Industry Trends
  • Law for Growth Stage Companies
  • Tax Issues Relating to Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Civil Rights

  • Disability Discrimination and Graduate Education
  • The Freedom of Information Act
  • Legal Advocacy and Same Sex Marriage
  • Disabilities Law

Consumer Protection

  • Evolution of Product Liability in the U.S.
  • Consumer Protection

Criminal Law

  • Selected Problems in Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Introduction to Death Penalty Litigation
  • Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Florida Post-Conviction Procedure

Entertainment and Music Law

  • Chat ENT: AI's Impact on Enterainment, Arts and Sports
  • Bidding and Hosting Major Events
  • Indie Film and the Law
  • Television Dealmaking in the 21st Century
  • The Art of the Deal: Acquiring a Music Publishing Catalog
  • Music Law
  • Media & Entertainment Law in the Digital Age
  • Media Distribution
  • Music Festivals, Live Concerts and Other Live Productions

Environmental Law & Maritime

  • Disaster Law
  • Maritime and Coastal Legal and Policy Issues in Miami
  • Privacy, Terrorism and Drug Smuggling in the Maritime Domain
  • Maritime Arbitration
  • Climate Change and Human Rights

Family Law

  • Complex Issues in High-Profile and High-Net Worth Divorces

Global Business Law

  • Complex International Negotiations
  • International Investment Agreements
  • Investment Arbitration
  • Law & Power in the European Union
  • The Law and Practice of Soverign Debt Management
  • The Law of International Treaties

Health Care Law

  • Mental Health Law
  • Emotion and the Law

Human Rights and Immigration Law

  • Human Rights and Environment
  • Immigration, Ethnicity, and Public Policy

IP-Intellectual Property Law / Technology 

  • Blank Space: IP Law Through the Lens of Taylor Swift
  • Bioethics Mediation
  • Blockchain Technology and Business Strategies
  • Data Security and Incident Response
  • Intellectual Property Transactions & Negotiations 
  • TikTok, Twitter and YouTube: The Legal Framework Governing Social Media 
  • Copyright and Trademark Litigation

International Arbitration

  • Basic Concepts in International Arbitration
  • Advanced Topics in International Arbitration
  • Forensics of Advocacy in International Arbitration
  • ICSID Practice and Procedure
  • International Arbitration and The European Union
  • International Arbitration in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • International Arbitration and the NY Convention
  • The Presentation of Evidence in International Arbitration
  • Transnational Litigation and European Arbitration with a European Nexus

International Law

  • The Cloud Is Beneath the Sea: Submarine Cables ad International Law

Latin America

  • Comparative Company Law: U.S.-Latin America
  • Entertainment Law in Latin America
  • Introduction to Doing Business in Latin America
  • UNCITRAL Model Law: Fundamental Concepts and Impact on Latin America

Law Firm Skills 

  • Corporate Skills for New Lawyers
  • Law Firm Management
  • Practical Skills for New Lawyers

Litigation Training

  • Complex Global Negotiations
  • Best Practices in Pretrial Litigation in the Federal Courts
  • Introduction to Litigation
  • Preparing the Corporate Client for Litigation
  • Judicial Writing
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Lawyering and Ethics for the Business Attorney
  • Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation: Law, Practice and Strategy


  • Emerging Forms of Philanthropy and the Role of the Private Foundations in Effecting Social Change

Outer Space Law

  • Space Law: Regulating and Incentivizing Private Commercial Activities in Outer Space

Real Estate Law

  • Drafting, Design and Construction Documents

Regulatory: Cannabis, Food & Beverage

  • Craft Alcohol Beverage and Cannabis: Regulatory and Transactional Considerations for Industry and Investors
  • Mindfulness and Motivating Business Compliance with the Law

Religion and Law

  • Introduction to Jewish Law and the Talmud

Sports Law

  • LIV Golf, the PGA Tour, and the Future of Professional Golf
  • Esports: The Business and Legal Evolution
  • Sports Betting and Regulation
  • Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Agreements
  • Representing the Professional Athlete
  • The Business of Sports: The View from the Front Office
  • Cutting Edge Issues for Sports Law Practitioners in a Collectively Bargained World
  • Intercollegiate Athletics: Law, Policy and Regulatory Landscape
  • Women in Professional Sport: A Legal, Social and Business Analysis
  • Sneaker Law
  • Name Image and Likeness (NIL) in College Athletics
  • Rules of Play: Sports and Games as Legal Systems