Last updated on: 1/22/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Manny Diaz, JD Biography

Title:
Former Mayor of Miami, Florida
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“By working to eradicate prostitution in the city, we are cutting down on the drug use, violence and other offenses that are tied to this one crime.”

Conference of Mayors, Oct. 20, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Mayor, Miami, Florida, 2001-Nov. 2009
  • Partner, Diaz & O’Naghten, LLP
  • Government Award, Hispanic, 2006
  • Urban Innovator of the Year, Manhattan Institute, 2004
  • Business Leader of the Year Award, SouthFloridaCEO, 2004
  • Advisory Board Member, Manhattan Institute’s Center for Civic Innovation
  • Advisory Board Member, University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Urban Research
  • Advisory Board Member, Mayors’ Institute on City Design
  • Outstanding American by Choice, United States Citizenship and Immigration Service
Education:
  • JD, University of Miami Law School, 1980
  • BA, Political Science, Florida International University, 1977
  • Attended Miami-Dade Community College
Other:
  • None found