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Stetson professor Mark Bauer inducted as Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law


Stetson University College of Law professor Mark Bauer was recently inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. Professor Bauer accepted the new fellowship during the Canadian Conference on Elder Law in Vancouver, Canada, on Nov. 16.

Professor Mark Bauer accepted his fellowship in Vancouver, Canada, on Nov. 16.

Professor Mark Bauer (center) accepted his fellowship in Vancouver, Canada, on Nov. 16. Photo courtesy the Canadian Centre for Elder Law.

Professor Bauer frequently addresses law schools, conferences and advocacy groups around the world on elder law, consumer protection and real property issues. He also researches, writes and speaks on antitrust and higher education law. At the conference, Bauer discussed the issues of 55-plus age-restricted housing, cross-border scams targeted at elders, and consumer protection reforms of banking law.

Distinguished Fellows of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law must be internationally known leaders in their field, have made significant contributions to the field of elder law, and provide original and substantive academic contributions in their area of expertise.

Three Stetson faculty members are Distinguished Fellows of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. In addition to Bauer, Stetson Law professors Rebecca Morgan, who directs the Center for Excellence in Elder Law and serves as the Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law, and Edwin Boyer, the Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law, are also fellows.

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is a national Canadian organization pursuing scholarly legal research, law reform and public legal education on issues of law and aging.

Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law, established to meet the increasing need for legal education and research in the field of law and aging, educates law students, attorneys, and judges in the field of elder and special needs law and produces scholarly research and writing on issues impacting those who are older and/or have special needs.

For more information about the Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University, email elderlaw@law.stetson.edu or call 727-562-7393.