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Stetson’s bar passage among top in state

Stetson University College of Law graduates had a 78 percent bar passage rate on the July administration of the Florida Bar Examination, exceeding the statewide average by more than seven percent. “We take very seriously our responsibility to help our students prepare for lives as professionals, who make a difference in our profession, our communities, our state, and beyond. We will continue to work with… » Read more
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Harvard Crimson – Sept. 22, 2014 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Harvard Crimson article, “Weeks In, Sexual Harassment Investigation Office Remains Understaffed.”  … » Read more
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Stetson hosts medical marijuana debate Oct. 23

Amendment 2 is the topic of debate between former Florida Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Bell and attorney John Morgan at a free noontime event Oct. 23 on the Gulfport campus of Stetson University College of Law. Justice Bell and Morgan will debate the detriments and merits of legalizing medical marijuana during a public lunchtime event. Seating is limited. WHAT: Stetson Law’s debate is designed to… » Read more
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Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 21, 2014 – Professor Mark Bauer

Professor Mark Bauer is the subject of the human interest feature, “43 times a minute, sound of progress just makes people furious,” in the Tampa Bay Times.… » Read more
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Talk with L.A. filmmaker brings crowd to Stetson

A talk with Los Angeles-based filmmaker John Wellington Ennis and showing of his new film “PAY 2 PLAY” brought a crowd of more than 70 law students and members of the public to Stetson University College of Law on Saturday night, Sept. 20. John Ennis spoke at Stetson on Sept. 20. Ennis answered questions from the audience on topics ranging from the impact of Supreme… » Read more
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Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 20, 2014 – Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob spoke with the Tampa Bay Times for the story, “Clearwater man serving life in child sex case gets new trial.”… » Read more
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The Florida Times-Union – Sept. 20, 2014 – Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob spoke with the Florida Times-Union for the story, “Second Michael Dunn murder trial begins Monday.”… » Read more
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Adlin Tuya: advocating for immigrant justice

by Alexandria Nicodemi, 2L “My passions in life aren’t put on hold when I go into the office,” says spring 2013 Stetson University College of Law alumna Adlin Tuya. “Every day I am working toward something that is important to me. And when you are working in an environment that you are passionate about, productivity skyrockets.” Tuya says she has found that when balanced with… » Read more
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Judges lecture at Constitution Day celebration in Gulfport, Tampa

Judge James Whittemore J.D. ’77, a member of Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame, provided the keynote lecture at Stetson’s Gulfport campus and Judge James S. Moody provided the keynote at the Tampa Law Center during a celebration of the U.S. Constitution at Stetson Law on Sept. 17. Judge James Whittemore spoke at Stetson Law in Gulfport. More than 200 local high school students attended this… » Read more
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Stetson celebrates Values Day

Stetson University College of Law students celebrated Values Day on Sept. 16 by volunteering to clean up Clam Bayou Nature Park in Gulfport and attending a presentation on “The Moral Premise of the Law,” presented by Stetson University Professor of Religious Studies Gregory Sapp. (L-R): Students Mitchell Levine, Lydia Greiner, Student Life director Tammy Briant, Lauren Eliopoulos and Patrick Iyampillai participated in Values Day. The… » Read more
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Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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Stetson University’s historic campus, founded in 1883 in DeLand, is home to the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music. Stetson also has a satellite center in Celebration that offers advanced degrees.