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Stetson Students Retrace Civil Rights Journey with Freedom Rider Ernest “Rip” Patton

Follow the group on their journey by visiting the student blog here: http://stetsonlaw.wordpress.com/ Professor Robert Bickel with Freedom Rider Rip Patton during a past visit to Stetson Law in Gulfport. Click for high-resolution image. In May of 1961, Ernest “Rip” Patton was a 21-year-old drum major at Tennessee State University and Freedom Rider headed for Jackson, Miss., when he was arrested and transferred to Mississippi’s… » Read more
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Professor Eddie Ohlbaum Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy

Professor Eddie Ohlbaum, recipient of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy. Click for high-resolution image. Professor Eddie Ohlbaum, director of Temple Law School’s Trial Advocacy and Clinical Education program, was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy on May 26 at the “Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills” conference at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport. Professor Ohlbaum  is… » Read more
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Dean Darby Dickerson Announces Plans to Leave Stetson to Lead Texas Tech University School of Law

Dean Darby Dickerson. Click for high-resolution image. Stetson University College of Law Vice President and Dean Darby Dickerson announced plans to leave Stetson in early July to join Texas Tech University School of Law as Dean and will hold the W. Frank Newton Endowed Professorship. Dickerson has been dean of Stetson Law since February 2004, after serving as interim dean in 2003 following the death… » Read more
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First-Year Students Practice Their Skills in Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition

(Front Row L-R): Julia Richmond, Samantha McIntyre, Max Holzbaur, Erin Okuno, Carly Ross, and Amar Agha. (Back Row L-R): Bob Biasotti and Matt Conigliaro. Click for high-resolution image. For the past 14 years, law students at Stetson University College of Law have had an opportunity to sharpen their advocacy skills before practicing judges and attorneys at the Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition, held this… » 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.