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Equality Florida CEO speaks March 2 at Stetson Law

Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith will speak at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport at 5:05 p.m. on March 2. The Stetson Lambda Legal Society is sponsoring this event. WHO: Smith is an award-winning journalist turned organizer who was one of four national co-chairs of the 1993 March on Washington. Smith was part of the historic oval office meeting between then-President Bill Clinton and… » Read more
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White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL and Stetson Law to be presented to attorney Hank Asbill

Hank Asbill, an acclaimed white collar defense attorney based in the Washington, D.C., office of Jones Day, will be presented the 2015 White Collar Criminal Defense Award on March 14 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. This event is not open to the public but members of the media are invited to attend. Hank Asbill of Jones Day. Photo courtesy Jones Day.… » Read more
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Judge Patrice Moore ’95 presents student leadership luncheon

Judge Patrice Moore ’95  presented the Feb. 18 leadership luncheon for students on the topic of community. Judge Patrice Moore ’95 presented at Stetson on Feb. 18. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. “A good leader is a team player,” Judge Moore told the audience. As a judge serving in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Unified Family Court in Pinellas County, Florida, for more than four years, Judge… » Read more
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Law librarians publish Free Internet Legal Research

Stetson Law News recently asked law librarians and adjunct professors Sally Waters and Wanita Scroggs to participate in a Q & A about their new book, Free Internet Legal Research, a guide attorneys can use to find and effectively use the best free legal sites. (L-R): Adjunct professors and law librarians Sally Waters and Wanita Scroggs were given Stetson hats to celebrate the publication of… » Read more
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Patrick Davis ’88 presents on entrepreneurship and social justice

Stetson University graduate Patrick Davis ’88, CEO of Davis Brand Capital and co-founder of the anti-bullying foundation StandUp, presented the Social Justice Lecture on “Entrepreneurism for Social Change: Inside Stories of Making the World Better, One Company at a Time” on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Davis’ presentation on Feb. 19 outlined his business model for StandUp, and discussed how entrepreneurship is an aspect of the battle… » Read more
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Stetson Law hosts Raising the Bar on Feb. 28

On Feb. 28, Stetson University College of Law is hosting Raising the Bar: Florida’s Legal Community Service Day, on the Gulfport campus. The initiative collects donations from the local legal community for American Red Cross care packages and holiday cards for active military service members and veterans. WHO: The initiative is part of an annual statewide service day led by the legal community and co-sponsored… » Read more
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Stetson awarded bronze keys at ABA Law Student Division meeting

Stetson University College of Law was presented with a bronze key for the greatest raw membership and a bronze key for the most improved membership during the American Bar Association Law Student Division meeting on Feb. 7 on the Gulfport campus. Law students from Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico were invited to attend the meeting hosted by Stetson Law school. Chris Sprowls J.D. ’09 provided… » Read more
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Stetson’s J.D./M.B.A. students place in Global Top 25

Students in Stetson University’s J.D./M.B.A. program recently placed among the Global Top 25 in the GLO-BUS global simulation competition. Stetson J.D./M.B.A. students participated in GLO-BUS as part of their capstone management course. “Through the use of tools like the GLO-BUS simulation in our capstone course, students are able not only to integrate the functional expertise in business and law they have acquired during their tenure… » Read more
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Faculty papers top the charts for clinical law education

Three faculty papers by Stetson Law professors were recently listed among the Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten download list for: Clinical Law Teaching & Practice eJournal. Professor Cynthia Batt. Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox, director of Stetson’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic, wrote the fifth-ranked paper, “Lightening the VA’s Rucksack: A Proposal for Higher Education Medical-Legal Partnerships to Assist the VA in Efficiently and Accurately Granting Veterans Disability… » Read more
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Students published in Bloomberg BNA

Stetson Law school students clerking in the Gassman Law Associates firm in Clearwater were recently published in Bloomberg BNA. Travis Arango and Dena Daniels co-authored an article with attorney Alan S. Gassman. Travis Arango. “We were recently given the opportunity to write an article about the Bifani case. This case was chosen because our office focuses primarily on estate law and this set of facts… » Read more
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