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Fundraising Begins for a Vietnam Memorial on DeLand Campus

Ned Ricks ’68, sets up a night defensive position while on patrol in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. A Stetson University fund has been established for a permanent memorial, on the DeLand campus, to the patriotism and service of students and graduates from all of Stetson’s colleges and schools who served in Vietnam or during the Vietnam era. According to Dr. Jay Mechling ’67, the… » Read more
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Stetson, USF present medical marijuana’s legal impacts

Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida will host a daylong program, “Charlotte’s Tangled Web,” discussing the legal impacts of medical marijuana on Oct. 10 at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. The education program for lawyers and health care professionals will provide an overview of the impacts of the legalization of medical marijuana by the Florida legislature. Program… » Read more
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Stetson professor new Southeastern Association of Law Schools president

Stetson University Professor of Law Ellen S. Podgor has been selected as the new president of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, a regional association of law schools that includes 72 member schools and 31 affiliate member schools. Professor of Law Ellen S. Podgor is the new president of SEALS. SEALS promotes legal scholarship, provides a mentorship program for new scholars, and hosts events for… » Read more
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Stetson University offers new joint degree in advocacy

Stetson University College of Law will offer a new joint degree program starting spring 2015, allowing students to earn both a J.D. degree and an LL.M. degree in advocacy from Stetson in seven semesters. Students in Stetson University’s new program will save a semester of full-time study by applying up to 12 hours of prescribed J.D. courses towards the LL.M. degree, allowing them to complete… » Read more
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Stetson University officially Smoke/Tobacco-Free

The policy officially declaring Stetson University’s residential campuses in DeLand and Gulfport smoke- and tobacco-free will be in effect, as of Aug. 1, 2014. With this declaration, Stetson University joins a growing list of colleges and universities across the country enacting a policy to prohibit smoking and tobacco-related products. All forms of tobacco use are prohibited, including e-cigarettes and a variety of smokeless products, in… » Read more
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Stetson University offers Advocacy Training in Ireland

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, offered an advocacy training program to a sell-out crowd in Dublin, Ireland, July 17-18. The two-day program for law students, law professors and legal practitioners taught the renowned Stetson method of trial advocacy at the University College of Dublin Sutherland School of Law. Participants in Stetson’s July 2014 advocacy program in Ireland. “This new program reinforces Stetson’s… » Read more
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Pensacola native Charles Liberis named to Stetson University Board of Overseers

Prominent Pensacola attorney Charles S. Liberis of the Liberis Law Firm was recently named to the Stetson University College of Law Board of Overseers. The board of overseers advises and counsels the dean of the College of Law and the university president on academic programs and financial matters. Charles Liberis The board also includes Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince, Florida Sixth Judicial Circuit State… » Read more
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Ukraine rejoins Stetson University’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition

Ukraine will host a regional round of Stetson University’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition again this year after a hiatus from the competition. The 2014 IEMCC winners: University of California-Hastings team with Professor Royal Gardner, director of Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy. Ukraine hosted the first Central and Eastern European rounds of the IEMCC in 2010. “Ukraine has experienced many challenges in the… » Read more
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Stetson University named best student chapter by Florida Bar

The Florida Bar recently honored Stetson University College of Law student leaders for their outstanding chapter. Stetson’s chapter of the Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division was named the best in the state during the Florida Bar’s Annual Meeting June 25-26 in Orlando. Student Anisha Patel (left) accepted Stetson’s best chapter award from the Law Student Division president. “Our fantastic student leaders Jennifer Tindell, Anisha… » Read more
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Stetson Law wins best brief at Florida Bar moot court competition

Stetson University College of Law students Jeremy Bailie, Anisha Patel and Nick Sellars won the best brief award at the Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition at the Florida Bar conference on June 25-26 in Orlando. Stetson’s Moot Court team won best brief. (L-R): Gordon Glover (Moot Court Committee member), Katherine Hurst Miller (Stetson alumna and co-chair of the Moot Court Committee), Nick Sellars, Anisha… » 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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