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Stetson hosts veterans town hall with Congressman David Jolly in November

Stetson University College of Law will host a town hall on veterans’ health care issues with Congressman David Jolly on Nov. 10. Members of the public are invited to attend the town hall program from 1-2 p.m. at Stetson’s Gulfport campus, located at 1401 61st St. S. Congressman Jolly, who represents Florida’s 13th Congressional District, has spoken at college campuses across the state on issues… » Read more
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Medical marijuana is topic of event, debate at Stetson

Medical marijuana is the topic of two upcoming events: a continuing education program and a public debate at Stetson University College of Law in October. Oct. 10 in Tampa: A full-day educational event for health care professionals and lawyers about medical marijuana is scheduled for Oct. 10, 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. To learn more, and to register,… » Read more
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Greenlight Pinellas debate includes community, Stetson students

Stetson University College of Law hosted a noontime debate on the Greenlight Pinellas Plan on Sept. 29 on the Gulfport campus. Dozens of students and community members attended the event in Stetson’s Great Hall. The debate on the Greenlight Pinellas Plan drew a crowd to Stetson’s Gulfport campus Sept. 29. Representatives of No Tax for Tracks and Vote Yes on Greenlight debated the future of… » Read more
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Dean Pietruszkiewicz speaks on leadership

Dean Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz addressed the Student Leadership Development Program luncheon on Sept. 24. A capacity crowd packed the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus to hear the dean speak on the importance of effective management in leadership. Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz spoke with Stetson Law students on Sept. 24. Dean Pietruszkiewicz spoke on the “Management Pillar” of leadership. He talked with students about his first… » Read more
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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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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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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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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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