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Destination Ireland: Stetson’s July CLE

Stetson University College of Law is partnering with the Law Society of Ireland to offer a continuing legal education program (CLE) for U.S. lawyers and legal practitioners July 13-15 in Ireland. The two-and-a-half-day, 14-credit CLE, “Technology in Litigation in the Silicon Valley of Europe,” is being offered in the destination city of Dublin, Ireland, an international hub for business, law and technology. Topics cover the… » Read more
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Stetson professor calls for policymakers to protect the world’s wetlands

Take immediate action to conserve and restore the world’s wetlands, the director of Stetson University’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, professor Royal Gardner, urges in a briefing note he recently co-authored with scientists from around the world. Professor Royal Gardner directs the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson. The “State of the World’s Wetlands and their Services to People: A compilation of… » Read more
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Students, librarians, volunteer for Fun in the Sun

Stetson Law students volunteered for Fun in the Sun, Gulfport’s annual springtime celebration, at the Gulfport Recreation Center on April 4. The City of Gulfport and Stetson’s Public Service Fellows co-presented this year’s event, sponsored by local businesses and associations. The Stetson Law volunteers take a break for a photo with the trolley and Fun in the Sun in Gulfport. Photo by Brittany Brochard. The… » Read more
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Four faculty members celebrate books

On March 27, four faculty members celebrated the publication of their books. (L-R): Professors Catherine Cameron, Carol Henderson, Lance Long and Luz Nagle. Photo by Professor Jason Palmer. Professor Catherine Cameron and Lance Long are the authors of The Science Behind the Art of Legal Writing. Professor Luz Nagle has most recently authored “The Rule of Law in Latin America,” in Latin American Democracy: Emerging… » Read more
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Federalist Society sponsors talk on marijuana and federalism

Former Colorado Assistant Solicitor Michael Francisco spoke at Stetson Law. Photo by Brittany Brochard. The Stetson Law student Federalist Society recently sponsored a talk on March 31 by former Colorado Assistant Solicitor Michael Francisco on “Marijuana & Federalism.” Francisco discussed the Colorado citizens ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana that passed in 2012 and the aftermath of the amendment. Francisco explained that marijuana is still… » Read more
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Stetson hosts free lecture in April on wildlife conservation

Bradnee Chambers, executive secretary of the United Nations Environment Programme Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, will present the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on April 16 at noon in the Great Hall at Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport. Bradnee Chambers will speak at Stetson Law on April 16. The lecture on conserving wildlife with… » Read more
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Stetson Law students win Florida Bar YouTube Contest

(L-R): Elizabeth Harbaugh, Patrick Iyampillai, Daniel Kavanaugh and Colby Connell. The Harry Latimer Center for Professionalism and the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism selected four Stetson University College of Law students as the winners of the 2015 Law Student Professionalism YouTube Contest. Using the Florida Bar’s newly adopted Professionalism Expectations as their guide, students Colby Connell, Elizabeth Harbaugh, Patrick Iyampillai and Daniel Kavanaugh created,… » Read more
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Florida Bar hosts town hall at Stetson

The Florida Bar hosted a town hall meeting on Stetson University’s Gulfport campus on March 25 for the law school community. Florida Bar President Gregory W. Coleman B.B.A. ’85, J.D. ’89 joined 2015 President-Elect Ramón A. Abadin and 2016 President-Elect William J. Schifino for a discussion about issues facing lawyers in Florida. Abadin will begin serving as Florida Bar president in June of 2015. Schifino,… » Read more
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Stetson wins regional AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team won the southeast regional of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (L-R): Stanton Fears, Brooke Batton Charlan, Judge Gary Farmer Sr., Phylicia Pearson and Kyle Ross. Students Brooke Batton Charlan, Stanton Fears, Phylicia Pearson and Kyle Ross won the AAJ regional on March 22 and earned the right to compete in… » Read more
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Impacts of felony disenfranchisement discussed at Stetson

Desmond Meade recently completed law school at Florida International University, studied for and passed the bar exam, but is not permitted to apply to the bar. Desmond Meade spoke with Stetson students about felony disenfranchisement. Photo by Brittany Brochard. Meade is a former homeless man who is among the more than one million people in the state of Florida who have been convicted of a… » Read more
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