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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 Lawyers Association honors eight law alumni and friends

The Stetson Lawyers Association presented awards to eight outstanding alumni and friends of Stetson University College of Law during the Florida Bar Annual Meeting in Orlando on June 26. Nestor M. de Armas B.B.A. ’73 and Congressman David W. Jolly received the Distinguished Service Award for their significant, meritorious and continuing contributions to Stetson Law. Former president of the Stetson University Alumni Association, de Armas… » Read more
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Stetson Law hosts open house and part-time info sessions in July, August

Stetson University College of Law will host two open house and information sessions in July and August about the admissions process for part-time law school applicants. Students interested in the full-time program are also invited to attend. “The part-time program granted me the flexibility to continue to work full-time while attending classes at night,” said part-time Stetson University law student Kevin Lonzo. “This allowed me… » Read more
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Student Todd Hoover: Advocating for literary equality

When he is not busy commuting from his home in Palm Harbor, Florida, to Stetson Law school or working full-time at his job of 16 years at Nebraska Printing Company, Todd Hoover is a literacy advocate for at-risk youth. Student Todd Hoover The 45-year-old third-year student at Stetson University College of Law balances raising a family with a full-time job, part-time law school, and his… » 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.