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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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Stetson hosts Inclusion Summit

On Feb. 6, Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, hosted a daylong event, “ Inclusion Summit: Developing Cultural Competence.”  The summit was designed to help foster an energized workplace, retain top talent and develop best practices for making inclusion a reality. Verna Myers was the keynote speaker at Stetson’s Inclusion Summit. Vernā Myers, a nationally recognized expert on diversity and inclusion, provided the… » Read more
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Stetson hosts Study Abroad Fair

Stetson University College of Law hosted a Study Abroad Fair on the Gulfport campus on Feb. 4. Students learned more about options to study abroad on Feb. 4 in Gulfport. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. Stetson offers summer study abroad programs in Argentina, China, England, Spain and The Netherlands. Stetson also offers an Autumn in London, fall intersession in the Cayman Islands, and spring break in… » Read more
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Social Justice Luncheon: What is Equal Justice?

Stetson University College of Law’s Social Justice Luncheon Feb. 4 on the Gulfport campus asked “What is Equal Justice?” Judge Michelle T. Morley J.D. ’86, circuit judge for the Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida, led a discussion for Stetson Law students about the meaning of equal justice within the modern judiciary. (L-R): Professor Judith Scully, Judge Michelle T. Morley and Professor Robert Bickel. Photo by… » Read more
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Students volunteer, plant tree at Boyd Hill

Stetson University College of Law’s Jewish Law Student Association took time to plant a tree and help clean up Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg on Feb. 4. The students spent four hours volunteering at the park. The event honored the Jewish holiday of Tu B’shevat, or the “New Year of the Trees.” Traditionally, the holiday celebrates ecological awareness and trees are planted in… » Read more
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Professors’ new book unveils the anatomy of legal writing

A groundbreaking new book by Stetson professors Catherine J. Cameron and Lance N. Long explores The Science Behind the Art of Legal Writing. Professor Catherine Cameron. The newly released book uses empirical research to show what good legal writing is and why it works. Carolina Academic Press published the book as a resource for law students and legal professionals. “Neither of us knew of a… » Read more
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