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Stetson hosts Turkey Azerbaijan Day

(L-R): Emil Safarov, Michael M. Gunter and Özgür Kıvanç Altan. LL.M. in International Law student Gulayat Hajiyeva and the International law Society coordinated Turkey Azerbaijan Day March 2 on Stetson University’s Gulfport campus. Hajiyeva, orginally from Azerbaijan, introduced a panel including Turkish Consul General Özgür Kıvanç Altan, Tennessee Technological University Professor and Secretary General of the EU Turkey Civic Commission Michael M. Gunter, and Azerbaijani… » Read more
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Brian Tannebaum J.D. ’94 discusses The Practice

Brian Tannebaum J.D. ’94. Brian Tannebaum J.D. ’94 visited Stetson’s Gulfport campus on Feb. 26 to meet with the Stetson community and discuss his new book, The Practice: Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering.   The book offers advice on how to operate a law practice and develop into a top professional lawyer. Tannebaum is a criminal and bar defense lawyer in Miami and managing partner… » Read more
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Fitzgeralds receive Top Dog Award from Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida

Professor of Law Peter L. Fitzgerald and wife Susan received the Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida’s Top Dog Award at the GRRMF annual “Rescue Reunion” on Feb. 21. Professor Peter Fitzgerald and wife Susan visit the Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library at Stetson with their therapy dogs. The Fitzgeralds received the award for donating numerous hours to GRRMF in 2014, including transporting and fostering… » Read more
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Equality Florida CEO speaks March 2 at Stetson Law

Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith spoke at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on March 2. The Stetson Lambda Legal Society sponsored the event. Nadine Smith. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. Smith founded Equality Florida in 1997, and led its work to end discrimination including the ban on gay adoption and gay marriage. She is an award-winning journalist turned organizer who was one of four… » Read more
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White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL and Stetson Law to be presented to attorney Hank Asbill

Hank Asbill, an acclaimed white collar defense attorney based in the Washington, D.C., office of Jones Day, will be presented the 2015 White Collar Criminal Defense Award on March 14 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. This event is not open to the public but members of the media are invited to attend. Hank Asbill of Jones Day. Photo courtesy Jones Day.… » Read more
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Judge Patrice Moore ’95 presents student leadership luncheon

Judge Patrice Moore ’95  presented the Feb. 18 leadership luncheon for students on the topic of community. Judge Patrice Moore ’95 presented at Stetson on Feb. 18. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. “A good leader is a team player,” Judge Moore told the audience. As a judge serving in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Unified Family Court in Pinellas County, Florida, for more than four years, Judge… » Read more
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Law librarians publish Free Internet Legal Research

Stetson Law News recently asked law librarians and adjunct professors Sally Waters and Wanita Scroggs to participate in a Q & A about their new book, Free Internet Legal Research, a guide attorneys can use to find and effectively use the best free legal sites. (L-R): Adjunct professors and law librarians Sally Waters and Wanita Scroggs were given Stetson hats to celebrate the publication of… » Read more
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Patrick Davis ’88 presents on entrepreneurship and social justice

Stetson University graduate Patrick Davis ’88, CEO of Davis Brand Capital and co-founder of the anti-bullying foundation StandUp, presented the Social Justice Lecture on “Entrepreneurism for Social Change: Inside Stories of Making the World Better, One Company at a Time” on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Davis’ presentation on Feb. 19 outlined his business model for StandUp, and discussed how entrepreneurship is an aspect of the battle… » Read more
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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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