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International student hosts children’s art exhibit on war and peace

Stetson University College of Law LL.M. student Gulayat Hajiyeva is hosting a children’s art exhibit on the Gulfport campus March 24-April 17. The exhibit is part of Hajiyeva’s personal research project that illustrates children’s perceptions of war and peace. (L-R) Gulayat Hajiyeva and Professor Luz Nagle tour the opening day of the art exhibit at Stetson Law. Gulayat Hajiyeva. A native of Azerbaijan, Hajiyeva grew… » Read more
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Stetson presents awards in May for lifetime achievement, professionalism

Retired Justice David A. Erickson. Photo by Jacqueline Seaberg. Retired Justice David A. Erickson will receive Stetson University’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy during the Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference on May 19 on the Gulfport campus. The Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award will be presented to professor Adam Shlahet. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those who have fundamentally changed the… » Read more
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Esteemed defense attorney Hank Asbill receives White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL, Stetson Law

Hank Asbill accepted his 2015 White Collar Criminal Defense Award at Stetson. On Saturday, March 14, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and Stetson Law presented Hank Asbill with the 2015 White Collar Criminal Defense Award. Asbill received his award during NACDL’s White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. NACDL and Stetson co-present the award annually… » Read more
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Panel discusses Diversity in the Workplace

Professor Joseph Morrissey moderated a panel discussion on Diversity in the Workplace on Stetson’s Gulfport campus on March 4. (Foreground L-R): Ramil Kaminsky, Jason Liu, Professor Joseph Morrissey, Brittany Maxey and David Brunell. Attorneys in the region David J. Brunell ’11, Ramil Kaminsky ’13, Jason Liu and Brittany Maxey ’07 discussed their personal experiences facing challenges to an inclusive workplace. The panel and dinner for… » Read more
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Former U.S. assistant attorney general lectures

Former U.S. Assistant Attorney General Ignacia Moreno spoke with students at Stetson University College of Law on March 11. Moreno discussed “Environmental Litigation in the 21st Century.” Former U.S. Assistant Attorney General Ignacia Moreno spoke with Stetson Law students in the Great Hall. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. Moreno talked about the challenges she faced and overcame as a young person who came to the U.S.… » Read more
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Stetson #1 trial advocacy, #2 legal writing program in U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report ranked Stetson University College of Law first in trial advocacy for the 17th time. Stetson ranked second in the nation for legal writing, advancing from sixth last year. “Advocacy is a significant strength at the College of Law,” said Stetson University President Wendy Libby, Ph.D. “When Stetson Law students graduate, they are prepared to walk into a courtroom with the… » Read more
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Stetson advances to international competition

A team of Stetson University College of Law students were finalists at the Southern Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, on March 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and earned the right to advance to the international rounds in Washington, D.C., April 5-11. (L-R): Ryan Hedstrom, Sunai Edwards, Lauren Fernandez, Lauren Eliopoulos, and Nicole Santamaria. “We are thrilled that our Jessup… » Read more
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Workplace inequality topic of Stetson Law Review symposium

Questioning how labor and employment laws can address growing workplace inequality was the topic of the Stetson Law Review symposium on March 6 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. Wilma Liebman, former NLRB chair, provided the keynote. The program included keynote speaker Wilma Liebman, former chair of the National Labor Relations Board; featured speaker Timothy Noah, the labor and employment editor for… » Read more
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Panel discusses achieving justice in black communities

A distinguished panel gathered on Monday night on Stetson’s Gulfport campus to discuss ways to achieve equal justice in black communities. The panel of Saint Louis University School of Law Professor Justin Hansford, Suffolk Law School Professor Emeritus Michael Avery, and Berny Jacques J.D. ’12,  addressed how public perceptions impact policing and crime in black neighborhoods. Stetson’s Black Law Students Association sponsored the event, “Disparate… » Read more
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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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