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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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