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Students honored for pro bono service

(L-R): Stetson Law students Kelly Green, Rebecca Watts and Tamara Major were honored for their extraordinary pro bono service. Stetson University College of Law student Rebecca Watts won the Law Student Pro Bono Award and students Tamara Major and Kelly Green received honorable mention from Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit for their commitment to creating pro bono service opportunities for students at Stetson. Watts was nominated… » Read more
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Stetson celebrates Earth Day

Stetson University College of Law students, faculty and staff celebrated Earth Day on April 20 on the Gulfport campus. Live music accompanied gardening tips, electronics recycling, field games and exercise in the lush, Mediterranean courtyard Monday afternoon. “The event gets better every year, ” said Professor Lance Long, who teaches research and writing and environmental advocacy at Stetson. Watch this brief video to learn more… » Read more
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Former White House Ebola response coordinator speaks at Stetson

Ronald Klain speaks at Stetson’s commencement in May. Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ronald A. Klain will address Stetson University College of Law commencement on May 16 in Gulfport, Florida. Stetson’s commencement takes place at 8:30 a.m. in the courtyard on the law school’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Klain was appointed Ebola response coordinator last year by President Barack Obama. He served… » Read more
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Law Society of Ireland wins Stetson’s International Environmental Moot Court

The Law Society of Ireland won the 19th Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition on April 18 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. Michelle Ryan of the Law Society of Ireland was named Best Oralist in the Final Round. This is the third time the Law Society of Ireland has won the competition. The Law Society of Ireland won Stetson’s International Environmental… » Read more
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Stetson wins AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Stetson University College of Law won the American Association for Justice National Student Trial Advocacy Competition on April 19. Stetson’s team of Brooke Batton Charlan, Stanton Fears, Phylicia Pearson and Kyle Ross beat George Mason University in the final round of the national competition. Stetson’s trial team L-R: Kyle Ross, Phylicia Pearson, Brooke Batton Charlan and Stanton Fears. The AAJ is one of the two… » Read more
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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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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.