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Students hone advocacy skills at intramural trial competition

Students at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla., had an opportunity to develop and practice their trial advocacy skills at an intramural trial competition sponsored by the American Association for Justice March 9-11 on Stetson’s Gulfport campus.
Stetson students Ashley Donnell, Julie Anne Embler, Carmen Johnson and Austin Miniard won the competition.
A total of 14 teams of Stetson Law students competed. The… » Read more

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Stetson again ranked #1 for trial advocacy, #3 for legal writing by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked Stetson University College of Law as the top law school in the nation for trial advocacy and number three for legal writing, in its 2013 “Best Graduate Schools” issue.
Stetson Law has been ranked the top school in the United States for advocacy 14 times and has consistently ranked among the top programs for legal writing by… » Read more

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Stetson wins the regional round of the AAJ trial competition

Stetson University College of Law won the regional round of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competitionon March 4 in Ft. Lauderdale.
Stetson students Brandon Blake, Julian Catala, Erica Emas and Claudette Goyanes will travel to Las Vegas for the national competition on March 22–25. Professor Roberta Flowers is the team coach.
“Winning this competition and others reaffirms Stetson’s excellence in advocacy,” said… » Read more

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Serving justice through advocacy: veterans making a difference

Military service changes the lives of many, including the soldiers who are today veterans. Many continue to serve justice in several ways.
“Veterans took an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, and to bear true faith and allegiance to the same,” said Charles Rose, the director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at… » Read more

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Professor Eddie Ohlbaum Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy

Professor Eddie Ohlbaum, director of Temple Law School’s Trial Advocacy and Clinical Education program, was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy on May 26 at the “Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills” conference at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport.
Professor Ohlbaum  is the author of several books, and consults and lectures on evidence, litigation strategy, advocacy, and ethics to judicial… » Read more

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First-Year Students Practice Their Skills in Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition

For the past 14 years, law students at Stetson University College of Law have had an opportunity to sharpen their advocacy skills before practicing judges and attorneys at the Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition, held this year on April 16.
This year, Stetson students Amar Agha and Max Holzbaur won first place in the competition; students Erin Okuno and Julia Richmond won second place;… » Read more

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Stetson Law Team Wins Legal Writing Award

Stetson Law students won a series of awards at the Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

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Legally India March 2011 Professor Royal Gardner

Professor Royal Gardner’s International Environmental Moot Court event is mentioned March 26 in the Legally India.

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First in Trial Advocacy, Third in Legal Writing

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked Stetson Law first in trial advocacy and third in legal writing.  

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Team Wins Regional AAJ Competition in Miami

A team of students from Stetson University College of Law won the regional 2011 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition March 3-6 this past weekend in Miami.

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