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Stetson Law students win awards for best brief, best cross-examination at weekend east and west coast competitions

Stetson University College of Law students won awards this past weekend for best appellate briefs in Washington, D.C., and best cross examination in San Francisco, Calif. Stetson’s Moot Court teams won top awards for their appellate briefs at the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition on Nov. 3-4 in Washington, D.C. Stetson students Amar Agha and Erik Johanson won the Best Petitioner’s Brief Award and… » Read more
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Stetson Law offers new concentration in social justice advocacy

Stetson University College of  Law is offering a Social Justice Advocacy Certificate of Concentration program for students. The concentration program is intended to prepare students to deal directly with significant social justice issues in civil or criminal law. The Social Justice Advocacy Certificate of Concentration is a selective program, which admits a limited number of students based upon their academic and experiential background, interviews with… » Read more
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Stetson LL.M. student selected for prestigious International Bar Association Internship

Story by Valeria Obi Juan M. Zarama’12, who recently graduated with distinction from Stetson’s International Law LL.M. program, has been selected to work with the prestigious International Bar Association Legal Internship Programme in Human Rights in London in the fall. Juan M. Zarama graduated this May. Zarama said he has always had a passion for international human rights. “My interest in international human rights came… » Read more
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James H. Seckinger honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy at Stetson Law`s annual advocacy conference

Notre Dame Law School professor James H. Seckinger was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy at Stetson University College of Law’s annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference on May 23 in Gulfport. Professor James Seckinger with Professor Charles Rose. Professor Seckinger, who served as the director of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy from 1979 to 1994, has conducted advocacy… » Read more
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Stetson Law’s Amnesty International hosts panel discussion on homeless advocacy

Story by Valeria Obi Stetson’s Amnesty International hosted a panel discussion, “Demand Dignity Campaign: A Panel on Homeless Advocacy,” on April 10 at Stetson Law in Gulfport. The purpose was to bring awareness to the plight of those who become homeless, and to provide students with an opportunity to learn how to help the homeless community through legal action and community activism. Two of the… » Read more
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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. (L-R): Carmen Johnson, Austin Miniard, Julie Ann Embler and Ashley Donnell won the AAJ competition at Stetson Law. Photo by Bradley Muhs. Stetson students Ashley Donnell,… » 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. (L-R): Claudette Goyanes, Brandon Blake, Julian Catala and Erica Emas won the regional round of the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Stetson students Brandon Blake, Julian Catala, Erica Emas and Claudette Goyanes will travel to Las Vegas for the national competition… » 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, recipient of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy. Click for high-resolution image. 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… » 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.