Michael Allen

Dean Michael Allen spoke on three panels at the International Elder Law Conference with a Veterans Focus sponsored by the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii with co-sponsorship by Stetson University College of Law.  Dean Allen spoke about (1) the structure of the veterans benefits system in the United States; (2) benefits associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and dementia;… » Read more


Michael Allen

Dean Michael Allen hosted a successful Stetson-sponsored breakfast for Associate Deans for Research at the 2013 AALS Annual Conference in New Orleans.… » Read more


Michael Allen

Dean Allen recently was a featured presenter at the Boys State program in Tallahassee.  Boys State (and its companion program Girls State) is a weeklong event held in each state during the summer months.  Sponsored by the American Legion, the program brings together approximately 500 Florida high school seniors to learn about government.  Dean Allen spent two days at the Florida Supreme Court working with… » Read more


Michael Allen

Professor Allen presented an essay entitled Some Commentary on Three Cases from the Federal Circuit and the CAVC as We Approach Twenty-Five Years of Judicial Review of Veterans’ Benefits at a June 2012 Veterans Law Conference hosted by the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association in Washington, D.C.  The essay will be published in the Veterans Law Review later this year.… » Read more


Michael Allen

Professor Allen  recently spoke at the annual conference of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates on the topic “Major Developments in Veterans Law.”  He also recently gave a speech titled “The Supreme Court’s October 2011 Term” at a luncheon for the Federal Bar Association of Palm Beach County.… » Read more


Michael Allen

Professor Michael Allen recently spoke to the Florida Conference of District Court of Appeals Judges, a conference including the Florida Supreme Court as attendees, in Amelia Island, Florida, on the topic “Constitutional History:  Applying 18th Century Ideas to Our 21st Century World.”  He also spoke at the Otis Constitution Day event in Jupiter, Florida, on the topic of “Freedom of Speech for Students in Public… » Read more