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Student dives into Blue Ocean

The Blue Ocean Film Festival brought presenters including Fabien Cousteau from around the world to St. Petersburg. Photo by Allison Dhand. When second-year Stetson University College of Law student Alexandria Nicodemi arrived at the inaugural Blue Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit in St. Petersburg, she was not sure what to expect. She and other members of the Environmental Law Society had an opportunity to… » Read more
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Protecting Florida wetlands discussed at Stetson Law

The impacts of phosphate mining, oil and gas exploration on Florida’s wetlands were discussed at the second annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop on “Wetlands Enforcement: Mining, Mitigation, and More” sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and Stetson University College of Law on Nov. 13. Professor Royal Gardner addressed the crowd at the ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop. The workshop explored how enforcing wetland permits and mitigation can protect… » Read more
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NOAA Fisheries biologist speaks at Stetson

Dr. John Carlson, a research fishery biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Panama City, Fla., presented the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on Oct. 8 at Stetson Law in Gulfport. Dr. Carlson discussed challenges in implementing regulations to help the endangered smalltooth sawfish species recover. Dr. John Carlson spoke at Stetson. Dr. Carlson has been a leader with… » Read more
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Pepperdine University wins Stetson’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition

Pepperdine University School of Law won the 17th annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition on March 23 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. Pepperdine University School of Law won the 17th annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition. Pepperdine defeated the Law Society of Ireland, Dublin, in the final round for the international championship. China University of Political Science and Law received the… » Read more
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Law students from around the world travel to Stetson Law for the International Environmental Moot Court Competition

Law students from around the world are heading to Stetson University College of Law for the 17th International Environmental Moot Court Competition, March 21-23 in Gulfport, Fla. The students will prepare and present an environmental case before a mock international court. The case concerns the burning of peatlands, which lead to species extinction and transboundary haze. Teams of students participated in regional rounds in Africa,… » Read more
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Stetson Law students and their professor write amicus brief with NWF for U.S. Supreme Court case

Two Stetson University College of Law students and their environmental law professor worked with the National Wildlife Federation to prepare an amicus brief in a wetlands case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in January. » Read the amicus brief (L-R): Professor Royal Gardner, Bill Mitch, Jan Goldman-Carter and student Marc Shumaker traveled to the Supreme Court on Jan. 15 to hear oral arguments… » Read more
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Stetson Law crosses borders to protect wetlands: Professor and Stetson students help draft resolution adopted in Bucharest, Romania, in July

Stetson University College of Law Professor Royal Gardner and several Stetson Law students played a significant role in the adoption of a resolution on wetland conservation at a global conference in Bucharest, Romania, in July. The Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands adopted the resolution by consensus. More than 160 countries are parties to this international treaty,… » Read more
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April 20 Gulf Oil Spill: Stetson Law Panel Reflects on Legal Challenges

In August, just four months after the oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, Stetson Law gathered a roundtable of legal experts on the Gulfport, Fla., campus to discuss how the law had responded to similar disasters in the past, what to expect this time, and what legal experts should be talking about to prevent this type of disaster from happening again in the future.

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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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International Environmental Moot Court Competition

Teams qualified to compete in Stetson’s 15th Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition.  

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