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Stetson’s law school hosted panel, film “Defending Gideon”

Members of the public were invited to a panel discussion and showing of the film, “Defending Gideon,” on Feb. 11 at Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus. Approximately 70 people attended the showing of the 30-minute documentary and Q&A discussion about the history and future of public defender work and criminal justice in the U.S.
Christopher Durocher of the Constitution Project moderated the panel… » Read more

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Stetson professor honored at annual Inns of Court

Stetson University Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob received this year’s Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award on Jan. 28 during the annual Inns of Court Banquet in St. Petersburg.
This year’s lecture and award ceremony took place at the Mirror Lake Lyceum in St. Petersburg.
Jacob J.D. ’59 has twice presented before the U.S. Supreme Court and has dedicated his professional… » Read more

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Bruce Jacob receives Champion of Indigent Defense Award from nation’s criminal defense bar

Bruce Jacob, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law, was presented with the Champion of Indigent Defense Award by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) at its 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif. Jacob was formally presented with the award on Saturday at the Association’s board meeting. The Champion of Indigent Defense Award recognizes an individual for… » Read more

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George Edgecomb Bar Association recognizes Stetson Professor of Law Bruce Jacob with diversity award

Stetson University Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob ’59 received the Delano S. Stewart Diversity Award on April 29 in Tampa, Fla. Stetson Law graduate George Hunter ’99 presented Jacob the award during the George Edgecomb Bar Association 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet.

While serving as Stetson’s dean, Jacob greatly increased the number of minority full-time faculty members. In February, Jacob was named a… » Read more

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Professor Bruce Jacob discusses presenting historic Gideon v. Wainwright case

The June 2012 Special Commemorative Edition of Champion magazine includes an interview with and article by Stetson Law professor Bruce Jacob, who presented the historic Gideon v. Wainwright case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read the article, “Remembering Gideon’s Lawyers,” by Bruce R. Jacob. The text of the interview with Jacob follows, with special permission from the NACDL.

A Conversation With Bruce R. Jacob
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