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Dire need for human rights advocates: Professor Nagle says after trip to Colombia

“There is a dire need for attorneys to be trained to be human rights advocates and to represent the human rights of indigenous groups, workers, displaced people, and individuals who are vulnerable to human trafficking, forced servitude, slavery, and other violations of fundamental human rights,” said Professor Luz Nagle, who faced the Medellin drug cartel during her tenure as a judge in Colombia. Professor Nagle… » Read more
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LL.M. student advocates for children’s rights

LL.M. in International Law student Gulayat Hajiyeva is an advocate for childcare reform who is originally from Azerbaijan. Hajiyeva practiced law in her native Azerbaijan and Turkey as an advocate for children’s rights before coming to Stetson University to study for her advanced degree in law. She joins Stetson Law’s commencement on May 16. (L-R) Professor Luz Nagle with Gulayat Hajiyeva on Stetson’s Gulfport campus.… » Read more
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Students learn about combatting human trafficking

Children enslaved by the chocolate industry in Africa. Female immigrants forced into prostitution in the U.S. It may come as a surprise that human trafficking is as prevalent as it is in the U.S. According to this report by the Department of State, the majority of the victims are women and children. In fact, hundreds of thousands of victims are children, and Florida ranks as… » Read more
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Stetson Law offers LL.M. degrees in advocacy, elder law and international law

Stetson University College of Law, home to the top-ranked trial advocacy program in the country, is offering three LL.M. degrees to help lawyers distinguish their expertise in advocacy, elder law and international law. Stetson Law will launch an online LL.M. in Advocacy starting in August 2013. Courses leading to the advanced degree will be offered part-time over two years through a distance-learning platform designed to… » Read more
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WMNF Radioactivity – Sept. 10, 2012 – Visiting Professor Rachel VanLandingham

Professor Rachel VanLandingham was the guest of the Radioactivity program on WMNF radio discussing the book on the Osama bin Laden mission by the Navy SEAL and international law.… » Read more
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Professor Dorothea Beane received inscribed book by 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award winner

Professor Robert Bickel presented an inscribed copy of University of Minnesota professor Kathryn Sikkink’s book, The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Changed World Politics, to Stetson Law professor Dorothea Beane in the Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library on Sept. 6. Professor Dorothea Beane with Professor Robert Bickel in the Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library. The new book by Sikkink is the winner… » Read more
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Argentinean diplomat speaks with students about “Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy”

Deputy Consul General of Argentina Gustavo Martínez Pandiani spoke with Stetson Law students on Sept. 4 about “Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy.” Argentinean diplomat Gustavo Martínez Pandiani speaks with Stetson Law students Sept.4. Martínez Pandiani explained his view that the rule of law and democratic participation provide the foundation of global citizenship. He explored how international diplomacy has evolved from the traditional secret diplomacy of… » Read more
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Russian Judges Visit Stetson Law

Stetson Law hosted jurists and law professors from St. Petersburg, Russia, as part of the Open World Program.

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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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Spring Break in Greece

    Slideshow Ten Stetson Law

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