International programs leader first among law school peers certified in education abroad

Kristen Cohen, assistant director of international programs, is one of 21 people in the U.S. and the only person from a law school to receive a professional certification in education abroad. Cohen dedicated two years to obtaining the certification. Kristen Cohen. “Having a team member in the International Programs Office who is a Certified Professional in Education Abroad demonstrates our commitment at Stetson to implement… » Read more

Why study in Ireland and England? Stetson teaches advocacy on the other side of the Atlantic

Former Crown Prosecutor Gillian More lectured this summer during Stetson’s study abroad in Oxford. Photo courtesy Professor Charles Rose. This summer, Stetson University College of Law added new program offerings, teaching the top-ranked Stetson method of advocacy to lawyers and law students in England and Ireland. Stetson’s inaugural summer comparative trial advocacy program in Oxford, England, taught 40 students from eight law schools the Stetson… » Read more

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

Stetson offers U.S. Legal System and Trial Advocacy Skills for foreign attorneys

Stetson University College of Law is offering a three-week certificate program in U.S. Legal System and Trial Advocacy Skills for foreign attorneys in July and August. The program, designed to help enhance attorneys’ professional skills and curriculum vitae, teaches the fundamentals of the U.S. legal system, legal analysis, and trial advocacy, taught by faculty at the top-ranked law school in the U.S. for trial advocacy.… » Read more