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Stetson seeking attorneys to help military members, veterans and their families

Stetson University College of Law is seeking attorneys to volunteer civil legal services to military members, veterans and their families as part of its Veterans Pro Bono Initiative Team. With more than a million veterans, Florida is home to one of the largest populations of veterans in the country. Stetson’s new Veterans Pro Bono Initiative Team will serve Tampa Bay area veterans through its Veterans… » Read more
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Law student honored at military appreciation banquet

Second-year part-time Stetson Law student William Mitchell was honored on March 4 at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation Banquet in Tampa with the Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year-Reserves award. At the banquet: Associate Dean and Professor of Law Michael Allen, William Mitchell and Dean and Professor of Law Chris Pietruszkiewicz. The award recognizes members of the military who show significant involvement in… » Read more
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Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute helps organize legal workshop on homeowners’ rights for military, veterans and their families

Helping veterans, military members and their families achieve and maintain stable housing is the goal of a community workshop organized by Stetson University’s Veterans Law Institute, the Community Law Program and Neighborhood Home Solutions in June in St. Petersburg. WHAT: Veterans, active and reserve service members and their families are invited to learn more about their rights as homeowners and tenants and the Service Members… » Read more
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Stetson Student Veterans Organization, Animal Legal Defense Fund, co-sponsored a program about using dogs in the military

Stetson’s Student Veterans Organization and Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter co-sponsored a film presentation on Feb. 28 about using dogs in the military. Stetson Law professor Peter Fitzgerald’s dogs attended the film presentation about the use of dogs in the military. Photo by Bianca Guerrier. Stetson Law students, along with dogs “James” and “Dora,” attended a screening of Always Faithful. “Dora” is a registered… » Read more
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Marine, Stetson Law student again brings Heroes Weekend to Gulfport in November to honor military, veterans

Marine and Stetson University College of Law LL.M. student Javier Centonzio, who graduated with his J.D. in May, is again coordinating a Heroes Weekend community event to honor active duty members of the military and veterans on Nov. 10-11 in Gulfport. LL.M. Student Javier Centonzio addresses the crowd at the Stetson Veterans Law Institute opening May 31 in Gulfport. This year’s public events include a… » Read more
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Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 8, 2012 – Professor Catherine Cameron

Professor Catherine Cameron is quoted in the Aug. 8 Tampa Bay Times story, “Police swamped with tips about Pasco man with vast collection of IDs.”… » Read more
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Tampa Tribune and Individual.com – June 29, 2012 – Professor Charles Rose

The June 29 Tampa Tribune and Individual.com ran news that the Stolen Valor Act was found unconstitutional, quoting Law Professor Charles Rose.… » Read more
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Associated Press – Feb. 8, 2012 – Professor Charles Rose

Professor Charles Rose spoke with the Associated Press for the story, “Judge: Secret evidence OK in Iraqi terror case.”… » Read more
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