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Stetson’s ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition team to compete in national finals

Stetson University College of Law’s moot court team was named co-champions of the Washington, D.C., regional on March 1 and will advance to the National Finals of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
A total of 202 teams from 118 law schools are competing during a three-week period in six regional rounds of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Only 24 of those teams will… » Read more

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Amelia Michele Joiner to serve as Stetson University Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy

Renowned trial team coach Amelia Michele Joiner has accepted the position of Associate Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy at Stetson University College of Law starting in July of 2014.
Joiner is Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy Program at Duquesne University School of Law.
She has received numerous awards for outstanding achievement in the area of trial advocacy, and… » Read more

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Stetson students win National Workers’ Compensation Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students Kayla Cash, Paul Crochet and Tyler Egbert won the 2013 E. Earle Zehmer National Workers’ Compensation Moot Court Competition on Aug. 19 in Orlando.
Stetson’s moot court team, coached by Associate Dean and Professor of Law Michael Allen and alumnus Jason Stearns, argued in the final round of competition before sitting judges from Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.… » Read more

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Students test their advocacy skills in Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition

Fourteen Stetson University College of Law students had an opportunity to test their oral-advocacy skills at the Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition last week on the Gulfport campus. The top two oralists from each Research and Writing II class had an opportunity to compete for cash prizes and interview for a position on Stetson’s award-winning Moot Court Board.
Students Sunai J. Edwards and Melaina… » Read more

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Securing water resources the focus of Stetson’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture

Nick Davidson, Deputy Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, presented “Natural Solutions for our Water Security” on March 21 at Stetson Law in Gulfport. The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, called the Ramsar Convention, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
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Stetson students win all awards at National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students won the National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition on March 17 in Indianapolis, Ind. Stetson students also won all six of the possible awards, sweeping the competition.
Two teams of Stetson students beat teams from around the country to compete against each other in the final round, presented at the Indiana Supreme Court. The Stetson team of Kevin Crews,… » Read more

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Stetson students to compete at largest international competitions in the world

Stetson University College of Law students will compete at some of the largest international competitions in the world in March and April. Stetson students will compete in the international finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the largest moot court competition in the world, March 31-April 6, in Washington, D.C. Stetson students will also compete at the Willem C. Vis International… » Read more

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Stetson wins New York City Bar’s National Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students Andrew Harris, Julia McGrath and Victoria San Pedro won the New York City Bar’s 63rd Annual National Moot Court Competition on Jan. 31. McGrath was also honored with the runner-up best individual speaker award.
This competition is one of the most prestigious in the nation. Teams from more than 150 law schools competed in 15 regional rounds across the… » Read more

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Stetson wins Best Brief Award at Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship

Stetson University College of Law students Chad Burgess, Erin Okuno and Morgan Vasigh won the Best Brief Award at the prestigious Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship on Jan. 26 in Houston, Texas.
The invitation-only law school competition, hosted by the University of Houston Law Center Blakely Advocacy Institute, drew students from 16 law schools around the country. The invitation is based on the schools’… » Read more

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National Jurist – Nov. 9, 2012 – Professor Brooke Bowman

Professor Brooke Bowman is quoted in the November National Jurist article, “Bragging Rights,” which describes Stetson’s unparalleled Moot Court and top-ranked legal writing program.… » Read more

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