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Stetson students respond to President Obama’s new clemency initiative

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a new clemency initiative, designed to prioritize clemency applications for certain non-violent offenders who would likely receive lesser sentences if they were sentenced today. To date, more than 35 Stetson Law students have signed on to assist the Office of the Federal Defender for the Middle District of Florida in identifying former clients who may qualify for the… » Read more
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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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Stetson Law ranks among top 20 law schools for Hispanic students

Stetson University College of Law again ranks among the top 20 law schools in the nation for Hispanic students, according to the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine. Stetson Law ranks 20th among the top 25 law schools across the country conferring the most degrees on Hispanics. Hispanic Outlook compiled the ranking using the U.S. News and World Report diversity index. Stetson law school’s Hispanic… » Read more
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Stetson Law students assist with “Raising the Bar”

Story by Valeria Obi Stetson University College of Law students volunteered time in February at “Raising the Bar,” a community service event organized by law students, lawyers and members of the legal profession. The Stetson Law students helped feed residents of the Pinellas Safe Harbor homeless shelter in Clearwater on Feb. 11. Members of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division and Students Division, Moot Court… » Read more
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Student pro bono work translates into path to success

Story by Valeria Obi Stephanie Favilli, a second year law student at Stetson, turned a unique pro bono assignment into multiple internships and career opportunities. Stephanie first learned of an opportunity to serve as a Spanish language translator for the Bay Area Volunteer Lawyers Program in the fall of 2010 through the student Hispanic Bar Association at Stetson. Stephanie, who grew up in Florida, is… » Read more
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Students Participate in Professionalism Day

Stetson Law students volunteered more than 800 hours of community service at more than 100 locations.

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April 27- Stetson Law student wins award for helping the poor

Stetson Law student wins award for helping the poor2004 04 27Frank KlimExecutive Director of Communications(727) 562 7889Gulfport, Fla. Gulfport, Fla. – Stetson University College of Law requires all students to complete 10 hours of legal pro bono service. Student Jerri

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