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Stetson among nation’s best law schools for pro bono

Stetson University College of Law has been ranked seventh in the nation among the 2014 Super Lawyers Top 10 Law Schools for Pro Bono Graduation Requirements. Stetson Law students donated 31,719 pro bono service hours to more than 400 organizations in the 2013-2014 academic year. Stetson is one of the first law schools in the U.S. to require pro bono service of its students. “Stetson… » Read more
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Stetson’s student life director honored

Stetson University College of Law Director for Student Life Tammy Briant has been selected as an Outstanding Professional in Graduate and Professional Student Services by the National Association of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, NASPA. Tammy Briant directs student life at Stetson Law. Briant, JD ’06, will be honored with her award on March 24 during the annual NASPA conference in New Orleans. The… » Read more
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Title IX critical topic at National Conference on Law and Higher Education

Title IX compliance is a critical topic at Stetson University’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education Feb. 12-16, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Colleges and universities scramble to formalize promising practices in Title IX compliance in the wake of campus rape and sexual assault scandals. Stetson’s definitive annual conference, now in its 36th year, will bring national leading experts in higher education to Orlando to… » Read more
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Student dives into Blue Ocean

The Blue Ocean Film Festival brought presenters including Fabien Cousteau from around the world to St. Petersburg. Photo by Allison Dhand. When second-year Stetson University College of Law student Alexandria Nicodemi arrived at the inaugural Blue Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit in St. Petersburg, she was not sure what to expect. She and other members of the Environmental Law Society had an opportunity to… » Read more
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Stetson advocates best at National Civil Trial Competition

Stetson University College of Law students were named best advocates at the 13th Annual National Civil Trial Competition in Los Angeles on Nov. 16. Loyola Law School won the competition. (L-R): Daniel Miles, Lisa Ungerbuehler, Candice Rojas, and Chad Florin. Stetson’s team of Chad Florin, Daniel Miles, Candice Rojas and Lisa Ungerbuehler placed second in the competition. Rojas was named Best Advocate in the Final… » Read more
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Hundreds of Stetson Law alumni named in Super Lawyers Business Edition

More than 150 alumni of Stetson University College of Law were recently named in the Super Lawyers Business Edition. Super Lawyers Business Edition, distributed annually in November to more than 55,000 executives and in-house counsel in the U.S. and London, serves as a resource for making legal hiring decisions. The magazine features the top firms of all sizes specializing in: Business and Transactions; Construction, Real… » Read more
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Stetson, U.S. Attorney’s Office host Caribbean Law Clinic

On Nov. 13, Stetson University College of Law welcomed law students and faculty from the Bahamas, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and U.S. law schools to campus for the American and Caribbean Law Initiative’s Caribbean Law Clinic. The American and Caribbean Law Initiative’s Caribbean Law Clinic brought students and faculty from the U.S. and Caribbean to Stetson. Clinic participants collaborated on researching and presenting solutions to… » Read more
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Protecting Florida wetlands discussed at Stetson Law

The impacts of phosphate mining, oil and gas exploration on Florida’s wetlands were discussed at the second annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop on “Wetlands Enforcement: Mining, Mitigation, and More” sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and Stetson University College of Law on Nov. 13. Professor Royal Gardner addressed the crowd at the ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop. The workshop explored how enforcing wetland permits and mitigation can protect… » Read more
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Stetson sweeps Region V of NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students Alyssa Cory, Ryan Hedstrom and Ashley Panaggio swept the regional round of the New York City Bar’s 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition on Nov. 8 in Gainesville, Fla. Stetson’s team not only won the regional, but the team also won the best brief award and Panaggio won the best oralist award. Moot Court winners from left to right:… » Read more
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Stetson is Diversity Outreach Champion

Stetson University College of Law was honored with a Diversity Outreach Champion Award during the Honors and Appreciation Luncheon at the 10th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 24. Carmen Johnson J.D. ’12 accepted the honor for Stetson. Stetson was honored as a Diversity Outreach Champion for its “sustained commitment to reaching out to Black prospective applicants through… » Read more
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Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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Stetson University’s historic campus, founded in 1883 in DeLand, is home to the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music. Stetson also has a satellite center in Celebration that offers advanced degrees.