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Passion for writing: two student papers accepted in respected journals

Two students in professor Clark Furlow’s Advanced Corporate Law seminar at Stetson University have recently written papers accepted for publication in respected journals. Clara Arrington, a native of Tampa, has written on the topic of enabling benefit corporations in Florida. Her paper was accepted for publication in the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s monthly magazine, The Lawyer. Clara Arrington The paper, “Florida considers enabling benefits corporations,”… » Read more
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Stetson Law part-time student Elisabeth Fontugne honored for excellence in writing

Stetson University College of Law student Elisabeth Fontugne was recently honored with two awards for excellence in writing. Fontugne won the Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration, hosted by Florida State University. She took second place in the American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics. Elisabeth Fontugne Fontugne’s writing addresses the intersection of law… » Read more
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Legal writing scholar spearheads Stetson’s first Law and Rhetoric Colloquium

Stetson University College of Law hosted its first Law and Rhetoric Colloquium on March 9-10 in Gulfport. Professor Kirsten Davis, Ph.D., the director of Legal Research and Writing at Stetson, spearheaded the colloquium, which included a dozen professors of law, communication arts, and the humanities. Scholars gathered at Stetson for the first Law and Rhetoric Colloquium. Davis said that the goal of the colloquium was… » Read more
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Stetson University College of Law ties as top American advocacy school Legal research and writing program ties as nation’s third-best

Stetson University College of Law has once again tied as the best school in the nation for trial advocacy training in the 2006 graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The magazine also recognized Stetson’s legal research and writing program, which tied for third in the nation.

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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.