Centers and Institutes

Stetson's Centers for Excellence sponsor conferences, workshops, scholarship and research projects.

Students may serve as fellows who assist with research and major projects. Conferences are open to students on a space-available basis.

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Center for Excellence in Advocacy

Promotes the continuing development of unparalleled advocacy skills through teaching, scholarship and research

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Center for Excellence in Elder Justice

Established to meet the increasing need for legal education and research in the field of law and aging

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Professor Peter Lake teaching a class
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Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy

Aims to advance the field of higher education law through research and special programs

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Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication

Home for the study of the legal communication issues facing lawyers, professionals, and the public

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Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy

Focal point for education, research and service activities related to biodiversity issues

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Institute for Caribbean Law and Policy

Strives to establish meaningful partnerships with law schools and organizations in the Caribbean

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Veterans Law Institute

Aims to increase legal services available to military members, veterans and their families