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After successful first year, Skills Lab offerings to expand

Florida Coastal School of Law’s Skills Lab program recently celebrated its first year of course offerings, with plans to increase the number and scope of its classes. Skills Lab courses emphasize practical skills and have become increasingly popular with Coastal Law students. “The main thing we heard from law offices is that they wanted candidates with […]

Citizenship Day provides opportunities for immigrant community

Florida Coastal School of Law, supported by the American Immigration Lawyers and the Jacksonville Bar Association, hosted a day long outreach event in April for the local immigrant community. More than 25 local attorneys providing pro bono expertise helped make the Second Annual Citizenship Day an effective workshop for those in need. Participating attorneys helped […]

Students rock Mardi Gras sports law competition

Florida Coastal School of Law competitors won the 2011 National Sports Law Moot Court Competition, known as the Mardi Gras Competition due to its timing during the week before Mardi Gras, this spring in New Orleans. The team’s success followed an impressive showing during the 2010 competition, won by Dazi Lenoir Williams and Drew Parrish-Bennett, […]

Alternative spring break cultivates student outreach work, assists migrant workers

For the second consecutive year, 35 Coastal Law students participated in the Alternative Spring Break Migrant Worker Justice Immersion Program. The outreach experience brought students to migrant labor camps in North and Central Florida. The inventive spring break initiative, in partnership with Florida Legal Services Migrant Farmworker Justice Program, is directed by Coastal Law faculty […]