Coastal Law Foundation annual fund focuses on legal clinics

From our inception, the faculty and students in the Coastal Law Legal Clinics have been providing thousands of hours of pro bono legal services to those who would often otherwise go unrepresented. In an effort to bolster those valuable services, the Florida Coastal School of Law Foundation will work to raise funds for clinics via […]

A conversation with 2013-14 SBA President Justin Norman

2013-2014 Student Bar Association President Justin Norman wastes no opportunity.  A self-proclaimed introvert, Norman is in his third-year at Coastal Law and has participated in an externship with Judge Monte Richardson as well as Moot Court, Mock Trial, and, of course, SBA. He came to Coastal Law for the Sports Law program after graduating from […]

Sunshine State of Confusion — The Spanish Acquisition, Native American Property Rights, and The Constitution of Cádiz

by Gerald Moran, Professor of Law Illustrations by Karen Kurycki   On October 19, 2012, Florida Coastal School of Law sponsored a symposium celebrating the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the Spanish Constitution of Cádiz. This constitution applied to citizens of Spain and all of its colonies, including Florida. This moderately liberal document is, […]

Student gains U.S. Supreme Court litigation experience through D.C. internship

Second-year Coastal Law student and Moot Court Honor Board member Dino Perakis recently completed an 11-week summer internship with Safari Club International through the Legal Studies Institute (LSI) in Washington, D.C. For the past 40 years, LSI has been providing competitive internship programs, which enable students to receive college credit, hands-on experience, and access to […]