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The Crossroads: Roadside Memorials, Free Speech & The Establishment Clause

By Amanda Reid* Assistant Professor of Law “It seems good to mark and to remember for a little while the place where a man died.”[1] To “make sense of senseless deaths” along the public roadways, private roadside memorials are part of a growing trend among the bereaved.[2] These memorials often feature a Latin cross and […]

… And they’re off!

On Monday, May 20, 2013, the inaugural class of Coastal Law’s JD Fast Track program began their expedited course of study. Consisting of the same number of credit hours as a traditional three-year degree, this program offers a unique opportunity for students to enter the legal community after only two years. “This is for students […]

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, […]