Tag Archives: Winter 2014

Yellow Ribbon Program Helps Air Force Veteran Pursue Degree

Bobbie Garrison, a third-year student in Coastal Law’s Family Law Certificate Program, knows a lot about stress. She sees it in the faces of her fellow students as they prepare for classes and exams, but when those same students ask her why she’s unfazed by the pressure, her answer is simple: “Because I don’t have […]

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 […]

43,731 miles to Coastal Law

For Jonathan Burton-Macleod and Ashleigh Barnes, perspective is everything. Collectively, their scholarship has led them through diverse international opportunities including faculty positions in India and Australia, as well as study abroad programs in Russia, Tanzania and, perhaps most endearingly, Cape Town, South Africa, where the couple first met. “In any area of law you benefit […]

… 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 […]