Awards & Achievements

Professor Cleveland Ferguson

The chair-elect of the ABA Section on International Law has reappointed Professor Cleveland Ferguson, III as Vice Chair of the International Human Rights Committee for the 2013-2014 year.

The Florida Bar Board of Governors reappointed Professor Ferguson to the Florida Legal Services Board of Directors to a two-year term.


Professor Brian Foley

Professor Foley has been teaching Evidence and Civil Procedure in Coastal's LLM program in Seoul, Korea this summer.

Professor Foley won the Best Speaker award at a Cambridge House Toastmasters, a Toastmasters International Club in Seoul, on July 2. Professor Foley co-organized and presented at the Fourth Biennial Applied Legal Storytelling Conference at The City Law School, City University London, Gray's Inn, July 22-24.

Professor Foley is one of the founders of this influential conference series, which focuses on the use of story in legal pedagogy, scholarship, and practice. He presented, "What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Sentencing." More information about the conference can be found here. Professor Foley's opinion piece, "Amnesty for Racists?" was published in CounterPunch (July 18) and The Korea Times (July 24).


Professor Alexander G. Moody

Professor Sander Moody presented to the Florida Bar Association's Appellate Practice Section in July. The presentation concerned the philosophical underpinnings of persuasive effect and practical applications in appellate oral advocacy. 


Professor Rod Sullivan

Professor Sullivan made numerous appearances on local television and radio news shows during June and July of 2013 discussing legal topics including “Stand Your Ground: How Can the Law in Florida Be Changed”; “Who is Liable when Premises are Defective: Landlord, Tenant, or Both?”; “Zimmerman Trial: The State’s Case—is there Reasonable Doubt?”; “DOMA and the Voting Rights Act, What Did the Supreme Court Decide?”; “Recapping the Supreme Court’s June 2013 Rulings,” “Global Climate Change and the Obama Executive Order”; “The Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA...What Does that Mean for You?,” “Zimmerman Trial: Opening Arguments, Exclusion of Evidence, Race, and Politics–Who Won and Who Lost”; “Zimmerman Trial: Do Race, Sex and Age Matter in Jury Selection?”; “Recording Private Conversations in Florida: Is it Legal?”; “Supreme Court Update: What Can We Expect in the Coming Month?”; “NSA Collection of Cell Phone Data: Should Americans be Concerned?”; “Government in the Sunshine: Can Police and Fire Unions and Cities Negotiate out of the Public View?”; and “Missing the Boat: What Happens When a Cruise Passenger Misses a Ship in a Foreign Port?”


Adjunct Professor Patrick W. Krechowski

Professor Krechowski participated in a panel discussion entitled "Coastal Construction Permitting" at the 27th Annual Florida Chamber Environmental Permitting Summer School in Marco Island, FL.