Court throws out conviction over cell phone search by Jacksonville police

The Florida Supreme Court has thrown out the armed-robbery conviction and 50-year prison sentence of Cedric Tyrone Smallwood after ruling that Jacksonville police illegally looked at photos on his cell phone. The case, decided by a 5-2 vote, has statewide implications because the court ruled that police cannot look at information on a cell phone […]

Issue of boys playing on girls sports teams to be debated in Pa.

Nancy Hogshead-Makar, who won three gold medals in swimming at the 1984 Olympics, is now the senior director of advocacy for the Women’s Sports Foundation and a sports law professor at Florida Coastal School of Law. She’s considered an expert on Title IX. When contacted Thursday by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, she said she understood the […]

Washington DC Networking Event

Are you interested in practicing in our nation’s capitol upon graduation? If so, join us for a networking event with Coastal alumni and members of the DC Bar Association! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to meet attorneys practicing in the DC area. There will be a panel beginning at 4:30 pm followed by […]