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2014

April 2014: National Law Journal Rates FSU Law School the Nation's 25th Best for Job Placement

April 2014: Florida State University College of Law Hires Entrepreneur in Residence to Lead New Clinic

April 2014: Law School Hosting Hydraulic Fracturing Course

April 2014: Florida State University Moot Court Team Wins Right to Represent North America

March 2014: College of Law Offers New Juris Master Degree Program

March 2014: College of Law Students Assist Migrant Workers During Spring Break

March 2014: Florida State Black Law Students Association Wins National Mock Trial Competition

March 2014: Florida State Ranked as Florida's #1 Law School by U.S. News & World Report

March 2014: Florida State College of Law and University of Central Florida Lower Cost of Degree with 3+3 Program

March 2014: Florida State Law School Hosts National Environmental Law Experts

February 2014: Larry Kellogg Gives Additional $200,000 to the Florida State Law School

February 2014: Florida State Black Law Students Association Brings Home the Gold

January 2014: Eighty-four Percent of Current Florida State University Law Students Give to Annual Fund

January 2014: Florida State's Abbott Publishes New Book on Patent Globalization

January 2014: Florida State's Bayern Publishes New Book on Closely Held Businesses

January 2014: Terence Gross Gives Additional $50,000 to the Florida State Law School

2013

November 2013: Florida State University College of Law Lowers Cost of Degree With 3+3 Program

October 2013: Florida State Ranked Nation's 9th Best Value Law School

September 2013: Florida State University Law Professor Named Larry and Joyce Beltz Professor of Torts

September 2013: Florida State Law School Ranked Fifth Best in Nation of Hispanic Students

August 2013: Florida State Law SBA Given Top Honor by ABA Law School Division

July 2013: Record Thirty Percent of Alumni Give Back to the FSU Law School

June 2013: Florida State Law Professor Wiseman Co-Authors National Report on Shale Gas Regulation

June 2013: Florida State Law Grad Receives Outstanding Service Award

June 2013:
Florida State University Law Professor Manuel Utset Named William & Catherine VanDercreek Professor

April 2013: Frost to Give Florida State College of Law Spring 2013 Commencement Address

April 2013: Florida State Law Grads First on Florida Bar Exam

March 2013: Florida State's Public Interest Law Center Receives National Award for Work on Children in Prison

March 2013: Tunnicliffs Give Additional $50,000 to the Florida State Law School

March 2013: Florida State Ranked Nation's 48th Best Law School by U.S. News & World Report

March 2013: Florida State University College of Law Hosts National Mock Trial Competition

March 2013: Diez-Arguelles Gives Additional $100,000 to the Florida State Law School

March 2013: Federal Bankruptcy Judge to Join Florida State Law Faculty

February 2013: Florida State University College of Law Offers Undergraduate Students Inside Look at Law School

February 2013: Florida State University College of Law Hosting National Tax Law Experts at Income Tax Symposium

February 2013: John W. Frost II Gives an Additional $1 Million to Florida State University College of Law

February 2013Eighty-one Percent of Current Florida State University Law Students Give to Annual Fund 

February 2013Koelgers Continue Generous Support of the Florida State Law School 

January 2013Law School Hosting ABA Roundtable

2012

December 2012: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Named Dean at Willamette University College of Law

December 2012: Florida State University Law Professor Paolo Annino Named Glass Professor of Public Interest Law

December 2012: Florida State University Law Professor Franita Tolson Named Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights

November 2012: Florida State University Law Professor Ruth Stone Named Wayne and Pat Hogan Professor of Trial Practice

November 2012: Tallahassee Attorneys Loula Fuller and Dan Myers Co-Recipients of Florida State University College of Law Alumni Association Service Award

Novermber 2012: Tallahassee Attorney Arthur Stern Receives Florida State University College of Law Class of '66 Award

November 2012: Tallahassee Attorney Pete Dunbar Receives Florida State University College of Law Distinguished Alum Award

October 2012: Florida State Law Students Win National Mock Trial Competition

August 2012: Florida State Ranked Nation's 12th Best Value Law School

August 2012: Florida State Law School Ranked Third Best in Nation for Hispanic Students

August 2012: Florida State Student Bar Association wins national awards from American Bar Association

April 2012: Florida State Law graduates inducted into Order of the Coif

March 2012: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins fifth major competition of year

March 2012: Florida State Black Law Students Association Named National Chapter of the Year again

March 2012: Florida State welcomes senior environmental scholar

February 2012: Florida State Law Professor Appointed to Florida Historical Commission

February 2012: Moot Court Team wins first place in national family law competition

February 2012: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins another national competition

February 2012: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins national competition

January 2012: Florida State University College of Law honored by ABA for pipeline diversity program

2011

December 19, 2011: Florida State Law grads, students excel on MPRE

December 15, 2011: Tallahassee attorneys increase gift to Florida State law school

November 30, 2011: Florida State College of Law dean appointed to Uniform Law Commission

November 18, 2011: Florida State law students win ABA competition

November 8, 2011: Florida State law students win mock trial competition

October 7, 2011: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins international competition

September 14, 2011: Florida State Law School Ranked Third Best in Nation for Hispanic Students

August 1, 2011: Weidner named one of nine transformative law deans

May 17, 2011: Tallahassee attorney Nancy Wallace gives to Florida State law school

April 2011: Florida State University Moot Court Team Wins North American Competition

March 16, 2011: Florida State Black Law Students Association named National Chapter of the Year

March 15, 2011: Florida State University law school ranked in the top 50 by U.S. News & World Report

February 2011: Florida State Black Law Students Association named best in region

January 2011: Florida State Law faculty recognized as one of nation's best

2010

December 2010: Florida State's Rossi publishes new book on constitutional law

December 2010: Florida State Law alumnus honored by ABA for pipeline diversity program

December 2010: Florida State Law professor honored for work on behalf of children

November 2010: Florida State Law students win Mock Trial competition

November 2010: Tallahassee attorney Sean Pittman gives to Florida State law school

September 2010: Florida State ranked nation's eighth best value law school

September 9, 2010: Florida State law school ranked sixth best in nation for Hispanics

August 2010: Florida State University College of Law students sweep writing competition

August 18, 2010: Florida State Student Bar Association wins national public interest award

May 17, 2010: Annino study cited by U.S. Supreme Court

April 13, 2010: Justice Scalia visits Florida State University College of Law

April 2010: Florida State Law graduates inducted into Order of the Coif

April 13, 2010: Florida State Law grads excel on Florida Bar Exam

April 6, 2010: Florida State law school ranked one of nation's best for scholarly impact

March 2010: Florida State Law students help publish inaugural volume of Florida Health Law Journal


March 2010: Orlando attorney Steve Rissman creates law school endowment


March 2010: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins two more national advocacy competitions

February 2010: Florida State University Law professor creates U.S. Code iPhone application

February 2010: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins another national advocacy competition

February 2010: Florida State University Moot Court Team wins national advocacy competition

February 9, 2010: Florida State University law professors create scholarly e-journal on sustainability

February 4, 2010: Eighty-one percent of Florida State University law students give to annual fund


January 2010: Tallahassee father and son create law school endowment

January 2010: Tallahassee couple creates law school endowment

 


 

2009

November 2009: Tallahassee couple creates law school endowment

November 2009: Tampa couple Andy and Hope Dogali give to Florida State Law

November 2009: West Palm Beach attorney Marcos R. Gonzalez increases gift to Florida State Law

October 2009: Florida State's Markel publishes book on family status in the criminal justice system

October 2009: Law professor's new book outlines economic implications of democratic governance

September 2009: Florida State's Logan publishes new book on registration of sex offenders

September 21, 2009: Florida State Law grads earn top passing rate on Florida Bar Exam

September 2009: Florida State's Abbott publishes new book on access to medicines

September 4, 2009: Florida State Law ranked third best in nation for Hispanics

September 3, 2009: Florida State ranked 10th best value law school

August 6, 2009: Florida State Law Student Bar Association named 'SBA of the Year' again

June 2009: Tampa attorney Rich Hadlow creates endowment at Florida State Law

June 2009: Tampa couple creates endowment at Florida State Law

April 2009: Florida State Law Rises in U.S. News Rankings

April 1, 2009: Florida State Law Student Wins National Writing Competition

March 2009: Moot Court Team Wins National Advocacy Competition

 


 

2008

October 15: 2008: Women's Law Symposium Silent Auction to Benefit Refuge House Open to Public

October 10, 2008: Florida State Law ACS to Host Supreme Court Preview

October 2, 2008: Florida State Law Experts: U.S. Supreme Court 2008 Term

September 9, 2008: Florida State Law SBA to Host Help Sierra Leone Events

September 8, 2008: Florida State Law Ranked Fifth Best in Nation for Hispanics

August 2008: Florida State Law Student Bar Association Named 'SBA of the Year'

August 2008: Florida State Law Student Named President of Florida Bar Student Group

July 2008: Unprecedented Rate of Florida State Law Alumni Give to Annual Fund

July 8, 2008: Florida State Law Inducts 23 Graduates to Order of the Coif

July 7, 2008: Florida State Law Alumnus Named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

June 2008: Florida State Law Graduates Achieve More Than Ninety-nine Percent Placement Rate

May 2008: D'Alemberte Receives Mediators' Lifetime Achievement Award

May 29, 2008: 2008 Florida State Law Graduate Receives National Award

April 14, 2008: Florida State Law Grads Earn Top Passing Rate on Florida Bar Exam

March 2008: Florida Bar Foundation Awards Public Interest Law Center Grants to Provide Legal Services

March 2008: Florida State Law Environmental Law Program Ranked 10th Best in Nation

March 24, 2008: United States Senator Mel Martinez to Speak at Florida State Law

March 21, 2008: Professor Joseph Dodge Testifies Before United States Senate

March 6, 2008: Unprecedented Rate of Florida State Law Students Give to Annual Fund

January 2008: James R. Douglass Gives Major Gift to Florida State Law

 


 

2007

November 2007: Linda Bond Wins Florida State Law Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award

November 2007: Justice Raoul G. Cantero, III Wins Florida State Law Class of '66 Award

November 2007: John W. Frost, II wins Florida State Law Distinguished Alum Award

November 2007: Mock Trial Team Wins Advocacy Competition in Miami

November 2007: Gregg, Hart Give Major Gift to Florida State Law

November 2007: Karlinsky Increases Commitment to Florida State Law

November 5, 2007: Florida State Law to Hold Lillich Memorial Lecture and Symposium on Human Trafficking

October 2007: Tallahassee Alumni Couple Gives Major Gift to Florida State Law

October 2007: Shepherd Named Florida Bar Health Section Professor

September 2007: College of Law Ranked Sixth in Nation for Hispanics

September 18, 2007: Florida State Law Grads Earn Top Passing Rate on Florida Bar Exam

August 2007: Founding Partners of Parks & Crump, LLC Increase Commitment to Diversity Enhancement Scholarship

July 2007: Atlanta Alumni Couple Gives Back to the Law School with a $250,000 Gift

April 2007: Florida Bar Foundation Awards Children's Advocacy Center Grants to Provide Legal Aid to Poor Children

April 2, 2007: Law School Continues to Rise in U.S. News Rankings

March 2007: World Experts on Pharmaceuticals to Tackle Regional Priorities for Delivering Medicines Globally

March 2007: Moot Court Team Brings Home Another National Championship

March 2007: Bill Corry Endows Professorship to Honor His Parents

March 23, 2007: Environmental Law Forum to Address Challenges of Affordable Housing in Florida

March 20, 2007: 2007 Environmental Law Distinguished Lecturer

January 2007: Governor Appoints FSU Professor to Bench During Judicial Law Lesson

January 8, 2007: D'Alemberte to Receive 2007 Tobia Simon Pro Bono Award

January 2, 2007: Anonymous Donors Make $1 Million Gift to Law School

 


 

2006

December 2006: Florida State Nominates 24 Grads to Order of the Coif. Read

November 2006: Mock Trial Team on Top of Their Game at AFTL Competition. Read

November 1, 2006: Experts to Discuss Fisheries, Ecosystem Management at Environmental Forum at Law School. Read

October 2006: David and Debby Fonvielle Pledge Continued Support of Public Defender Service Award. Read

October 2006: Tom Equels, Laura Fabar Establish Social Justice Endowment at Law School. Read

September 18, 2006: Florida State is No.1 Again on Florida Bar Exam. Read

September 2006: College of Law Named One of Best Law Schools for Hispanics. Read

September 2006: Professor Paolo Annino Selected for Florida Guardian ad Litem's Highest Honor. Read

August 2006: Florida State Moot Court Team Takes First Place at Workers' Compensation Competition in Orlando. Read

August 2006: Kelly Overstreet Johnson and Hal Johnson Create Endowment for Excellence. Read

June 2006: Robin Kundis Craig Named Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund Professor. Read

June 2006: McCord Family Endows Scholarship in Memory of Influential Public Official. Read

April 3, 2006: FSU College of Information Boasts Top 10 Graduate Program. Law School, Chemistry Also Among Nations Best, U.S. News & World Report. Read

March 2006: Wetland Banking Yields Low Return on Urban Interests. Read

March 2006: A. Wayne Rich Gives Back to Law School with $100,000 Gift. Read

March 22, 2006: Spring 2006 Environmental Law Forum focuses on Integration of Land Use and Water Management in Florida. Read

March 14, 2006: The Environmental Law Institute issued a press release on JB Ruhl's article, "The Effects of Wetland Mitigation Banking on People," published in their National Wetlands Newsletter. Read

February 2006: Larry Krieger Honored for Professionalism by The Florida Bar. Read

January 2006: The Florida Bar Foundation Presents $100,000 Grant to Law School's Children's Advocacy Center. Read


 

2005


December 2005: Alumni Jim McConnaughhay and Steve Rissman create endowment for excellence at law school. Read


December 2005: Jim and Anne Corrigan's gift encourages excellence on Moot Court. Read


November 2005: Mock Trial Team wins national title at Lone Star Classic. Read


September 2005: Florida State again ranked as one of top 10 law schools for Hispanics. Read


September 27, 2005: American Constitution Society to Host Supreme Court Preview: A Sampling of the 2005-2006 Term. Read

June 2005: College of Law Alumni Endow $1-Million Chair to Honor Dean. Read

June 2005: Lois Shepherd's New Book Covers Bioethics and the Law. Read


June 16, 2005: New York Times features study by FSU College of Law Professor Jonathan Klick. Read

May 2005: Adam Hirsch Named William and Catherine VanDercreek Professor of Law. Read

May 2005: Rebecca Bonfanti to Succeed Kelly Wardrop in Development and Alumni Relations Post. Read

May 2005: Legal Scholars, Judges Give Advance Praise For New Book by Professor Jim Rossi. Read

May 2005: Hogan Gift Helps College of Law Expand Summer for Undergraduates Program — Again. Read

May 2005: Jonathan Klick named Jeffrey A. Stoops Professor. Read

May 2005: CAC Wins National Award for Children in Prison Project. Read

May 2005: Criminal Law Scholar Dan Markel Joins Faculty. Read


May 2, 2005: Bridgeman Selected to Present Work at Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. Read

April 20, 2005: College of Law Professor Mary Crossley named Dean of University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Read

April 5, 2005: Greg Mitchell named Sheila M. McDevitt Professor of Law. Read

March 30, 2005: Law School improves in U.S. News & World Report rankings. Read

February 2005: College of Law receives major gift from Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc. Read

February 2005: FSU College of Law launches Law and Economics Working Papers Series. Read

January 2005: Law partners establish Knowles & Randolph Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship. Read

January 2005: Legal philosopher from UCLA to deliver lecture on compelled association. Read

January 2005: Leading Latin American Scholar to Deliver Senior Simon Lecture. Read

January 2005: World-renowned economist to give January Lecture. Read

 


 

2004

December 2004: Jeff and Aggie Stoops endow Professorships. Read

October 2004: Law firm of Pennington Moore Wilkinson Bell & Dunbar has taken the lead in funding the William and Catherine VanDercreek Professorship. Read

October 19, 2004: Fall 2004 Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law lecture to cover international marine biodiversity. Read

September 2004: Debra Lyn Bassett named Loula Fuller and Dan Myers Professor. Read

August 2004: College of Law is one of the top 10 law schools for Hispanics. Read

July 2004: FSU Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law among top in field, based on citation impact. Read

July 2004: Florida State University Law Review recognized for citation impact. Read

June 2004: Moot Court Team takes first place at 2004 Robert Orseck Memorial Competition. Read

April 2004: Florida State University College of Law Professor Lois Shepherd appointed the D'Alemberte Professor of Law. Read

April 1, 2004: Nancy Benavides promoted to Associate Dean for Student Affairs at law school. Read

March 2004: College of Law hosts national panel of scholars at Behavioral Analysis Symposium on March 26-27. Read


March 16, 2004: College of Law presents "The Future of the Florida Panhandle" as the spring Environmental Forum on April 7. Read

March 12, 2004: Simon Distinguished Lecturer to discuss international tribunals. Read

February 20, 2004: UF alumnus creates Broad and Cassel scholarship at Florida State University College of Law. Read

February 18, 2004: Tom Conroy creates scholarship to attract top students. Read


February 17, 2004: Professor Lee Breckenridge to give Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law Distinguished Lecture February 23. Read

February 13, 2004: Gift to law school establishes mentoring scholarship. Read

February 10, 2004: Bassett to join law school faculty in the fall. Read

February 1, 2004: Professor Dorothy Roberts scheduled to give Mason Ladd Lecture February 16. Read

January 2004: Faye Jones Appointed Director of the Law Library at FSU College of Law. Read

January 26, 2004: FSU law professor Ruth Stone wins Florida Bar top award for faculty professionalism. Read

January 21, 2004: New faculty members on board in fall 2004 at law school. Read

January 20, 2004: Dean Don Weidner announces that Stephanie Williams is promoted to Associate Dean for Administration January 20, 2004. Read

January 15, 2004: Gift to law school honors FSU's first African-American football player. Read

January 12, 2004: FSU law professor, Fernando Tesón, to discuss implications of bringing Saddam Hussein to justice on January 14. Read

January 9, 2004: Tallahassee attorneys, Loula Fuller and Dan Myers, endow professorship at Florida State University College of Law. Read

January 5, 2004: Miami attorney endows scholarship to aid law students who are raising children. Read