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College of Law

Florida State University



Ruth E. Stone

Ruth E. Stone

Wayne and Pat Hogan Professor of Trial Practice

Florida State University
College of Law
Public Interest Law Center
Advocacy Center, Room A010K
Phone: 850.645.7891
Fax: 850.644.0879


J.D., Florida State University, 1976
B.S., Florida State University, 1974

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A member of the clinical faculty, Professor Stone teaches and is a supervising attorney in the Public Interest Law Center and is a faculty advisor for the Mock Trial Team.

She has practiced with Florida Legal Services in Pensacola, has served as an assistant state attorney in the juvenile division of the State Attorney's Office, and was the managing attorney for the Gadsden Region of Legal Services Corporation of Alabama. She graduated with honors from Florida State University College of Law in 1976.

Select Recent Publications


History and Philosophy of the Juvenile Court, in FLORIDA JUVENILE LAW AND PRACTICE (The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, 6th ed. 1999; 7th ed. 2001, 8th ed. 2003, 9th ed. 2005, 10th ed. 2007, 11th ed. 2009).