Stetson Advances to International Competition

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Stetson students were finalists at the Southern Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

(L-R): Stetson Law students Ryan Hedstrom, Sunai Edwards, Lauren Fernandez, Lauren Eliopoulos, and Nicole Santamaria.

(L-R): Stetson Law students Ryan Hedstrom, Sunai Edwards, Lauren Fernandez, Lauren Eliopoulos, and Nicole Santamaria.

We are thrilled that our Jessup team will have an opportunity to advocate on the world stage. This is a priceless educational opportunity for our advocates.

A team of Stetson University College of Law students were finalists at the Southern Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition on March 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and earned the right to advance to the international rounds in Washington, D.C., April 5-11.

“We are thrilled that our Jessup team will have an opportunity to advocate on the world stage,” said Professor Brooke Bowman, Stetson’s moot court adviser. “This is a priceless educational opportunity for our advocates.”

Jessup is the largest moot court competition in the world. Every eligible law school around the world is permitted to send one team to the regionals. This year, more than 550 schools are competing in 55 qualifying rounds January through March in order to advance to the international rounds.

Stetson Law professor Jason Palmer and alumni Caitlein Jammo and Bradley Muhs coached the team.

Stetson law school’s advocacy record includes five world titles, 67 national championships, and 111 best advocate/oralist awards.

To learn more about advocacy at Stetson, visit http://www.stetson.edu/law/advocacy.

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About Stetson University College of Law
Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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