JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Charlotte School of Law in North Carolina recently was denied federal student-loan funding, which is affecting its current and prospective students — with some of the students having been encouraged to transfer to a sister school in Florida, according to a law-school transparency official.
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JACKSONVILLE – A pro bono program for juvenile offenders who have completed the State Attorney’s Office’s diversion program, which began as a collaboration between Florida Coastal School of Law and the Center for Legal Rights, has blossomed into a new joint effort that links the city, the State Attorney’s Office, Florida Coastal, the Duval County Clerk of Courts, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.
FORT LAUDERDALE -- Law students from Truman Bodden Law School took part in a Caribbean Law Clinic last month at Nova South Eastern Law School in Fort Lauderdale.
Florida Coastal School of Law's Veterans Legal Collaborative takes 'holistic' approach with helping veterans
JACKSONVILLE – Since its start in 2013, Florida Coastal School of Law’s Veterans Legal Collaborative has served an average of 150 of Jacksonville’s veterans annually, as of September. Pooling the resources and skill of area lawyers, Florida Coastal students, and other professionals, the Veterans Legal Collaborative takes a holistic approach to serving veterans in a wide variety of circumstances.
ORLANDO -- An Orlando-based law firm has created a deaf and disability rights unit to provide legal assistance to people with disabilities.
TALLAHASSEE – Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed two new judges to the Escambia County Court.
JACKSONVILLE – With only a few weeks to go, Florida Coastal School of Law's Citizenship Day is expected to be well-staffed with pro bono attorneys but there's room for more, a Jacksonville Bar Association committee chair said.