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Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office. Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key West to Fort Pierce,…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Launches Master of Laws Program

For Immediate Release FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law has launched a Master of Laws (LL.M.) program designed for attorneys to enhance the knowledge and skills needed in today’s climate of fast-paced technological and economic growth. This graduate level program is designed to…


NSU Law Rededication of the Leo Goodwin Sr. Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Continuing its legacy of charitable donations, scholarships and grants, the Leo Goodwin Foundation celebrates the Rededication of the Leo Goodwin Sr. Building which houses the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law as well as the commitment of Goodwin Foundation Trustees Alan Goldberg and…


John T. Berry to be Distinguished Commencement Speaker at NSU College of Law Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law will feature John T. Berry, J.D. of The Florida Bar as its Distinguished Honoree Commencement Speaker during spring ceremonies on Thursday, May 10. Berry, who serves as the Florida Bar’s Legal Division Director, supervises…


Florida Legal Aid Services Welcomed Trial Lawyers for Seminar at NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE Fla – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law (College of Law) hosted five Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), who conducted a day-long trial skills training program for Civil Legal Aid Lawyers. The ACTL is a Fellowship of the most preeminent trial lawyers…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law unveils new Concentration in Intellectual Property, Technology and Cybersecurity Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law (College of Law) has developed a new concentration in “Intellectual Property, Technology and Cybersecurity Law” for students completing the juris doctor degree. The new concentration capitalizes on the College of Law’s significant teaching and…


SCOTUS May Allow Expansion of Sports Betting

New Jersey is challenging a federal law that bars states from authorizing sports betting and gambling. The Supreme Court is taking up this case and if it strikes down the law, sports betting could become widely available. In a recent interview with First News with Jim Cefalo, Robert M. Jarvis, J.D.,…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first graduating class

For Immediate Release FT LAUDERALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law will welcome alumni and friends back to campus on Saturday, Nov. 4  to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the charter graduating class of 1977 through 2017. The NSU Law reunion coincides with NSU’s Homecoming…


Explore Strong Administrative, Regulatory Law Programs

Administrative and regulatory law courses prepare students to work for or lobby government agencies, experts say. They also advise students to research law schools with prominent faculty in the field, target schools with law journals focused on a desired specialty and to seek experiential learning opportunities In a recent interview…


Schools Blaming Children for Sexual Abuse

Children sexual abuse in public schools is very common and often goes unreported and unpunished. Over the years, the Palm Beach County School district has maintained that children are responsible for allowing their teacher to sexually abuse them in the classroom. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel, Joel…


Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law earns Top National Award from ABA Law Student Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ft. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law has been awarded the 2017 Judy M. Weightman Memorial Public Interest Award at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division. The honor was announced at the ABA Annual meeting in New York City…


Nova Southeastern University Hosting Annual International Faculty Training Workshop – ‘Educating Millennials and Beyond’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ft. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the topic of its 2017 Shepard Broad College of Law International Faculty Training Workshop: “Educating Millennials and Beyond.” The workshop will be held Tuesday, July 25, through Friday, July 28, focusing on what educators can…


Dean Jon Garon Featured on The WCCO Radio-CBS Minnesota

This week the Supreme Court struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Washington Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. Trademark office spokesman Paul Fucito said…


Olympia Duhart, former SALT Co-President, named Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Professor Olympia Duhart, the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Director of Legal Research and Writing has been named the Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development for the College of Law. Duhart joined the College of Law faculty…


Raising the Bar: Young Girl Reunites With Stranger Who Inspired Her

  Cynthia Duval, J.D., Associate Director of Career and Professional Development at NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law, recently surprised a girl she inspired fourteen years ago on her graduation day. It all started when Ahjane Bowman was 15 and stopped by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Miami to visit…


Nova Law Review to host “Entrepreneurship 2.0: Legal, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges to the Innovation Economy”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ft. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the topic of its Shepard Broad College of Law Annual Law Review symposium entitled “Entrepreneurship 2.0: Legal, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges to the Innovation Economy.” The symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 to…


Forbes acknowledges NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law for its innovative programs

Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law equips students with skills needed to define professional pathways and succeed in every stage of their education and career. According to Forbes, NSU’s Shepard Broad of law has been innovating in its core J.D. program. The idea is to help students to…


NSU Establishes Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic is being established at its Shepard Broad College of Law. The clinic is made possible thanks to funds donated by NSU Trustee Mitchell Berger and…


NSU Professor Appears on Inauguration Day

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of history and political science, appeared on Inauguration Day on the WPBT2 show, “Your South Florida,” to discuss the history of Mar-a-Lago – President Trump’s Winter White House. Click HERE to see the story.


Nova Southeastern University Names Associate Dean for Library Services in the Shepard Broad College of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) is pleased to announce that Vicenç Feliú has been named Associate Dean and Professor of Law at its Shepard Broad College of Law. In addition to serving as a professor of law, Dean Feliú will be the Associate Dean…