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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…


Stand Your Ground Law

Florida’s Stand Your Ground law, which allows the use of deadly force in cases of self-defense made national headlines when it was used in the trial of George Zimmerman – acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin. Now a Miami-Dade County circuit judge has ruled a…


Did Chemours Tell NC It Was Discharging GenX?

During the past two weeks, the StarNews has been examining Chemours’ latest application for a National Pollution Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permit, which is part of the Clean Water Act. In North Carolina, NPDES permits are issued and monitored by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Chemours and other companies…


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…


NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Launches Cybersecurity Law Concentration in Master’s Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – In an era often defined by cybersecurity threats to internal communications, massive privacy invasions, and a greatly enhance obligation to protect customer information, working professional outside of IT need much greater education and training in cybersecurity regulations and defensive strategies. To respond to…


NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Hosted Trial Advocacy Summer Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – In Major League Baseball, it’s called Spring Training. For the National Football League, it’s called “preseason.” At Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law, students recently had the opportunity to be “primed” for their work as litigating attorneys at the second…