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Tag Archives: NSU Law Center

NSU Law Appoints First Staff Attorney to Veterans Law Clinic

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most…


NSU Law Center to Host “Wounds of War,” Symposium on Veterans and Service Members with PTSD, Feb. 1

Shepard Broad Law Center will host a national symposium on Feb. 1 titled, “Wounds of  War: Meeting the Needs of Active-Duty Military Personnel and Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” This complimentary symposium will bring together medical, mental health, and legal experts from around the country to discuss the rising incidence…


Law Center’s LSV Program Hosts One-Day Workshop on “Practice Ready Students”

Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center was honored to have been selected by the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) to serve as a host school for an LWI One-Day Workshop. These workshops are held across the country to allow legal writing professors, law librarians, attorneys, and persons interested in entering…


Fla. Bar to Lawyers: Play Nice

The action is part of a larger trend by the high court and the Florida Bar to teach professionalism and civility to lawyers new to the profession, said Bob Jarvis, a law professor at Nova Southeastern University. The Bar has said it will start testing students on professionalism and civility in the bar exam this year and has been holding continuing legal education programs on the topic, he said.


Hollywood unions collecting ballots on pension issue

Nova Southeastern Law Professor Bob Jarvis said just because the employees work for the government doesn’t mean they give up their first amendment rights of free speech, press and assembly.

But Jarvis said the police union’s campaign against the referendum is more a public relations issue than it is a legal or ethical issue.


Carmel on the Case: Crude on Campus

Professor Bob Jarvis, Nova Southeastern University: “Taking the pictures was definitely bad. Taking the pictures and putting them on Facebook was worse. And taking the pictures, putting them on Facebook, and adding derogatory comments, was kind of the clincher.”


Judge is a Law Center Alum

Broward County Circuit Court Judge Marrilee Ehrlich offers juvenile offenders on probation the chance to do poetry for their required community service hours. On Friday, May 6, 2011, a number of them read poetry or essays in court to get their credit – and Judge Ehrlich gave them an example of her own when she stripped off her robes and performed a rap she wrote.


Professor Bob Jarvis of Nova Southeastern University Law Center quoted in the Orlando Sentinel

The Casey Anthony case has been a minefield for the media. The “48 Hours Mystery” this weekend, titled “Only Casey Knows,” is raising new questions about ethics in journalism and the law.


President Obama’s Healthcare Unconstitutional? Law Professor, Douglas Lee Donoho, J.D., LL.M., Debates on PBS

Recently, a Pensacola, Fla. judge ruled that President Barack Obama’s healthcare law is unconstitutional, saying the federal government is overreaching when it forces individuals to buy health insurance. The lawsuit argues that the bill’s mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance or pay a fine is unconstitutional.