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Florida Coastal implements new curriculum

In fall 2013, Florida Coastal School of Law will launch JD Plus, a new curriculum that focuses on providing a customized legal education for each student and offering more opportunities for experiential learning.

“We believe this curriculum will develop students into attorneys who enter the profession with a demonstrated work ethic, a realistic understanding of the practice of law, and who are skilled in the fundamentals of research, writing and critical analysis,” said Interim Dean Chidi Ogene.

Coastal Law students win Florida Moot Court competition

As part of a two-day competition on June 26-27, a team of four Florida Coastal School of Law students won the State Championship at the 2013 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition, besting all other Florida law schools. Held during the Florida Bar Annual Convention in Boca Raton, Fla., the competition is the oldest and most prestigious of its kind in the state.