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Encyclopedia > Florida State University College of Law
The domed D'Alemberte Rotunda, at the corner of Jefferson St. and MLK Blvd. The Rotunda is used to host special events, and has in the past been used by the Florida Supreme Court to convene special sessions.
The domed D'Alemberte Rotunda, at the corner of Jefferson St. and MLK Blvd. The Rotunda is used to host special events, and has in the past been used by the Florida Supreme Court to convene special sessions.

The Florida State University College of Law is a law school and one of the professional graduate schools of Florida State University, located in Tallahassee, Florida. The law school is located in the South-East quadrant of the University's campus, near the Donald L. Tucker Center (also known as the Tallahassee Civic Center.) It is easily recognizable by the distinctive and historic white wood trellis structures outside the law school's eastern buildings. Image File history File linksMetadata College_of_Law_Rotunda. ... Image File history File linksMetadata College_of_Law_Rotunda. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... In Mosta, Malta, the Rotunda of Santa Marija Assunta is covered by a saucer dome. ... The Florida Supreme Court is the highest court in the State of Florida. ... // A law school is an institution where future lawyers obtain legal degrees. ... The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[4] is a public research university located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida. ... Location in Leon County and the state of Florida. ... Donald L. Tucker Center is a 12,100 seat multi-purpose arena in Tallahassee, Florida. ... A trellis is a frame-like structure on which vined plants can grow. ...

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Programs

The three-year curriculum for the Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree provides students a foundational first-year program and a rich and varied offering of upper-level courses, seminars, clinics, and co-curricular opportunities. The Master of Laws (LL.M.) program for foreign lawyers and its two certificate programs in Environmental, Natural Resources and Land Use Law, and International Law make legal education a healthy experience. The College of Law offers joint degree programs that enable students to earn a master's degree in conjunction with their Juris Doctor. Doctor of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, or Juris Doctor (abbreviated J.D. or JD, from the Latin) is a degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ... The Master of Laws is an advanced law degree, commonly abbreviated LL.M. (also LLM or LL.M) from its Latin name, Legum Magister. ...


Rankings

With a peer academic reputation among the top 50 law schools in the U.S. (and top 25 public universities), the FSU College of Law is ranked 53rd overall among The 100 Top Law Schools in the nation for 2008, according to U.S. News & World Report's weighted combination of factors. The FSU College of Law's Environmental Law program is ranked 12th in the nation (also by U.S. News), and Hispanic Business magazine consistently lists the College as one of the nation's Top Ten Law Schools for Hispanics. Its Tax Law program ranks 21st among law specialty programs -- among the top 10 public university programs in the U.S. In addition to Environmental Law, the FSU College of Law has particular strengths in Law, Economics and Business and in International Law. Environmental law is a body of law, which is a system of complex and interlocking statutes, common law, treaties, conventions, regulations and policies which seeks to protect the natural environment which may be affected, impacted or endangered by human activities. ...


The Environmental and Land Use Law Program, which published the pretigious Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, has been recognized by multiple sources as one of the nation's best. According to the 2008 U.S. News & World Report "Annual Ranking of Graduate Programs", FSU offers one of the top five public university programs in the U.S., and the best Environmental Law program in the Southeast. University of Texas Professor Broan Leiter's "Educational Quality Rankings" lists the Administrative & Environmental Law program among the Top 18 in category of Top Choices by Specialty. In the EQR category of Most Cited Law Faculty, J.B. Ruhl, the Matthews & Hawkins Professor of Property, ranked 9th among all faculty in the U.S. in Environmental Law, based on citations.


Journals

The College of Law publishes four law journals: The Florida State University Law Review is the flagship scholarly journal at the College. It publishes four issues a year, and is generally recognized among the top 50 general student-edited law reviews in the U.S. based on citations. The Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law is the state's first and remains its only student publication in the field. It is ranks among the top environmental and land use law journals based on citations. The Journal of Transnational Law and Policy publishes articles in the field of international law, including human rights, comparative law, and U.S. foreign policy. The Florida State University Business Law Review is a bi-annual journal which examines the interrelated disciplines of business and law. A law review is a scholarly journal focusing on legal issues, published by an organization of students at a law school. ...


See also

The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[4] is a public research university located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida. ...

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