FIU Law congratulates Professor George Knox and Dean’s Advisory Council Member Aaron S. Podhurst on being recognized as Legal Legends by the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society

MIAMI (November 20, 2010) – Florida International University College of Law is proud to congratulate Professor George Knox and Dean’s Advisory Council Member Aaron Podhurst on being recognized as Legal Legends by the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society.

“On behalf of FIU Law’s faculty, administration and students, I am pleased to congratulate all of the 2010 recipients of this distinguished award.  South Florida’s Public Law School is fortunate to have the support and friendship of these shining stars in our community.” said Dean R. Alexander Acosta.

The 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society recognizes lawyers, judges and legal professionals who have for 25 years contributed to South Florida’s outstanding legal system.  In addition to Aaron Podhurst and George Knox, the other 2010 honorees are: Hon. Irving Cypen, Hon. Mattie Belle Davis, Martin Fine, Hon. Patricia A. Seitz and Stephen N. Zack.

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Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school.  The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics.  The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Sisk Report as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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