The Shepard Broad Law Center is the official law school of Nova Southeastern University, the largest private independent university in Florida and the eighth largest in the United States. The Law Center of Nova Southeastern University is named after Shepard Broad, in recognition of his wise counsel, community leadership, and generous financial support. Law Center is housed in Leo Goodwin Sr. Hall, which has two courtrooms used by students in the school's trial advocacy and moot court programs as well as by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and state appellate court judges. The Law Center is home to three significant publications: the Nova Law Review, the Journal of International and Comparative Law, and the International Citator and Research Project. Offering full-time day and part-time evening programs, the Law Center is accredited by the American Bar Association. The Law Center is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, in the heart of South Florida's fast-growing Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach area.