Stetson Law News

Stetson student groups recognized at Florida Bar meeting

Stetson law school student organizations were again honored as chapters of the year at the Florida Bar Annual Meeting.
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Katherine Hurst Miller named president of Florida Bar YLD, Stetson celebrates alumni and friends with annual awards

Stetson celebrated alumni and friends at the Florida Bar meeting in Orlando.
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Stetson graduates are among the highest number of Super Lawyers in Florida.

Stetson law school ranks third in the state for the highest number of alumni on the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list.
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Professor tackles controversial topic of judicial recusal in new book

Professor of Law Louis Virelli recently published Disqualifying the High Court.
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Seeking justice for veterans: Captain Tanya Mayes J.D. '03

Alumna Captain Tanya Mayes was recently honored with a LAMP Award.
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Faculty Quotable

Recusal at the Court is nothing new. Two of our recent and most highly controversial cases coming from the Court involved recusal in a significant way in the lead up to them. In 2012, in NFIB v. Sebelius, the Court decided that the Affordable Care Act otherwise known as Obamacare was constitutional. Leading up to that, there was a significant recusal battle over justices on both sides of the political aisle. The same thing happened last summer in the Court's same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges.

-Professor Louis Virelli, author of Disqualifying the High Court, discusses the controversial issue of Supreme Court recusal.