Stetson Law News

Stetson Law alumnus Gary Trombley honored

Gary R. Trombley J.D. ’73 of Trombley & Hanes, P.A. in Tampa, has been elected to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and was recently honored with the Goldburg-Cacciatore Inn of Court Award.

LexisNexis VP Ian McDougall spoke at Stetson

McDougall discussed the role big business should play in stabilizing society.

International programs leader first among law school peers certified in education abroad

Kristen Cohen, assistant director of international programs, is the only person from a law school to receive a professional certification in education abroad.

Stetson’s July bar passage rate among top three in the state

Stetson is also in the top three of all Florida law schools who took the exam, very close to tying for second place.

Kenya’s Senator Nyong’o defines leadership at Stetson’s Values Day

Senator Nyong’o of Kenya spoke on the Gulfport campus about “Leaders: Men and Women Who Make a Difference."

Faculty Quotable

2016 may be the election where campaign finance reform finally becomes an issue for the average voter. Already, three presidential campaigns have made campaign finance reform a focus of their reforms that they would enact if they win the presidency. These reforms could take the form of trying to reverse the Citizens United decision, which is a 2010 decision from the Supreme Court; it could take the form of small donor public financing; or it could take the form of better disclosure so that we end the dark money problem that we have in our elections.

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, author of the new book, Corporate Citizen, and election law expert.