Student advocates take home multiple accolades this spring

Stetson University College of Law’s student advocacy teams took home multiple accolades during the spring semester. Student Kasey Feltner tied as the best oralist at the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship in January in Houston, Texas. This is the second year in a row that a Stetson student has won the best oralist award in this prestigious national championship. (L-R): Nathan Bruemmer, Dan Kavanaugh,… » Read more


Stetson Law advocates working to end human trafficking: video honored

A video feature highlighting the work of Stetson University College of Law alumni, faculty and students was honored this spring by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals with an AVA Digital Gold Award in the educational institution category. The video, “Addressing Human Trafficking: Stetson Law Advocates,” features interviews with Stetson Professor of Law Luz Nagle, students Stan Abramenko and Karun Rivero, and alumnae Florida… » Read more


Stetson among nation’s most diverse law schools, according to preLaw

Stetson law school ranks No. 20 among the nation’s most diverse law schools, according to the spring 2016 issue of preLaw. (L-R): Stetson law school students Evan Dix and May Valedictorian Darnesha Carter practice for a moot court competition. The article, “The most diverse law schools,” by Rebecca Larsen, examines the definition of diversity and what makes a diverse law school. A study referenced in… » Read more


Culverhouse legacy of giving benefits Stetson law school students

When Joy McCann Culverhouse died on April 26 in Tampa, she left a legacy that will benefit Stetson University College of Law students for years to come. (L-R): The late Joy McCann Culverhouse with Wm. Reece Smith Jr. at the dedication of the Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Courtroom at the Tampa Law Center in 2004. A gift from Culverhouse through the Joy McCann Foundation funds… » Read more


Intercept – April 27, 2016 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the Intercept article, “Leading Advocates of ‘Dark Money’ Previously Supported Disclosure.”  … » Read more


Tampa Bay Times – April 23, 2016 – Professor Charles Rose

Professor Charles Rose is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article, “Dooley gets a new trial.”… » Read more


Jewish Law Student Association honored for historical exhibit

Students visited the Florida Holocaust Museum on April 15. Stetson’s Jewish Law Student Association won program of the year for the “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich” exhibit. The month-long historical exhibit in Stetson’s Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library and a well-attended discussion by professor Ann Piccard was honored at the annual student organization awards ceremony on April 18… » Read more


Filling a need: Student to help Tampa Bay homeless veterans after graduation

When Cherilyn Hansen graduates from Stetson law school this spring, she will be one step closer to following her passion to serve people in need in the community. Cherilyn Hansen starts her work with homeless veterans in the fall. Hansen shared that her goal in going to law school was always a career in public service and legal aid. Before law school, she worked with… » Read more


Students from the Philippines win International Environmental Moot Court Competition at Stetson Law

The winning International Environmental Moot Court Team is from the University of San Carlos in the Philippines. A team of students from the University of San Carlos, Cebu, in the Philippines, won the 20th Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition on April 16 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. For two decades, students from across the globe have honed their skills as… » Read more


The Chronicle of Higher Education – April 18, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake discusses how honor codes should factor into Title IX cases for the Chronicle of Higher Education article, “A Sex-Assault Case at Brigham Young Puts Honor Codes in the Spotlight.”… » Read more