Stetson hosts public lecture on the role of courts in promoting biodiversity March 30 in Gulfport

  Coral outcrop on Flynn Reef. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Stetson University College of Law hosts a public lecture on the “Role of Courts in Promoting Biodiversity” at 12 p.m. on March 30 in the Great Hall at Stetson law school, 1401 61st St. S. in Gulfport. Judge Anthony Lucky of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea presents the complimentary Foreman Biodiversity Lecture,… » Read more

Take Care Blog – March 22, 2017 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is mentioned in the Take Care Blog.… » Read more

Nationally recognized defense attorney Cristina C. Arguedas receives 2017 White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL and Stetson Law

  Cristina Arguedas (left) received the White Collar Criminal Defense Award  from NACDL president Barry J. Pollack (right) at Stetson. On Saturday, March 18, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and Stetson University College of Law presented Cristina C. Arguedas with the 2017 White Collar Criminal Defense Award. Ms. Arguedas received her award during NACDL’s White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson Law… » Read more

Up close with Cuba: Students and professor travel to Havana during Spring Break

Students, professors and administrators visited author Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fishing village. (L-R): First row – Caridad Acosta (FAMU), Professor Deleso Alford (FAMU). Second row – Francisco Lopez (Stetson), Jason Birdsong (FAMU), Kristen Overstreet (Stetson), Professor Jason Palmer (Stetson), Ashley Fields (Stetson), Kelley Parks (Stetson), Aman Dhaliwal (Stetson), JR Swanegan (Stetson), Troy Lewis (Stetson). Third row – Kristen Nasser (Stetson), Erin Domaracki (Stetson). Back row –… » Read more

Stetson kicks off first annual Women’s Week celebration

Stetson Law students made cards of encouragement to donate during Women’s Week. The cards were given to Alpha House, an organization which provides housing and supportive services to homeless pregnant women and teens, new mothers with infants, and families experiencing crisis pregnancies. Stetson launched its first annual Women’s Week celebration during the week of March 13, with a pro bono event, performance/fundraiser, panel with area… » Read more

Chronicle of Higher Education – March 20, 2017 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article, “In Spanier Case, College Leadership Goes on Trial.”… » Read more

Washington Post – March 20, 2017 – Professor Louis Virelli

Professor Louis Virelli spoke with the Washington Post for the article, “Lawyer introducing Gorsuch suing Trump administration over travel ban.”… » Read more

Stetson no. 1 Trial Advocacy, no. 4 Legal Writing in U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Stetson University College of Law no. 1 in Trial Advocacy for the 19th time in 23 years. Stetson ranked fourth in the nation for Legal Writing and has consistently ranked among the top six legal writing programs since the inception of the Legal Writing rankings. Stetson law school’s Gulfport campus. “At Stetson, we are dedicated to teaching the… » Read more

Women in the Law: Student Natalie Yello

(L-R): Irene Mo from Michigan State University and Natalie Yello discussing being a first-generation law student at the conference. Ms. J.D. Fellows with Ms. JD President Raychelle Tasher (bottom left corner in black suit and purple shirt) and Fellowship Coordinator Maleaha Brown. Third-year student Natalie Yello recently presented a brief segment at the Ms. JD’s Ninth Annual Conference on Women in the Law in Chicago,… » Read more

Stetson Trial Team wins regional, advances to American Association for Justice national competition in April

Stetson University College of Law’s Trial Team won the regional qualifying round of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition March 9-12 in Miami, Florida. Stetson students head to the national AAJ competition in Cleveland, Ohio, in April. (L-R): Ethan Dunn, Christopher Hallett, Amara Benitez, Christian Romaguera, with two competition officials (center), Joseph Sise, Colby Connell, Kaitlyn Dugas and Haley Coet. Stetson sent… » Read more