Survival of the Fittest helps students prepare to navigate the legal profession

Stetson’s Black Law Students Association, George Edgecomb Bar Association, Solo & Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar, and the Fred G. Minnis Sr. Bar Association hosted a workshop on Nov. 5 to help students build practical skills to successfully navigate the legal profession. Survival of the Fittest featured more than a dozen presenters this year. Guest speakers, members of BLSA and students gathered by… » Read more

Brenna Center for Justice – Nov. 29, 2016 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote an article for the Brennan Center on “Why One Company Backed Donald Trump.”… » Read more

10 News – Nov. 29, 2016 – Professor Louis Virelli

Professor Louis Virelli spoke with 10News for the story, “Trump’s flag-burning tweet ignites controversy.”… » Read more

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 25, 2016 – Professor Charles Rose

Professor Charles Rose spoke with the Tampa Bay Times for the story, “Cleared, but still burdened after split-second decision to fire fatal road-rage shot.”… » Read more

Alumna Jo Ann Palchak honored with J. Ben Watkins Award

Jo Ann Palchak received the J. Ben Watkins Award at the Stetson Law Review Banquet. Jo Ann Palchak J.D. ’05 was honored with the J. Ben Watkins Award for excellence in the legal profession at the Stetson Law Review banquet on Nov. 19 in Gulfport. The J. Ben Watkins Award honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and accomplishment in the legal community. Palchak is… » Read more

Florida Record – Nov. 23, 2016 – Elder Consumer Protection Fellow Brandon Robinson

Elder Consumer Protection Fellow Brandon Robinson did an interview with the Florida Record about the state selling drivers’ license information.  … » Read more

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 22, 2016 – Professor Charles Rose

Professor Charles Rose is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times Pinellas College Notebook regarding the weekend national trial team victory.… » Read more

A day to remember: students gather to respect transgender lives lost

Stetson’s Lambda Legal Society hosted a discussion and candlelight vigil on Monday evening, Nov. 21, on Stetson’s Gulfport campus to discuss the challenges faced by the transgender community and to honor the lives of transgender people who have been violently killed. A candlelight vigil on Stetson’s Gulfport campus honored Transgender Day of Remembrance. Photo by Alan Brock. Nathan Bruemmer, president of Lambda, and student Alaina… » Read more

National champions: Stetson law school students win National Civil Trial Competition

Stetson University College of Law competed with 15 other top advocacy teams from around the U.S. to win the National Civil Trial Competition in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 20. Stetson’s Trial Team won the National Civil Trial Competition. (L-R): coaches Patrick McArdle, Erika McArdle, student Kaitlyn Dugas, Professor Charles Rose, students Anna Pardun, Joseph Sise and Colby Connell. The Stetson student trial team of… » Read more

Race and the Law Prof Blog – Nov. 18, 2016 – Professor Paul Boudreaux

Professor Paul Boudreaux wrote an article Nov. 18 on the Nightmare Court Scenario for Race and the Law Prof blog.… » Read more