Panel explores surge in HIV cases in Florida, law and policy response

Naomi L.P. Ardjomand-Kermani of WellFlorida Council Inc., St. Petersburg City Council member Steve Kornell, and Kristen Whitesell of Metro Wellness and Community Centers presented at Stetson law school on March 31 on the need for a law and policy response to rising cases of HIV infection in Florida. (L-R): Bruemmer, Whitesell, Ardjomand-Kermani and Kornell. Stetson’s Lambda Legal Society, Black Law Students Association, Health Care Law… » Read more


Students learn the Documents of the Deal: New law class invites alumni back to the classroom

In a course launched this semester by Professor of Law Joseph Morrissey, students are studying more than case law from text books, and alumni are sharing their tools of the trade. Professor Joseph Morrissey teaches, among other classes, Business Entities, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Corporations, and International Sales & Arbitration at Stetson. Professor Morrissey’s new course, “Documents of the Deal,” is a business law boot camp… » Read more


First-place team: Stetson wins Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students won the 31st Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition on April 2 at Brooklyn Law School in New York. (L-R): Brittany Cover, Jeremy Rill and Kristina Hartman. The Stetson team of Brittany Cover, Kristina Hartman and Jeremy Rill won rounds against teams from the University of Florida, Wayne State, Michigan State, Louisiana State, Georgetown and the… » Read more


The Harvard Crimson – April 3, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Harvard Crimson article, “Title IX Interpretations Could Threaten Academic Freedom, Report Says.”… » Read more


Washington Post reporter Robert Barnes speaks on “The Politicalization of the Supreme Court”

Washington Post reporter and editor Robert Barnes delivered the Nichols Foundation Prominent Speaker Lecture at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, on April 1. He spoke to an audience of more than 100 law students, professors and staff at Stetson on the topic of “The Politicalization of the U.S. Supreme Court.” Barnes has reported for the Post since 1987, covering beats ranging from… » Read more


Creative Loafing – March 30, 2016 – Adjunct Professor Jennifer Dietz

Adjunct Professor Jennifer Dietz spoke with Creative Loafing for the story, “The abandoned: South Florida’s population of forlorn dogs vexes Tampa Bay rescue.”… » Read more


Students host “A Magical Night” at the Amway Center

By second-year law student Tyler Rutledge On March 18, Stetson Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and Intellectual Property Law Society co-hosted “A Magical Night” in Orlando before the Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic game at the Amway Center in Orlando.  The special event for law students included a three-person panel discussion with leading attorneys in the sports, entertainment and intellectual property fields followed by… » Read more


Students host presentation on discrimination in the workforce

by third-year law student Viktoryia Johnson Student Viktoryia Johnson introduced speakers Gil Singer and Jim Mallue. Photo by Marissa Marchena. On March 24, Stetson’s student Labor & Employment Law Association hosted a presentation on employment discrimination, titled “Florida Commission on Human Relations’ Take on Employment Discrimination in Florida.” The speakers, Jim Mallue and Gil Singer, discussed the Florida Commission on Human Relations’ operation and the… » Read more


Stetson’s Vis team wins multiple awards at worldwide competition in Vienna, Austria

Stetson University College of Law’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team won multiple awards at the 23rd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, March 18-24. Stetson’s team of Sadiya Hashem, Leon Innerkofler, Taylor Ryan, Brien Squires, Kaelyn Steinkraus and student coach and team member Jonathan Diamond received two Honorable Mention Awards, one for the Respondent’s Memorandum and one for the Best… » Read more


Chronicle of Higher Education – March 25, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article “Coaches Must Now ‘Step the Heck Out’ of Sex-Assault Investigations of Players.”  … » Read more