Newschannel 8 – Aug. 10, 2016 – Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox

Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox spoke with Newschannel 8 for the story, “8 INVESTIGATES: Pinellas vet appealing denial of VA benefits is 12,396th in line.”… » Read more


Stetson University’s biodiversity institute receives ABA environmental achievement award

Stetson University’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy has received the American Bar Association’s 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award. “This award recognizes the contributions of the Stetson community and our partners in wetland, wildlife conservation, and environmental issues around the world,” said Professor Royal C. Gardner, director of Stetson’s Institute and an internationally recognized expert in wetland law and policy. Stetson’s… » Read more


Joshua Magidson J.D. ’80 honored with Barney Award

Joshua Magidson J.D. ’80, a Stetson University trustee and past-president of the Stetson Lawyers Association who has chaired the board of overseers at the College of Law for the past eight years, was recently honored with The Barney by the Barney Masterson Inn of Court. Joshua Magidson. Every year, The Barney is awarded to a lawyer who demonstrates the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, civility… » Read more


Brennan Center for Justice – Aug. 8, 2016 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote the article, “Could Florida, Of All Places, Be a Leader in Campaign Finance Reform?” for the Brennan Center for Justice.… » Read more


Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 5, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article, “Attorney cites bias in Antonio Callaway’s sexual assault hearing.”… » Read more


Corporate Citizen? Election law expert Ciara Torres-Spelliscy writes new book on the rise and resistance of corporate power

“Corporate citizens are strange bedfellows to have in a democracy,” Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy writes in the June 14 American Constitution Society Blog. Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. Professor Torres-Spelliscy, author of the new book, Corporate Citizen? An Argument for the Separation of Corporation and State, asserts that throughout U.S. history, corporations have sought to expand their constitutional rights, and American courts have obliged. Torres-Spelliscy posits that corporations… » Read more


Graduate joins highly selective Honors Program for Attorneys in Washington D.C.

This fall, Lane Cryar, J.D. ‘14, will be joining the Department of Homeland Security’s Honors Program for Attorneys in Washington, D.C. The Honors Program for Attorneys is a highly competitive program open to application by recent law graduates as well as federal or state judicial law clerks with no more than two years of clerkship experience. Only four attorneys from a large pool of highly… » Read more


The Chronicle of Higher Education – July 31, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article, “What the Future Holds for the Federal Crackdown on Campus Sexual Assault.”… » Read more


Earn your law degree at Stetson while keeping your day job: Learn more during open house in August

Future law students can learn more about the part-time law program at Stetson University College of Law during an open house on Thursday, Aug. 25, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Tammy Schweinsberg graduated with her law degree from Stetson’s part-time program in December of 2015. By taking evening classes at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center and the Gulfport campus, busy people… » Read more


Addressing bias: visiting scholar Deleso Alford discusses cultural competence

When Deleso A. Alford visited Stetson law school’s Gulfport campus briefly this summer, she brought with her an important goal: collaboration. Professor Deleso Alford visited Stetson law school in July. The Florida A&M University law professor’s research and teaching focuses on building a framework for cultural competence through the lens of personal narratives that shapes the way we see and understand each other. During her… » Read more