Chronicle of Higher Education – May 27, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the May 27 Chronicle of Higher Education article, “‘Fundamental Failure’ on Sexual Assaults Brings Sweeping Change at Baylor.”… » Read more

The Atlantic – May 27, 2016 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the Atlantic article, “The Price of Public Money.”… » Read more

Stetson presents Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy

Stetson University College of Law presented Joshua Karton, who specializes in teaching how to apply the communication skills of theatre, film and television to the art of trial advocacy, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy on May 24 on the Gulfport campus. The award recognizes people who have fundamentally changed the way in which the world approaches the teaching of… » Read more

Stetson offers webinar on balancing Title IX with academic freedom

Stetson University College of Law is offering a webinar for higher education professionals on balancing Title IX compliance with academic freedom on June 13 from 2-3 p.m. Webinar attendees will take away practical tips to create a safe and enriching learning environment through Title IX compliance and response systems while protecting and promoting academic freedom. Professor Peter Lake frequently presents on higher education law and… » Read more

Stetson offers special sea turtle course for graduate students this summer

Stetson University College of Law has been awarded a grant by the Sea Turtle Grants Program to offer a special course on Sea Turtle Law and Policy this summer on its Gulfport, Florida, campus for law students and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in marine science, environmental science, or environmental policy. Hawksbill Turtle. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. The one-credit, three-day course, “Topics in Biodiversity… » Read more

Reuters – May 25, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Peter Lake spoke with Reuters for the news story that ran swept national newspapers, “States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S.”… » Read more

Eckerd students can earn direct admission to Stetson law school, scholarships

Starting in the fall, high-performing Eckerd College students, including students and graduates of Eckerd’s Program for Experienced Learners, can earn direct admission to Stetson law school. Eckerd College’s Fox Quad. The partnership with Stetson University will also offer $15,000 or more in scholarship opportunities to accepted Eckerd College students based on qualifications and credentials. Through the new program, eligible Eckerd College students who have completed… » Read more

Bradenton Herald – May 19, 2016 – Associate Dean Michael Allen

Associate Dean Michael Allen is quoted in the Bradenton Herald story, “Tiger Bay panelists: Transgender issue transcends bathrooms.”… » Read more

New program helps students learn legal communication skills new lawyers need for the practice

When Dr. Kirsten Davis, director of Stetson’s Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication, designed and implemented a new program two years ago, she knew she wanted to provide students with more opportunities to improve their communication skills and make them better lawyers. Stetson’s legal writing program, under Davis’s direction, is consistently ranked among the nation’s best law school programs. Davis created a new extracurricular… » Read more

Top legal writers: Students are honored with award, publication

Students at Stetson law school have recently distinguished themselves in legal writing with an award and publication. Stetson students Courtney Chaipel, Courtney Cox and Genesis Matute. Courtney Chaipel, Courtney Cox and Genesis Matute have all written papers accepted for publication in scholarly and peer-reviewed journals. Chaipel and Cox co-authored a paper about using film to teach criminal law that has been accepted for publication in… » Read more