Stetson hosts Diversity and Inclusion Youth Pre-Law Conference, now in its 15th year

By Carmen Johnson, Assistant Director for Admissions and Diversity Initiatives Stetson University College of Law recently hosted the 15th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Youth Pre-Law Conference on Feb. 24 at the Tampa Law Center. This year, students from Thomas Jefferson High School’s Law and Criminal Justice Academy attended the event.  Held annually in partnership with the Law School Admission Counsel’s (LSAC) DiscoverLaw.org since 2002, the… » Read more


The Chronicle of Higher Education – March 1, 2017 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article, “Title IX Due Process: More students are filing complaints and winning.”… » Read more


970WFLA – Feb. 28, 2017 – Professor Charles Rose

Professor Charles Rose spoke with 970WFLA Radio about proving a Stand Your Ground defense.… » Read more


Global climate change: where does science meet policy?

Stetson University Associate Professor of Chemistry Song Gao, Ph.D., discussed the impacts of global climate change with the College of Law community and members of the public on Feb. 27. Dr. Song Gao presented the Biodiversity Lecture at Stetson. Photo by Alan Brock. Dr. Song Gao presented on “Atmospheric Aerosols, Super Greenhouse Gases, Global Climate Change: Where Science Meets Policy” as part of Stetson’s Foreman… » Read more


The Florida Record – Feb. 26, 2017 – Dean and Professor of Law Christopher Pietruszkiewicz

Dean and Professor of Law Christopher Pietruszkiewicz is quoted and Professor Brooke Bowman is mentioned in the Florida Record article, “Stetson University College of Law’s moot court named one of the best of the decade.”… » Read more


Recent law grad cited in federal court

Brandon Breslow J.D. ’16, recently published an article in The Federal Lawyer, the official publication of the Federal Bar Association, that was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in the case of John R. Turner v. U.S. (L-R): Brandon Breslow and Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz at the May 2016 Honors and Awards ceremony at Stetson. Breslow began working on… » Read more


The Chronicle of Higher Education – Feb. 19, 2017 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake wrote the article, “The Hazards and Opportunities Presented by Title IX,” for the Chronicle of Higher Education.… » Read more


Bloomberg BNA- Feb. 17, 2017 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was mentioned in the Feb. 17 Bloomberg BNA article, “Trump Inaugural Got Millions From Big Companies.”… » Read more


Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute partners with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Area Legal Services and Gulfcoast Legal Services to assist veterans

Stetson University College of Law’s Veterans Law Institute celebrated the launch of a new medical-legal partnership on Feb. 15  with the Bay Pines Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Bay Area Legal Services and Gulfcoast Legal Services to help veterans. The program officially launched Feb. 1, with hundreds of veterans already signed up for assistance. Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz signed a new medical-legal partnership to help… » Read more


10News – Feb. 15, 2017 – Professor Louis Virelli

Professor Louis Virelli is quoted in the Feb. 15 10 News story “Could Trump’s Overtures with Putin Mean Impeachment?”… » Read more