Stetson alumni to lead nation’s top elder law associations

Stetson University College of Law LL.M. in Elder Law alumna Catherine Seal was sworn in as the new president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys during the annual NAELA conference, April 7-9 in Denver, Colorado. Catherine Seal. Seal LL.M.’08 will become president of NAELA on June 1. NAELA is a professional association of attorneys dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided… » Read more

Daytona Beach News-Journal – April 14, 2016 – Professor Paul Boudreaux

Professor Paul Boudreaux is quoted in the April 14 Daytona Beach News-Journal article, “Retiring Volusia Circuit Judge Joseph Will says judges should be appointed, not elected.”… » Read more

Stetson hosts International Wildlife Law Conference

Stetson University College of Law is hosting the 16th International Wildlife Law Conference on April 13-14 in Gulfport, Florida. Elizabeth Gitari spoke April 13 at Stetson. Photo by Karun Rivero. Speakers, students, and attendees from around the world are participating in this year’s conference and will address topics such as hunting, fishing and other impacts on wildlife, as well as connections and collaborations across multilateral… » Read more

Bloomberg – April 12, 2016 – Professor Jason Bent

Professor Jason Bent spoke with the Orlando Sentinel for a story that also ran in Bloomberg, “Equal Pay Day shines light on pay disparity between men and women.”… » Read more

Elder Consumer Protection Program hosts train the trainer workshop for elder advocates

Tami Lucero of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office for Older Americans in Washington, D.C., spoke at Stetson. by Brandon Robinson, Elder Consumer Protection Fellow. Stetson University College of Law’s Elder Consumer Protection Program hosted a Money Smart Train-the-Trainer Workshop on March 29 for elder advocates. Tami Lucero of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office for Older Americans in Washington, D.C., presented on how to… » Read more

Illegal wildlife trade subject of Stetson’s April 13 biodiversity lecture

Elizabeth Gitari speaks April 13 at Stetson. Elizabeth Gitari will speak in the Great Hall at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on April 13 at 6 p.m. about “Innovations in the Prosecution of Illegal Wildlife Trade.” The event, part of the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Series at Stetson, is free and open to the public. RSVP to Gitari leads efforts to… » Read more

The Chronicle of Higher Education – April 7, 2016 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the April 7 Chronicle of Higher Education article, “Tenure Rights and the Rise of Title IX: a Looming Culture Clash.”… » Read more

Student steering bike share on the Gulfport campus

Students in professor Lance Long’s Environmental Advocacy class organized a bicycle rally with Gulfport Mayor Sam Henderson to raise awareness about alternative transportation in 2013. (L-R): Alumna Elise Pautler J.D. ’13 and Professor Long. Student Miles Archabal is working with Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy and the Environmental Law Society to steer efforts to launch a bike share program for students on the… » Read more

Students win Florida Bar’s professionalism video contest for the second year in a row

Stetson University College of Law students won the 2016 Law Student Professionalism YouTube Contest for their training and educational video depicting professional conduct for lawyers. It is the second year in a row that Stetson students have won the Florida Bar contest. The video, “Legal Ethics Play of the Day,” features Stetson law students Dan Kavanaugh and Shaheen Nouri as television sportscasters reviewing a play-by-play… » Read more

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