Visiting professor from Ukraine returns to teach comparative criminal law court

Professor Dmitriy Kamensky. Photo by Kai Su. By Kai Su Professor Dmitriy Kamensky from Ukraine has returned to Stetson University College of Law as a visiting professor this summer to teach a course on the Introduction to Comparative Criminal Law. The one-credit course, which runs for two weeks, compares the criminal law frameworks of America to the codified criminal law systems of Europe—mainly Ukraine and… » Read more

Earn your law degree part-time from the law school ranked best in advocacy: attend a summer open house in July, August

Stetson University College of Law, ranked the best law school in the nation in trial advocacy, will host two open house and information sessions in July and August about the admissions process for part-time law school applicants. Future law students interested in attending Stetson should RSVP for one of the afternoon or evening sessions: Wednesday, July 26, General Session from 12:15-1 p.m., One-on-one Session from… » Read more

National security leader speaks at Stetson Law commencement on evolving global challenges

Visit Graduation Events for more photo galleries and videos.   Retired Army Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess Jr. is Stetson University College of Law’s spring commencement speaker. Lieutenant General Burgess is presently serving as the senior counsel for national security programs, cyber programs and military affairs at Auburn University. Burgess addressed more than 200 students during Stetson law school’s commencement on Saturday, May 13, in… » Read more

Part-time student Aggie Kuzniar moved across the world to pursue law in the U.S.

Agata Kuzniar is a student in Stetson’s part-time program and editor with the Stetson Law Review. In 2003, Agata “Aggie” Kuzniar moved across the world from Poland to the U.S. to pursue an education in the American legal system. “In Poland, civil law is very different from the legal system in the U.S.,” said Kuzniar, who said she found learning about the law in the… » Read more

Ashley Krenelka Chase wins American Association of Law Libraries Emerging Leader Award for 2017

Ashley Krenelka Chase. Ashley Krenelka Chase is the recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries Emerging Leader Award for 2017. Chase is the associate director of Stetson University College of Law’s Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library, coordinator of legal practice technology, and an adjunct law professor. She holds both a J.D. degree from the University of Dayton School of Law and a master’s… » Read more

5 Minutes with … Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz

Stetson law Dean Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz. By Cory Lancaster Tell us about your job at Stetson. Fifteen years ago, a Dean’s job at the College of Law was very different than it is today. In the past, we made tweaks to the curriculum to help students get better prepared for practice. Today it is so much broader.  It is understanding our community, connecting with students,… » Read more

Stetson hosts Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills May 22-25 in Gulfport

Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law hosts the Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference on the Gulfport, Florida, campus on May 22-25. The annual Educating Advocates conference invites professors, lawyers and legal practitioners from across the U.S. to spend two and one-half intensive days learning the Stetson method of advocacy, developing their teaching skills, and networking with renowned advocacy instructors. The theme of… » Read more

International Law Society highlights hot topics and recognizes outstanding members

Panelists (L-R): Professor Royal Gardner, Professor Luz Nagle, Professor Jason Palmer and alumnus Ahmad Yakzan. By Kai Su About 40 students, professors, and members of the community gathered on Stetson’s Gulfport campus on Monday night, April 17, for an award recognition ceremony for the International Law Society Spirit Awards and panel discussion on “Hot Topics in International Law.” The program in the Great Hall was… » Read more

Stetson wins Florida Bar Law Student Professionalism YouTube contest for the third year in a row

Stetson’s parody of Law & Order won the Florida Bar contest. View the Video. Stetson University College of Law has won the Florida Bar Law Student Professionalism YouTube contest for the third year in a row. The contest was designed to promote professionalism among law students. Student Shaheen Nouri wrote and acted in this year’s video, “Law & Order: Ethical Victims Unit,” along with students… » Read more

Journal of International Aging Law & Policy holds first alumni mixer

(L-R): alumni Nicole Bell J.D. ’16, Jessica Close J.D. ’18, Korey Henson J.D. ’09, Yugma Desai J.D. ’18, Chelsea Ejankowski J.D. ’18, Professor Roberta Flowers, Journal editor-in-chief Natalie Yello, Professor Lance Long, Journal senior editor Alyssa Aquaviva, Olivia Mejido J.D. ’18, Stephanie Boussias J.D. ’18, Cassidy Peterson J.D. ’18, and executive editor Daniel Brown. Not pictured are associate editors Caleb Lopez J.D. ’18 and Adriana… » Read more