Power comes from our collective effort: Gender equality pioneer Catharine A. MacKinnon tells audience at Stetson Law

Professor Catharine MacKinnon spoke to a packed Great Hall at Stetson Law in Gulfport on Oct. 19. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Author and gender equality pioneer Professor of Law Catharine A. MacKinnon presented the Nichols Foundation Prominent Speakers Lecture on “Butterfly Politics: A Theory of Social Change through Legal Practice” at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on Oct. 19. Through her talk, also… » Read more


Dr. Dwight Pitcaithley presents on “The National Park Service After 100 Years: A Historian Reflects”

Dr. Dwight Pitcaithley, historian and professor at New Mexico State University, kicked off the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture series on Oct. 9 at Stetson Law in Gulfport with a lecture on the National Park Service history, challenges and opportunities. “There is more to national parks than parks,” Dr. Pitcaithley explained to the audience of law students, faculty, staff and members of the public gathered in the… » Read more


Stetson’s Black Law Students Association presents CLE on Black Lives Matter: The Media and the Law on Oct. 7

Stetson University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association presents a Continuing Legal Education program on Black Lives Matter: The Media and the Law from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the Great Hall on Stetson Law’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. The CLE program is complimentary and open to the public. Lawyers, legal professionals and members of the community are invited to… » Read more


Public Service Fellows make more than 100 activity bags for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

(L-R): Alex Snowden, Evelynn Passino, Bea Sanchez, Yari Llerena, Morgan Macisaac, Elisabeth Ajluni, Jeff Eckert and Jenna Jordan. Photo by Justine Roof. The Stetson University College of Law Public Service Fellows organized a group of students on Sept. 27 to make more than 100 activity bags for children at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. The bags included pages to color, crayons, markers,… » Read more


Students learn about Pathways to International Law

  Panelists (L-R): Mohamed Mohamed, Paul Suppicich and Alexandra Taylor. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Stetson Law students learned more about opportunities and how to prepare during law school for the field of international law at a program on “Pathways to International Law” on Sept. 27. The program featured a panel of attorneys from a variety of international law practice areas. Panelists Alexandra Taylor J.D. ’15… » Read more


Complimentary forensic science webinar offered Sept. 26

Stetson presents a complimentary forensic science webinar for prosecutors and defense attorneys on Sept. 26 from 4-6 p.m. The webinar, “Organization of Scientific Area Committees Essentials: Forensic Science Resources” is part of the free forensic science webinar series funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Capital Litigation Initiative: Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics Training. The webinar offers a judicial perspective on admissibility of evidence and… » Read more


Stetson’s lecture series on the environment heats up in the fall

Stetson University College of Law continues this year’s Foreman Biodiversity Lecture series in September with lectures on wildlife conservation, national parks and the future of the Great Barrier Reef and Australian mangroves. All lectures in the series are complimentary and open to the public in the Great Hall on Stetson Law’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. The fall lecture series includes: Oct. 9, 12… » Read more


Campus Update

Friday, Sept. 15, 11:31 a.m.: Power is now restored at both the Gulfport campus and the Tampa Law Center. It will take us a little while to get back up and running, cool the buildings, and bring up all IT systems (including VPN, file servers and WiFi).  We will be opening campus at noon today for students, staff, and faculty. Except for our facilities staff… » Read more


Campus attends event on preparing for and recovering from serious weather

Students gathered in the Great Hall on Aug. 30. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Human Resources, Residential Life and the Student Affairs Office facilitated a lunchtime program for Stetson University College of Law on how to prepare for and recover from a serious weather situation. Sandra Pittman, a volunteer for Pinellas County Emergency Management, presented in the Great Hall on the Gulfport campus on Aug. 30.… » Read more


Stetson Law hosts Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S.: A Discussion Post-Charlottesville

(L-R): Professor Lance Long, Professor James Fox, Professor Luz Nagle, Associate Dean Darryl Wilson, Professor Ellen Podgor, and Professor Ann Piccard. Stetson University College of Law hosted a panel on “Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S.: A Discussion Post-Charlottesville,” on Aug. 24. “The goal was to begin a campus-wide discussion as the year begins and join in community to support one another,” said Assistant Dean… » Read more