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Adlin Tuya: advocating for immigrant justice

by Alexandria Nicodemi, 2L “My passions in life aren’t put on hold when I go into the office,” says spring 2013 Stetson University College of Law alumna Adlin Tuya. “Every day I am working toward something that is important to me. And when you are working in an environment that you are passionate about, productivity skyrockets.” Tuya says she has found that when balanced with… » Read more
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Judges lecture at Constitution Day celebration in Gulfport, Tampa

Judge James Whittemore J.D. ’77, a member of Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame, provided the keynote lecture at Stetson’s Gulfport campus and Judge James S. Moody provided the keynote at the Tampa Law Center during a celebration of the U.S. Constitution at Stetson Law on Sept. 17. Judge James Whittemore spoke at Stetson Law in Gulfport. More than 200 local high school students attended this… » Read more
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Students celebrate Values Day with Clam Bayou clean up

Stetson University College of Law students celebrated Values Day on Sept. 16 by volunteering to clean up Clam Bayou Nature Park in Gulfport. (L-R): Students Mitchell Levine, Lydia Greiner, Student Life director Tammy Briant, Lauren Eliopoulos and Patrick Iyampillai participated in Values Day. The Clam Bayou Estuary of Boca Ciega Bay includes several native environments that provide habitat and food to a variety of species… » Read more
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International women leaders visiting Stetson advocate for peace

A group of women leaders from nine countries around the world visited Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus on Sept. 15 to speak on advocating for peace, stability and security. Women leaders gathered at Stetson Law to discuss promoting peace and security. The group gathered at Stetson from Bangladesh, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tajikistan as part of a special… » Read more
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Greenlight Pinellas debate comes to Stetson Sept. 29

Stetson University College of Law is hosting a debate on the Greenlight Pinellas Plan on Sept. 29 at 12 p.m. on the Gulfport campus. WHO: Representatives of No Tax for Tracks and Vote Yes on Greenlight will debate the future of public transportation in Pinellas County. Stetson University College of Law Professors Mark Bauer and Paul Boudreaux will moderate the debate, co-sponsored by the Stetson… » Read more
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Stetson students honored 9/11

Stetson University College of Law students honored lives lost on Sept. 11 with an annual display of flags. The Stetson Law Republicans placed 2,996 flags on the Gulfport campus. Each flag represented a life lost on Sept. 11. Students honor 9/11 with a flag display. Photo by Tyler Payne, Stetson Law Republicans president.… » Read more
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L.A. filmmaker John Wellington Ennis speaks at Stetson on political corruption

John Wellington Ennis, a Los Angeles-based filmmaker whose films explore political corruption with a heavy dose of comedy and satire, is bringing his new film “PAY 2 PLAY” to Stetson University College of Law on Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. John Wellington Ennis. Ennis will discuss the impact of campaign finance reform at an event coordinated by Stetson Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. The event is… » Read more
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Fundraising Begins for a Vietnam Memorial on DeLand Campus

Ned Ricks ’68, sets up a night defensive position while on patrol in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. A Stetson University fund has been established for a permanent memorial, on the DeLand campus, to the patriotism and service of students and graduates from all of Stetson’s colleges and schools who served in Vietnam or during the Vietnam era. According to Dr. Jay Mechling ’67, the… » Read more
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Stetson, USF present medical marijuana’s legal impacts

Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida will host a daylong program, “Charlotte’s Tangled Web,” discussing the legal impacts of medical marijuana on Oct. 10 at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. The education program for lawyers and health care professionals will provide an overview of the impacts of the legalization of medical marijuana by the Florida legislature. Program… » Read more
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Stetson professor new Southeastern Association of Law Schools president

Stetson University Professor of Law Ellen S. Podgor has been selected as the new president of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, a regional association of law schools that includes 72 member schools and 31 affiliate member schools. Professor of Law Ellen S. Podgor is the new president of SEALS. SEALS promotes legal scholarship, provides a mentorship program for new scholars, and hosts events for… » Read more
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