Chapter of the Year: Student groups again recognized at Florida Bar meeting

(L-R): Stetson Chapter of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division members Chantay Perry, Lauren Baio, Natalie Yello, Ciara Willis J.D. ’16, Alison Preston and Zabbdy Lopez. Stetson law school student organizations were again honored as chapters of the year at the Florida Bar Annual Meeting in Orlando on June 17. (L-R): FAWLS executive board members Katie Salemi J.D. ’16, Sadiya Hashem, Chloe… » Read more

Stetson celebrates alumni and friends: Katherine Hurst Miller ’06 new president of Florida Bar YLD

(L-R): Katherine Hurst Miller with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Stetson University College of Law presented its annual awards to outstanding alumni and friends of the college during the Florida Bar meeting in Orlando on June 16. Stetson also celebrated the installation of Katherine Hurst Miller J.D. ’06 as president of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. (L-R): Mac McCoy with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Alumni and friends… » Read more

Stetson grads among highest number of Super Lawyers in the state

Stetson University College of Law graduates are again ranked among the best lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers. Stetson law school ranks third in the state for the highest number of alumni on the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list. Stetson’s May commencement 2016. This year, more than 300 Stetson Law graduates are named in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers. The 2016 Florida Super Lawyers … » Read more

Seeking justice for veterans: Captain Tanya Mayes J.D. ’03

“I am not one of those who dreamed as a young adult of going to law school and seeking justice for all,” said Captain Tanya Mayes J.D. ’03. “I did not even enter law school until later in life.” (L-R): (Ret.) Navy Captain Dwaine Alexander, 2015-16 committee member of the ABA standing (LAMP) committee; CPT Tanya R. Mayes; and COL Christopher Hedrick, 80th Training Command… » Read more

Campus gathered Monday to reflect on the Orlando tragedy

Stetson University College of Law community members gathered for a moment of reflection about the tragic shooting in Orlando on the Gulfport campus on Monday afternoon. The flag flies at half-staff on Stetson Law’s campus in honor of all affected by this national tragedy. The flag flies at half-staff on the Stetson law school campus to honor those lost in the Orlando tragedy. Counselor Sarah… » Read more

Tropical Storm Update

10:25 a.m., 6/7/16 update: The College of Law will open today (Tuesday, June 7) at noon. Scheduled classes and activities beginning at noon or later will proceed as scheduled. The Library will also open at noon. For those students participating in external clinics or externships, please consult with your supervisor and Professor Batt for additional guidance. In the event that weather conditions create individual difficulties… » Read more

Stetson offers Legal Writing Academy in Tampa

Stetson University College of Law is offering a continuing legal education program, Legal Writing Academy, on Aug. 19 from 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. at the Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. Stetson professor Catherine Cameron taught at the Legal Writing Academy in 2015. The program for legal practitioners is designed to improve legal writing skills and produce more persuasive legal writers. Nationally recognized faculty members… » Read more

Stetson presents Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy

Stetson University College of Law presented Joshua Karton, who specializes in teaching how to apply the communication skills of theatre, film and television to the art of trial advocacy, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy on May 24 on the Gulfport campus. The award recognizes people who have fundamentally changed the way in which the world approaches the teaching of… » Read more

Stetson offers webinar on balancing Title IX with academic freedom

Stetson University College of Law is offering a webinar for higher education professionals on balancing Title IX compliance with academic freedom on June 13 from 2-3 p.m. Webinar attendees will take away practical tips to create a safe and enriching learning environment through Title IX compliance and response systems while protecting and promoting academic freedom. Professor Peter Lake frequently presents on higher education law and… » Read more

Stetson offers special sea turtle course for graduate students this summer

Stetson University College of Law has been awarded a grant by the Sea Turtle Grants Program to offer a special course on Sea Turtle Law and Policy this summer on its Gulfport, Florida, campus for law students and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in marine science, environmental science, or environmental policy. Hawksbill Turtle. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. The one-credit, three-day course, “Topics in Biodiversity… » Read more