Passion for compassion: Jessica Falkner J.D. ’14 helps victims of human trafficking and land grabbing in Uganda

In 2007, the U.S. Senate designated Jan. 11 as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the hopes of raising awareness to combat human trafficking. Jessica Falkner J.D. ’14 is working as a legal fellow with the International Justice Mission in Kampala, Uganda, Africa, to help victims of the growing epidemic of land grabbing and other gender based crimes. Jessica Falkner J.D. ’14 is working with… » Read more


Stetson Symphonic Band to perform complimentary concert in downtown Tampa

The Stetson University Symphonic Band will perform a featured concert at the Florida Music Education Association Professional Development Conference in Tampa on Thursday night, Jan. 12. The Stetson Symphonic Band. Conducted by Douglas L. Phillips, the Symphonic Band will perform at 7 p.m. in the Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom A, at 333 S. Franklin St. The concert is free and open to the public. The… » Read more


Stetson Law’s International Wildlife Law Conference brings international experts to India

Stetson University College of Law’s International Wildlife Law Conference, now in its 17th year, was held in Pune, India, in January. Professor Royal Gardner, director of Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, presented at the conference in India. Photo courtesy Shamita Kumar. Presented for the first time in Asia, the International Wildlife Law Conference was coordinated by Stetson Law’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and… » Read more


Can Bitcoin technology promote equality around the world? Visiting professor speaks in Mexico, Africa

Professor Reyes spoke in Mexico. Stetson University Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Carla L. Reyes had the opportunity to speak in Mexico and Africa in December on topics related to cutting-edge technologies like Bitcoin. Professor Reyes participated in discussions about how these technologies can be used to promote economic, social and cultural rights, and how they might reshape the law. Reyes was asked to speak… » Read more


Stetson Law’s Moot Court Board among the best in the nation

Stetson Law’s Moot Court Board. The fall 2016 Best Value Law Schools issue of preLaw magazine lists Stetson University College of Law’s Moot Court Board among the best in the nation. Stetson’s Board is ranked third in the list of the top 16 moot court programs of 2015-2016 and is ranked sixth among the 20 best moot courts of the decade. The preLaw magazine analyzed… » Read more


What changes will the new administration bring to education? Stetson’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education is Feb. 9-13

Stetson University’s annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education celebrates 38 years in February, with leading higher education scholars, thinkers and practitioners in the U.S. discussing the challenges and opportunities facing higher education in an era of legal, social and political change. This year’s conference, themed on “Accountability and Regulation of American Colleges and Universities in Times of Legal, Social and Political Upheaval,” takes… » Read more


National champions: Stetson law school students win National Civil Trial Competition

Stetson University College of Law competed with 15 other top advocacy teams from around the U.S. to win the National Civil Trial Competition in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 20. Stetson’s Trial Team won the National Civil Trial Competition. (L-R): coaches Patrick McArdle, Erika McArdle, student Kaitlyn Dugas, Professor Charles Rose, students Anna Pardun, Joseph Sise and Colby Connell. The Stetson student trial team of… » Read more


Stetson helps to create National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium

Stetson University College of Law has joined a consortium of veterans clinics at law schools across the country working together to improve legal representation for military veterans. Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute and Veterans Advocacy Clinic was dedicated in 2012. The National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium formed two years ago as an informal resource for the country’s law school veterans programs. Last month, the resource… » Read more


Stetson law school again named military friendly school

Stetson University College of Law has again been named a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, a designation awarded a small percentage of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to help military students to succeed in the classroom and after graduation. Effective 2016-2017, Stetson will award all eligible veterans a Yellow Ribbon scholarship to help offset the cost… » Read more


East coast champions: Stetson law school advocacy teams win weekend competitions

Stetson University College of Law advocacy teams representing the Dispute Resolution, Moot Court and Trial Team won several competitions over the Nov. 5-6 weekend across the east coast of the U.S. Stetson’s Dispute Resolution team at the William & Mary Law School Negotiation Tournament (L-R): Professor James Sheehan, students Christina Huckfeldt, Kira Ramirez, Mary Wold, Brigette Perl, Allison Belanger, Samantha Grizzle, and coach Bill Greiner.… » Read more