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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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Stetson celebrates Values Day

Stetson University College of Law students celebrated Values Day on Sept. 16 by volunteering to clean up Clam Bayou Nature Park in Gulfport and attending a presentation on “The Moral Premise of the Law,” presented by Stetson University Professor of Religious Studies Gregory Sapp. (L-R): Students Mitchell Levine, Lydia Greiner, Student Life director Tammy Briant, Lauren Eliopoulos and Patrick Iyampillai participated in Values Day. The… » 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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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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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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Stetson University offers new joint degree in advocacy

Stetson University College of Law will offer a new joint degree program starting spring 2015, allowing students to earn both a J.D. degree and an LL.M. degree in advocacy from Stetson in seven semesters. Students in Stetson University’s new program will save a semester of full-time study by applying up to 12 hours of prescribed J.D. courses towards the LL.M. degree, allowing them to complete… » Read more
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Stetson University officially Smoke/Tobacco-Free

The policy officially declaring Stetson University’s residential campuses in DeLand and Gulfport smoke- and tobacco-free will be in effect, as of Aug. 1, 2014. With this declaration, Stetson University joins a growing list of colleges and universities across the country enacting a policy to prohibit smoking and tobacco-related products. All forms of tobacco use are prohibited, including e-cigarettes and a variety of smokeless products, in… » Read more
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Stetson University offers Advocacy Training in Ireland

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, offered an advocacy training program to a sell-out crowd in Dublin, Ireland, July 17-18. The two-day program for law students, law professors and legal practitioners taught the renowned Stetson method of trial advocacy at the University College of Dublin Sutherland School of Law. Participants in Stetson’s July 2014 advocacy program in Ireland. “This new program reinforces Stetson’s… » Read more
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Stetson Law

Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

Stetson University

Stetson University’s historic campus, founded in 1883 in DeLand, is home to the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music. Stetson also has a satellite center in Celebration that offers advanced degrees.