Stetson team heads to international competition after Miami win

(L-R): Front row — Brien V. Squires, Leon J. Innerkofler, Kaelyn Steinkraus, Sadiya Hashem, Jonathan Diamond, Taylor Ryan, alumnus Tom Yaegers J.D./M.B.A. ’05; Back row — Elizabeth Buchwalter, Associate Dean Stephanie Vaughan, alumnus Alex Zesch and Reshma Pharsi. Stetson University College of Law’s Vis International Commercial Arbitration team is heading to Vienna in March after placing first in the pre-moot in Miami, Florida, on Feb.… » Read more

Stetson law school professor reinvents the law book as a website

Stetson University Professor of Law Tim Kaye has reinvented the law book in the form of an interactive website. This month, Kaye publicly launched his Law of Torts book on the Webby Books website that he designed to bridge the gap between traditional law books and modern legal research. Dr. Timothy Kaye. Kaye’s Webby Books is a responsive website where law students and professors may… » Read more

Judith Areen and Cynthia Love presented with Stetson University awards

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, presented Judith Areen with this year’s William A. Kaplin Award. Cynthia Love was presented with the Facilitators Award. Both awards were presented during the 37th annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education on Feb. 11-15 at the Hilton Orlando Resort. Judith Areen. Judith Areen is the executive director of the Association of American Law Schools. The… » Read more

Free CLE webinar on Crime Scene Essentials launches in March

Stetson University College of Law’s National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law has partnered with the Law Enforcement Innovation Center at the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service to launch a new webinar series as part of the “Capital Litigation Initiative: Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics Training.” Attendees who complete the series will be eligible for free CLE credits. The first in a… » Read more

Choosing expert witnesses: New online course developed by Stetson, University of Tennessee

Stetson University College of Law’s National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law has partnered with the Law Enforcement Innovation Center at the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service to launch a new online legal course, available now, on how to select and evaluate expert witnesses. The three-hour course, designed for lawyers, judges and law enforcement, will offer training on interviewing and selecting expert… » Read more

Stetson hosts 20 teams at National Trial Competition

Stetson University College of Law hosted 20 student teams from 11 law schools for the National Trial Competition, Region 6 regional, on Feb. 5-7. Stetson’s advocacy teams bring home multiple accolades. Teams from Alabama, Florida and Mississippi competed in the regional round of the NTC at the Pinellas County Justice Center in Clearwater, Florida. The team of Elliott Smith and Haley Steelman from Faulkner Law,… » Read more

Have the Stetson experience: attend an open house at the law school

Students, faculty gather at the Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library on the Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law invites future law students to attend an open house, “The Stetson Experience,” on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m.- 2p.m. at 1401 61st St. S. in Gulfport. “If you ever wondered what law school is like, visit us for a few hours on a Saturday… » Read more

Stetson’s moot court wins best oralist award at national championship

(L-R): Students Kasey Feltner, Sterling Lovelady and Adriana Foreman. Stetson University College of Law’s moot court team of Kasey Feltner, Adriana Foreman and Sterling Lovelady won a best oralist award at the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship this past weekend in Houston, Texas. It is the third best oralist award that Stetson’s advocacy teams have won in three months. The students participating in the… » Read more

Graduate honored for helping children with Florida Bar Pro Bono Award

Alumna Jennifer Anderson J.D. ’02 was among 21 lawyers who received a Florida Bar Pro Bono Award during an awards ceremony on Jan. 28 at the Florida Supreme Court. 1982 Stetson Law graduate and U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Catherine Peek McEwen was also honored at the Florida Supreme Court as the first recipient of the Chief Justice’s Distinguished Federal Judicial Service Award. Jennifer Anderson. Photo courtesy… » Read more

Stetson’s Inns of Court honors disability champion

(L-R): Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, Maryellen McDonald and Professor Judith Scully. Maryellen McDonald, the executive director of Disability Rights Florida who has improved the conditions of institutionalized disabled Floridians, was presented with Stetson University College of Law’s prestigious William Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award during the annual Inns of Court banquet on Jan. 26 in St. Petersburg. Michael Perlin, an internationally recognized expert in mental… » Read more