Is armed conflict making people vulnerable to human trafficking? Professor among invited international experts at U.N. conference

Professor Luz Nagle, a leading international voice in the fight against human trafficking, was part of a select group of experts invited by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Nov. 29-30 in Amman, Jordan. Professor Nagle joined experts from around the world to assess the impact of armed conflict on making people vulnerable to human trafficking. Professor Nagle teaches courses including International… » Read more

Stetson wins best brief, advances to NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students Marissa Cioffi, Ryan Hedstrom, and Greg Pierson won the best brief award and finished second in the Region V round of the New York City Bar’s 66th Annual Moot Court Competition on Nov. 21 in Atlanta, Georgia. (L-R): Back row: Professor Louis Virelli and Associate Dean Michael Allen (the teams’ coaches); second row: Ryan Hedstrom and Greg Pierson; front… » Read more

Campaign Finance South of the Border: Professor Torres-Spelliscy invited to address Mexican Electoral Tribunal

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy addressed the Mexican Electoral Tribunal in Mexico City on Oct. 16-17,  at the invitation of the University of Texas at Austin and the Mexican government. Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was invited to speak at the Mexican Electoral Tribunal. She spoke about the unraveling of Watergate era money in politics reforms and the enforcement of campaign finance laws in New York City, New York… » Read more

Stetson’s Moot Court wins multiple awards at national competitions

(L-R): Taylor Ryan and Correy Karbiener won the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition. Stetson University College of Law’s Moot Court teams took home multiple awards this past weekend at national competitions. Stetson students Correy Karbiener and Taylor Ryan won the sixth annual National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. It is the fourth time Stetson has won the competition. Two teams of… » Read more

Stetson’s trial team wins FJA mock trial competition

Stetson University College of Law students Brandon Breslow, Colby Connell, Kaitlyn Dugas and Tamara Williams won the Florida Justice Association Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend. Breslow, Connell, Alexa Kline and Courtney Olivier were recognized as outstanding advocates in their preliminary round trials, and Connell was named overall outstanding advocate of the competition. “Our success at this… » Read more

Are you ready for your career? Stetson’s BLSA hosts Survival of the Fittest

Stetson’s Black Law Students Association hosted its popular annual Survival of the Fittest program on Nov. 7 to help law students prepare for their legal careers. Stetson’s BLSA presented Survival of the Fittest on Nov. 7. The program featured a panel on Balancing Life and the Law and Maintaining Your Personal Style, as well as breakout sessions on Building Your E-Brand, Making the Most of… » Read more

Stetson again named military friendly school

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, has again been designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media. Stetson launched its Veterans Law Institute in 2012. “At Stetson, we are dedicated to making sure that those who served receive the benefits and respect they deserve,” said Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox, director of the Veterans Advocacy Clinic at Stetson.  “We also take pride in the large… » Read more

Stetson’s Elder Law Inn honored at Supreme Court

The Thomas E. Penick, Jr. Elder Law American Inn of Court at Stetson Law was honored at the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 24 during the American Inns of Court Celebration of Excellence. (L-R): Professor Roberta Flowers and Rebecca Morgan at the Supreme Court in October. Professors Roberta Flowers and Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law Rebecca Morgan, co directors of Stetson’s Center for… » Read more

Florida Bar President Visits Stetson Law

Pictured (L-R): Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division President Gordon Glover, Dean Pietruszkiewicz, Florida Bar President Ramon Abadin, and Florida Bar President-Elect William Schifino Jr. Florida Bar President Ramón A. Abadin visited with students, faculty and staff at Stetson University College of Law on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Abadin is a partner in the Miami office of Sedgwick LLP, where he focuses on complex commercial, insurance and… » Read more

FEC Chair Discusses Campaign Financing with Students

Ann Ravel, chair of the Federal Election Commission (pictured center) with student organization leaders (l-r): Allison Dhand, Elizabeth Britzke, Jessica Maugeri, and Kristina Hartman. The 2016 presidential campaign is expected by many political insiders to generate a record $10 billion in spending. Congress created the Federal Election Commission after “Watergate” to regulate campaign financing. On Nov, 3, Ann Ravel, chair of the FEC, spoke to… » Read more