Lead by example: Judge Pamela Campbell advises students

“Lead by example, with professionalism, civility and integrity,” Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Pamela A.M. Campbell J.D. ’89 told a crowd of law students gathered at Stetson’s Leadership Luncheon on the Gulfport campus on Nov. 18. She spoke with students about the leadership pillar of communication. Judge Pamela Campbell addresses students at Stetson’s Leadership Luncheon on Nov. 18. Photo by 2L Kevin James. Judge Campbell was… » Read more

Q&A: Meet Student Veterans at Stetson Law

Stetson University College of Law has more than 50 student veterans enrolled. We are honored that they have made our campus home. Read below to learn about a few of them and use the links to learn more. Andrew J. Schillace Service Branch: Marine Corps Military Rank: Captain Stationed In: Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Quantico, Virginia; Monrovia, Liberia; Tel Aviv, Israel;… » 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 hosts “Lawyers Without Rights” international history exhibit on impact of Nazi regime on Jewish lawyers

Stetson University College of Law is hosting the international historical exhibit “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich” on the third floor of Stetson’s Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library on the Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. The traveling exhibit has been shown in close to 100 cities in Germany, the U.S. and around the world. Professor Ann Piccard addressed… » Read more

27 Years: From wrongful incarceration to exoneration

Norris Henderson spent 27 years behind bars at one of the country’s most violent prisons in the country, the notorious Louisiana State Prison at Angola, which sits on the site of a former slave plantation. Norris Henderson, exonerated after more than 27 years in prison, spoke with Stetson Law students Oct. 28. Photo by Karun Rivero. In 1977, Henderson was wrongly accused and convicted of… » Read more

Student drive collects more than a thousand books for area youth

The first Stetson Law Review book drive, the week of Oct. 19 in Gulfport, collected more than one thousand books to donate to local children and teens. Leda Franklin considers the best books to take home for herself and friends. Photo by Marissa Marchena. “Law Review decided to participate in a book drive this year because we wanted to encourage the love of reading in… » Read more

Racial disparity? Panel presents on race and the law

(L-R): Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law Judith Scully, Jamie Klapholz, Laila Abdelaziz and Thania Clevenger. Photo by SeanCarlo Lopez. On Oct. 14, a panel at Stetson Law presented on racial disparity and the law.  In April, a Tampa Bay Times story that received public outrage and national attention revealed that Tampa, Florida, police were disproportionately issuing tickets to people riding bicycles in… » Read more

Stetson celebrates Pride scholarships

On the evening of Oct. 23, the Stetson Law community gathered on the Gulfport campus to celebrate the Pride scholarship recipients at a reception in the Mann Lounge. (L-R): Michele Hintson JD ’02 with Professor Jason Palmer at the Pride Scholarship celebration. Faculty at Stetson joined the Pride Scholarship committee to support law students who participate in extracurricular activities and services related to LGBTQIA issues.… » Read more

Aspiring advocates: Stetson’s PAD Opening Statement Competition names new champions

(L-R): Third place winner Ethan Dunn, first place winner Ayodale Tan, and second place winner Eric Ross. Photo by Alexis Petrosino. Stetson University College of Law’s Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Opening Statement Competition named new winners on Oct. 23 in Gulfport. The winners were announced Friday evening in the Eleazer Courtroom. First place was awarded to Ayodale Tan, second place to Eric Ross, and… » Read more

Why should biological diversity matter? The Bat Man of Mexico has some ideas

Dr. Rodrigo A. Medellín, a senior professor of ecology at the National University of Mexico known as the “Bat Man of Mexico,” spoke Thursday afternoon, Oct. 22, on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. His presentation on “How to Do Conservation Science, Implement It, and Not Die Trying” was part of Stetson’s public Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture series. Dr. Medellín is the past president of the… » Read more