Stetson University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered to march in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade, one of the nation’s largest, in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Jan. 16. Stetson’s BLSA students also volunteered for the MLK Dream Big Family Fun Festival in Tropicana Field in downtown St. Petersburg. Approximately a hundred marching bands from across the… » Read more
Attorneys’ Title Fund Professor of Law Darryl C. Wilson has been named associate dean for faculty and strategic initiatives at Stetson University College of Law. Associate Dean for Faculty and Strategic Initiatives Darryl C. Wilson. Associate Dean Wilson is the director of the Intellectual Property Law Internship Program, the American-Caribbean Law Initiative, and co-director of the Institute for Caribbean Law and Policy at Stetson. Wilson … » Read more
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
(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
Professor Darryl C. Wilson, the adviser for the Black Law Students Association at Stetson, hosted a weekend backyard barbeque on Sunday, Aug. 23, at his home to welcome new and returning BLSA students. The annual event, approaching its 15th year, punctuated the end of summer as the rigor of fall classes began for students at Stetson University College of Law. The Black Law Students Association… » Read more
Stetson University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association was honored with the National Most Improved Chapter Award during the 45th annual National Black Law Students Convention in Atlanta, Ga., March 6-10. Out of more than 200 chapters in BLSA, Stetson’s BLSA was the only chapter to receive the coveted award. Stetson’s BLSA Executive Board L-R: Angelica Jones, Keyara Franklin, Brannon Gary, Lakeisha Simms, Valeria… » Read more
Judge Thomas E. Stringer Sr., the first African-American to graduate from Stetson University College of Law, will be honored for his contributions to minority students during a celebration bearing his name, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Stetson’s Great Hall.