Stetson’s Innocence Initiative hosted journalist Keith Long presenting on the role of juries in the digital and televised trial era. Long, who wrote What if the Casey Anthony jury hadn’t been sequestered?, discussed the O.J. Simpson and Casey Anthony jury acquittals. Keith Long spoke at Stetson on Nov. 3. Photo by Alan Brock. He described how his interest in the Casey Anthony case began when… » Read more
Trial advocacy expert, longtime trial advocacy fellow and visiting law professor Lee A. Coppock presents a three-hour continuing legal education program for trial lawyers at Stetson University College of Law’s Tampa Law Center in October. Professor Lee Coppock. Professor Coppock will present persuading a jury to want to do right by the client, as well as preparing questions on the verdict form for both plaintiff… » Read more
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
Stetson University College of Law is partnering with the Law Society of Ireland to offer a continuing legal education program (CLE) for U.S. lawyers and legal practitioners July 13-15 in Ireland. The two-and-a-half-day, 14-credit CLE, “Technology in Litigation in the Silicon Valley of Europe,” is being offered in the destination city of Dublin, Ireland, an international hub for business, law and technology. Topics cover the… » Read more
Stetson University College of Law and the Florida Bar will host a Veterans Law Accreditation Training program at the Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St., on Oct. 27. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The program provides legal practitioners with an overview of veterans law, a field that responds to the unique legal challenges faced by military veterans. Judge Robert N. Davis of the U.S.… » Read more
Stetson University College of Law hosted a continuing legal education program on Oct. 9 on “Ethics and Professionalism: Practicing Within the Letter and the Spirit of the Law.” The St. Petersburg Bar Association co-presented the program with Stetson. (L-R): Visiting Professor Rachel VanLandingham, Professor Charles Rose and Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz at the St. Petersburg Bar seminar on ethics and professionalism. Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz… » Read more
Stetson University College of Law and Continuing Education Inc. are co-sponsoring a “Law School for Physicians” at the Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St., on March 22.