Corporate Citizen? Election law expert Ciara Torres-Spelliscy writes new book on the rise and resistance of corporate power

“Corporate citizens are strange bedfellows to have in a democracy,” Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy writes in the June 14 American Constitution Society Blog. Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. Professor Torres-Spelliscy, author of the new book, Corporate Citizen? An Argument for the Separation of Corporation and State, asserts that throughout U.S. history, corporations have sought to expand their constitutional rights, and American courts have obliged. Torres-Spelliscy posits that corporations… » Read more

Judges lecture at Constitution Day celebration in Gulfport, Tampa

Judge James Whittemore J.D. ’77, a member of Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame, provided the keynote lecture at Stetson’s Gulfport campus and Judge James S. Moody provided the keynote at the Tampa Law Center during a celebration of the U.S. Constitution at Stetson Law on Sept. 17. Judge James Whittemore spoke at Stetson Law in Gulfport. More than 200 local high school students attended this… » Read more

More than 100 high school students celebrate Constitution Day at Stetson

A crowd of 120 Tampa Bay area high school students gathered in the Great Hall on Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus on Sept. 17 to learn about Constitution Day during a special James Otis Lecture Series presentation. High school and middle school students in Tampa also attended via webcast. High school students gather for Constitution Day at Stetson Law. The presentation, coordinated by… » Read more

Students learn from history-makers of the Civil Rights Movement

For the past eight years, Stetson University College of Law students participating in Professor Robert Bickel’s Constitutional Law and the Civil Rights Movement course have had an opportunity to visit the historic sites and history-makers who shaped the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Professor Robert Bickel and class met this summer at the site of the new Civil Rights brick pathway on Stetson’s… » Read more

Civil rights activists visit Stetson Law

Civil rights activists Ernest “Rip” Patton and David and Winonah Myers visited Stetson University College of Law on Feb. 22 as part of a special educational event organized by the local chapter of Jack and Jill of America for mothers and children in the Tampa Bay area. Stetson Professor of Law Cynthia DeBose introduced the program, and Professor of Law Robert Bickel helped coordinate the… » Read more

Professor spearheads celebration of the contributions of civil rights scholar Robert D. Bickel

On Feb. 19, alumni, faculty, staff and friends gathered in the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus to celebrate the scholarly contributions of Stetson law professor and civil rights scholar Robert D. Bickel. Bickel’s former students Wil H. Florin JD ’80 and Thomas D. Roebig Jr. JD ’86, who regularly fund Stetson’s travel course on Constitutional Law and the Civil Rights Movement, sponsored the dinner… » Read more

Tampa Bay area high school students celebrate Constitution Day at Stetson Law

Nearly 100 Tampa Bay area high school students celebrated U.S. Constitution Day at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on Sept. 20. Stetson Law and the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates sponsored the James Otis Lecture Series educational program. Martin Dyckman, author and retired associate editor of the St. Petersburg Times, and Stetson constitutional law professor Louis Virelli, provided… » Read more

Guernica – July 4, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy analyzes the Supreme Court’s decision regarding healthcare in an opinion piece for Guernica.… » Read more

Star Banner- June 28, 2012 – Professor Michael Allen

Professor Michael Allen did an interview about the U.S Supreme Court decision regarding healthcare with the Star-Banner.… » Read more

Tampa Bay’s 10 – June 28, 2012 – Professor Michael Allen

Law Professor Michael Allen spoke  with Tampa Bay’s 10 on June 28 about the U.S. Supreme Court stance on immigration law.… » Read more