Students prepare for the election, get ready to vote

Story by third-year student Valeria Obi Students at Stetson Law have been preparing for the upcoming presidential election on Nov. 6. The Stetson Law Republicans and Stetson Law Democrats student organizations put political differences aside to co-sponsor a “Registering the Vote” event for students on Sept. 19. The event provided students with an overview of why voting matters as well as information on how to… » Read more

Pro Publica – Aug. 23, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the Pro Publica article, “Flood of Secret Campaign Cash: It’s Not All Citizens United.”… » Read more

USA Today – July 18, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy’s opinion article, “Protect democracy from corporate cash tsunami,” is in the USA Today Forum.… » Read more

Stetson Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy joins amicus brief to address Citizens United

Assistant Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy On May 18, nine constitutional law scholars, including Assistant Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy of Stetson University College of Law, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to revisit Citizens United. The brief was written by the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law. The brief urges the Court to grant certiorari in American Tradition… » Read more

Tampa Bay Times – April 4, 2012 – Professor Louis Virelli

Professor Louis Virelli spoke about the First Amendment at a Know Your Rights forum at the Tampa Law Center, was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times.… » Read more

CTN – March 26, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy testified in March. Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy appeared on CTN Connecticut Network on March 26, 2012, discussing the impact of Citizens United on elections. She addressed Connecticut legislators on campaign finance issues.… » Read more