Power comes from our collective effort: Gender equality pioneer Catharine A. MacKinnon tells audience at Stetson Law

Professor Catharine MacKinnon spoke to a packed Great Hall at Stetson Law in Gulfport on Oct. 19. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Author and gender equality pioneer Professor of Law Catharine A. MacKinnon presented the Nichols Foundation Prominent Speakers Lecture on “Butterfly Politics: A Theory of Social Change through Legal Practice” at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on Oct. 19. Through her talk, also… » Read more

Equality Florida CEO speaks March 2 at Stetson Law

Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith spoke at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on March 2. The Stetson Lambda Legal Society sponsored the event. Nadine Smith. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. Smith founded Equality Florida in 1997, and led its work to end discrimination including the ban on gay adoption and gay marriage. She is an award-winning journalist turned organizer who was one of four… » Read more

Students learn about the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

A group of approximately 150 law students learned about the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act during a presentation on Oct. 1 at Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus. Students listen to Professor Emanuel’s presentation on civil rights on Oct. 1 in Gulfport. Photo by Jenna Kelly. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Anne Emanuel, Professor Emerita… » Read more

Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 28, 2014 – Professor James Fox

Professor James Fox wrote the opinion article, “Was the War on Poverty worth it?” for the Jan. 28 Orlando Sentinel and Sun Sentinel.… » 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