Panel explores surge in HIV cases in Florida, law and policy response

Naomi L.P. Ardjomand-Kermani of WellFlorida Council Inc., St. Petersburg City Council member Steve Kornell, and Kristen Whitesell of Metro Wellness and Community Centers presented at Stetson law school on March 31 on the need for a law and policy response to rising cases of HIV infection in Florida. (L-R): Bruemmer, Whitesell, Ardjomand-Kermani and Kornell. Stetson’s Lambda Legal Society, Black Law Students Association, Health Care Law… » Read more


Floridians are stewards for endangered sea turtles, scientist tells Stetson law campus

“Florida is a very special place for sea turtles and Floridians play an important role as stewards,” Dr. Anne Meylan, senior research scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, told students, faculty, and members of the public gathered on March 1 on Stetson law school’s Gulfport campus to hear her talk. Dr. Meylan presented “Florida’s Global Importance as a Nesting Site for Sea… » Read more


Florida’s wild places: photojournalist Carlton Ward Jr. delivers Stetson’s biodiversity lecture

Carlton Ward Jr. delivered the Sept. 3 biodiversity lecture. Photo by SeanCarlo Lopez. “What I really want to share with the students here today is that Florida is still a wild place, and we have a chance to keep it that way,” Carlton Ward Jr. told an audience gathered to hear him speak on Thursday afternoon on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Ward addressed students, faculty, staff… » Read more


Christie Letarte: Serving the public interest through education and the law

by Alexandria Nicodemi, 2L Spring 2013 alumna Christie Letarte is a staff attorney for the Florida Senate Committee on Education. Her career combines her passion for education and the law. “I knew in some capacity that I wanted to be in public interest,” said Christie. “My undergraduate school [College of the Holy Cross] had a mission statement that was about being men and women for… » Read more


ACLU of Florida and Stetson Law examine solutions to school-to-prison pipeline on Feb. 2 at Stetson Law

The Juvenile Justice Initiative and Black Law Students Association at Stetson University College of Law and the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on Feb. 2 at Stetson Law in Gulfport to address effectively shutting down the school-to-prison pipeline. WHAT: A panel of experts will discuss strategies for reducing Florida’s dropout rate and the number of young people in the… » Read more


News Herald April 2011 Adjunct Professor Carl Nelson

Adjunct Professor Carl Nelson is quoted in the News Herald, News Journal and others regarding Fla. Governor Rick Scott's decision for the state not to join the Transocean suit.


Bay News 9 April 2011 Adjunct Professor Art Rios

Adjunct Professor Art Rios spoke with Bay News 9 for a live afternoon news spot on Florida's immigration law.


Florida’s Vanishing Wetlands

Author Craig Pittman presented the Summer 2009 Biodiversity Lecture on June 22.