First African-American Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court chief justice to address Stetson Law commencement
Retired Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland. Roderick L. Ireland, the first African-American chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, will deliver Stetson law school’s commencement address at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, on Stetson’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. A total of 273 Stetson law school students will celebrate commencement, among them, 70 part-time J.D. students, seven J.D./M.B.A.… » Read more
Ronald Klain speaks at Stetson’s commencement in May. Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ronald A. Klain will address Stetson University College of Law commencement on May 16 in Gulfport, Florida. Stetson’s commencement takes place at 8:30 a.m. in the courtyard on the law school’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Klain was appointed Ebola response coordinator last year by President Barack Obama. He served… » Read more
Students celebrated December graduation in the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law students celebrated their completion of law school on Dec. 18 on the Gulfport campus. A total of 77 degree candidates, including 35 full-time and 30 part-time J.D. students, attended the celebration. The full-time J.D. class included a J.D./M.B.A. and a J.D./Grado student. Two LL.M. in Advocacy, eight LL.M.… » Read more
Adam Liptak Adam Liptak, lawyer, author and New York Times Supreme Court correspondent, addressed 260 graduates of Stetson University College of Law on May 17 in Gulfport, Fla. Stetson’s morning commencement took place in the courtyard on the law school’s Gulfport campus. In his talk, Liptak focused on transitioning from legal counsel for The New York Times to his role as a popular columnist and… » Read more
Florida’s first female attorney general, Pam Bondi, presented the commencement speech at Stetson University College of Law at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. Commencement took place in the courtyard on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. See more of the commencement experience. Stetson University President Wendy B. Libby (left) greets Pam Bondi, Florida’s first female attorney general. Bondi spoke to Stetson Law graduates at Spring Commencement on… » Read more
Yale Professor Jules Coleman and retired Delaware Supreme Court Justice Andrew G.T. Moore II will address Stetson Law’s graduating class.
Journalist and civil rights advocate John Seigenthaler Sr. addressed Stetson University College of Law’s commencement ceremony on Dec. 18. Freedom Rider Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. was also honored at the ceremony, which took place at the Pasadena Community Church.
Legal writing scholar Bryan A. Garner will address 284 Stetson University College of Law graduates at commencement on May 15 in Gulfport.
Civil Rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak to Stetson Law graduates on May 16.
Stetson University College of Law is moving graduation ceremonies from the Gulfport campus to the Pasadena Community Church, 227 70th St. S., St. Petersburg due to smoke and outdoor visibility. The commencement ceremony will begin Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m.