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Daylong symposium at Stetson Law tackles political corruption

More than 80 people attended a daylong symposium on Feb. 28 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla., on the topic of political corruption. Taking Stock of Citizens United: How the Law Has (and Has Not) Changed Four Years Later, drew leading national journalists, legal scholars and public interest advocates to the Stetson law school campus for a series of discussions on the… » Read more

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St. Petersburg mayor, representatives visit Stetson Law students

Stetson Law Republicans Vice President J. Tyler Payne moderated the organization’s annual State and Local Politicians Panel on Oct. 22 in the Great Hall at Stetson Law in Gulfport with St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster, Representative James Grant (JD ’09), and Representative Kathleen Peters.
The student organization brought a panel of experts to campus to talk about a variety of issues impacting the community.
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Argentinean diplomat speaks with students about “Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy”

Deputy Consul General of Argentina Gustavo Martínez Pandiani spoke with Stetson Law students on Sept. 4 about “Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy.”
Martínez Pandiani explained his view that the rule of law and democratic participation provide the foundation of global citizenship. He explored how international diplomacy has evolved from the traditional secret diplomacy of the 18th century, to the public diplomacy of the 20th century,… » Read more

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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

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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

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Guardian UK – Feb. 16, 2012 – Dr. Tim Kaye, Professor Luz Nagle

Dr. Tim Kaye and Professor Luz Nagle join human rights lawyers as signatories of a letter to the Guardian UK protesting the banning of a judge in Spain.… » Read more

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Audio File: Politics and Religion

J. Brent Walker, a 1976 Stetson graduate and executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee, discussed the issue of religion and politics in this year’s presidential election. 

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