Stetson’s Elder Law Inn honored at Supreme Court

The Thomas E. Penick, Jr. Elder Law American Inn of Court at Stetson Law was honored at the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 24 during the American Inns of Court Celebration of Excellence. (L-R): Professor Roberta Flowers and Rebecca Morgan at the Supreme Court in October. Professors Roberta Flowers and Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law Rebecca Morgan, co directors of Stetson’s Center for… » Read more


Robert Levy talks on recent Supreme Court opinions

Robert Levy Ph.D., chair of the Cato Institute’s board of directors, spoke to Stetson Law students on Oct. 28 about recent Supreme Court opinions and his new book, co-authored with William Mellor, The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom. A constitutional scholar and former CEO, Levy has written several articles on investments, law, and public policy for publications… » Read more


Bruce Jacob presented with traditional Supreme Court white quill

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob was presented with a traditional Supreme Court white quill at the  Bruce R. Jacob Criminal Appellate American Inn of Court meeting on April 22 in Tampa. Florida assistant attorneys general Robert Krauss and Diana Bock presented the quill to Jacob to commemorate his work in arguing cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Bruce Jacob received a Supreme… » Read more


The Road after Gideon: Stetson’s Bruce Jacob fights for the rights of the indigent

As a young lawyer in his 20s working for the Florida attorney general in Tallahassee 50 years ago, a Stetson University College of Law graduate named Bruce Jacob was assigned to represent the respondent in a Supreme Court case that made history. Bruce Jacob, professor and dean emeritus at Stetson. The Court’s landmark decision on March 18, 1963, regarding the right to a fair trial… » Read more


Bradenton Herald – Dec. 18, 2012 – Dean Emeritus and Professor Bruce Jacob

Dean Emeritus and Professor Bruce Jacob is quoted in the Bradenton Herald story, “Manatee loud music lovers applaud Supreme Court decision.”… » Read more


Professor Bruce Jacob discusses presenting historic Gideon v. Wainwright case

The June 2012 Special Commemorative Edition of Champion magazine includes an interview with and article by Stetson Law professor Bruce Jacob, who presented the historic Gideon v. Wainwright case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read the article, “Remembering Gideon’s Lawyers,” by Bruce R. Jacob. The text of the interview with Jacob follows, with special permission from the NACDL. A Conversation With Bruce R. Jacob W… » Read more


Ledger – July 29, 2012 – Professor Roberta Flowers

Professor Roberta Flowers is quoted in the Ledger article, “Teen Killers Now Have a Chance to get Sentences Reduced.”… » Read more


SCOTUSblog – July 6, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy’s commentary in Guernica on the Affordable Care Act has been picked up by the SCOTUSblog Friday Round-Up.… » Read more


Guernica – July 4, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy analyzes the Supreme Court’s decision regarding healthcare in an opinion piece for Guernica.… » Read more


Florida Today and Daily Record – July 2, 2012 – Professor Catherine Cameron

Professor Catherine Cameron did an interview with Florida Today on July 2 about the Supreme Court ruling regarding Stolen Valor that says that lying about having military honors is an exercise of free speech. The story also ran in the Daily Record.… » Read more