International animal law expert Sabine Brels lectures at Stetson on legal status and treatment of animals

French lawyer and international animal law expert Sabine Brels visited professors Paul Boudreaux and Royal Gardner’s seminar class on natural resources law on Sept. 26 to share her expertise in the field with students. International animal law expert Sabine Brels visited Stetson Law. “The legal status of animals is very controversial,” Brels told the class. Brels spoke about the various approaches of animal protection in… » Read more


Securing water resources the focus of Stetson’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture

Nick Davidson, Deputy Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, presented “Natural Solutions for our Water Security” on March 21 at Stetson Law in Gulfport. The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, called the Ramsar Convention, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. Nick Davidson spoke… » Read more


Stetson Law students and their professor write amicus brief with NWF for U.S. Supreme Court case

Two Stetson University College of Law students and their environmental law professor worked with the National Wildlife Federation to prepare an amicus brief in a wetlands case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in January. » Read the amicus brief (L-R): Professor Royal Gardner, Bill Mitch, Jan Goldman-Carter and student Marc Shumaker traveled to the Supreme Court on Jan. 15 to hear oral arguments… » Read more


Saving hundreds of acres in the Western Everglades was the topic of Oct. 30 biodiversity lecture

Conserving wetlands and endangered wood stork habitat in the Western Everglades was the topic of Stetson University College of Law’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on Oct. 30. The lecture by Jan Goldman-Carter, National Wildlife Federation wetlands and water resources counsel, was the last in the series this semester at Stetson Law in Gulfport. Jan Goldman-Carter discussed a conservation effort to save critical wood… » Read more


Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series presented “Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition” on Oct. 9

On Oct. 9 at 12 p.m., Stetson Law’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series presented a discussion with Carlton Ward Jr. about the discovery and implications of the Florida Wildlife Corridor. Ward Jr. is a conservation photographer and founder of the Legacy Institute for Nature and Culture. Carlton Ward Jr. & Joe Guthrie, Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition. Photo courtesy Carlton Ward Jr., CarltonWard.com Ward… » Read more


11th International Wildlife Law Conference March 26-27

Register now to join a two-day International Wildlife Law Conference at Stetson University College of Law discussing the future of biofuel production, ecotourism, fisheries and species protection with an international panel of experts from eight countries.


Register for the Ninth International Wildlife Law Conference at Stetson Jan. 26-27

WHAT: The Ninth International Wildlife Law Conference

WHERE:
The Great Hall and Classroom A, Stetson University College of Law,
1401 61st St. S., Gulfport

WHEN:
Jan. 26-27

WHO: Speakers from six different countries include:

  • Janet Reno, former U.S. attorney general