Stetson Law Review - Recent Issues

The Stetson Law Review is Stetson's premier academic journal, published three times each year. Each issue is presented in a symposium format to address contemporary legal topics. The Stetson Law Review editors and associates fully participate in the publishing process by soliciting, editing, and writing articles. Also see Current Issue or Back Issues.

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Recent Issues

Volume 40:3: Chief Justice Roberts' Influence on the Supreme Court
Spring 2011

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Introduction Louis J. Virelli, III 661  
The Roberts Court and How to Say What the Law Is Michael P. Allen 671  
Is the Roberts Court Really a Court? Eric J. Segall 701  
Leading the Court: Studies in Influence as Chief Justice Joel K. Goldstein 717  
Chief Justice Roberts (A Preliminary Assessment) Arnold H. Loewy 763  
Children's Development Vulnerability and the Roberts Court's Child-Protective Jurisprudence: An Emerging Trend? Deana Pollard Sacks 777  
Preemption of Tort Lawsuits: The Regulatory Paradigm in the Roberts Court Christina E. Wells, William E. Marcantel & Dave Winters 793  
Citizens United, Stevens, and Humanitarian Law Project: First Amendment Rules and Standards in Three Acts William D. Araizia 821  
The Roberts Court and Campaign Finance: “Umpire” or “Pro-Business Activism?” Russell L. Weaver 839  
William Reece Smith, Jr. Distinguished Lecture: “Justice for All” Helaine M. Barnett 861  
Category Shopping: Cracking the Student Speech Categories Christopher Cavaliere 877  

Volume 40 - Issue 2
Winter 2011

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
It's Raining Cats and Dogs . . . Government Lawyers Take Note: Differential Licensing Laws Generate Revenues, Reduce Costs, Protect Citizens, and Save Lives Phyllis Coleman, Heather Veleanu & Sandra K. Wolkov 393  
Legal Shelter: A Case for Homelessness As a Protected Status under Hate Crime Law and Enhanced Equal Protection Scrutiny Sarah Finnane Hanafin 435  
The "As Applied" Requirement of the Bert J. Harris, Jr., Private Property Rights Protection Act: Judicial Abrogation of a Legislative Mandate? Frederick T. Reeves, George T. Reeves, George Zadorozny 475  
Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection: Much Ado about Nothing? Donna R. Christie 495  
Recent Developments Index   509  
Recent Developments Case List   515  
Condemnation and Eminent Domain   517  
Constitutional Law   525  
Election and Voting Rights   531  
Environment   543  
Finance and Taxation   547  
Government Contracting   563  
Land Use Planning and Zoning   567  
Municipal Authority   593  
Ordinances and Regulations   601  
Practice and Procedure   609  
Public Education   617  
Public Employment   619  
Public Records and Meetings   639  
Tort Liability and Governmental Immunity   656  


Volume 40 - Issue 1
Teaching Elder Law, Fall 2010

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Rebecca C. Morgan 1  
Richard L. Kaplan 15  
Linda S. Whitton 73  
Kim Dayton 97  
Rebecca K. Flowers 133  
Kate Mewhinney 151  
Katherine C. Pearson 237  
James H. Pietsch 263  
Craig C. Reeves 301  
Charles P. Sabatino 333  
Vanessa Van Cleaf 341  

Volume 39 - Issue 3
Transformational Law, Spring 2010

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Joseph F. Morrissey 625  

Monica Teixeira de Sousa 629  
Jessica Knouse 715  
Nicole Buonocore Porter 777  
Thaddeus Hoffmeister 861  
Katherine Francys Lambrose 925  

Volume 39 - Issue 2
Local Government, Winter 2010

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Save the Homosassa River Alliance v. Citrus County: An Expansion of Standing under Florida Statute 163.3215 Michele L. Lieberman 351  
Classifying Juveniles "Among the Worst Offenders": Utilizing Roper v. Simmons to Challenge Registration and Notification Requirements for Adolescent Sex Offenders Jessica E. Brown 369  
Sending the Wrong Message: Technology, Sunshine Law, and the Public Record in Florida Cheryl Cooper 411  
Recent Developments Index   451  
Recent Developments Caselist   455  
Bail Bonds   459  
Condemnation & Eminent Domain   467  
Constitutional Law   475  
Elections & Voting Rights   483  
Finance & Taxation   487  
Government Contracting   499  
Judges   503  
Land Use Planning & Zoning   507  
Municipal Authority   535  
Municipalities   553  
Ordinances & Regulations   557  
Police   561  
Practice & Procedure   571  
Public Education   585  
Public Employment   591  
Public Records   607  
Tort Liability & Governmental Immunity   615  


Volume 39 - Issue 1
Law, Literature, and Film, Fall 2009

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Introduction Robert Batey 1  
Demokratia and Antigone: Before and After Sappho Ruthann Robson 4  
Anton Chekhov's Home and A Visit to Friends: The Dichotomy between the Personal and the Professional, or the Lawyer Subjectified and Objectified James D. Redwood 47  
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert and the Illogic of the Law Michael L. Richmond 85  
Solstorm: Developing a Semantic/Syntactic Approach to Law Films Steve Greenfield 119  
Greenfield Appendix   149  
Troubled Waters: Mid-Twentieth Century American Society on "Trial" in the Films of John Waters Taunya Lovell Banks 153  
Visits to a Small Planet: Rights Talk in Some Science Fiction Film and Television Series from the 1950s to the 1990s Christine A. Corcos 183  
"Just Trying to Be Human in This Place": Storytelling and Film in the First-Year Law School Classroom Kate Nace Day and Russell G. Murphy 247  
Seagrass Mitigation Banks and the Governor's Veto Stephanie A. Broad 285  
Redefining Parenthood: Removing Nostalgia from Third-Party Child Custody and Visitation Decisions in Florida Sarah E. Kay 317  


Volume 38 - Issue 3
Local Government, Spring 2009

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Hometown Democracy--The St. Pete Beach Experience Michael S. Davis & Nicole C. Armstrong 491  
Special Magistrates in Code Enforcement Proceedings: Local Government Agents or Arbiters of Fairness and Justice? Harry M. Hipler 519  
Calming the Storm: Public Access to Florida's Beaches in the Wake of Hurricane-Related Sand Loss Forrest J. Bass 541  
Bass Appendix Forrest J. Bass 573  
Bending the Bow of Equity: Three Ways Florida Can Improve Its Equitable Adoption Policy Lindsay Ayn Warner 577  
Recent Developments Index   619  
Recent Developments Caselist   623  
Communications Privacy   627  
Condemnation & Eminent Domain   631  
Constitutional Law   651  
Elections & Voting Rights   669  
Eminent Domain   683  
Environment   687  
Finance & Taxation   689  
Government Contracting   719  
Government Officials   723  
Land Use Planning & Zoning   725  
Municipalities   743  
Ordinances & Regulations   747  
Police   753  
Practice & Procedure   763  
Public Education   767  
Public Employment   773  
Public Records & Meetings   787  

Volume 38 - Issue 2
Biodiversity Protection and Mitigation, Winter 2009

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
Biodiversity Protection and Mitigation Jessica Fox 205  
Compensating for Wetland Losses under the Clean Water Act (Redux): Evaluating the Federal Compensatory Mitigation Regulation Royal C. Gardner, Joy Zedler, Ann Redmond, R. Eugene Turner, Carol A. Johnston, Victoria R. Alvarez, Charles A. Simenstad, Karen L. Prestegaard, William J. Mitsch 213  
Implementing the New Ecosystem Services Mandate of the Section 404 Compensatory Mitigation Program - A Catalyst for Advancing Science and Policy J.B. Ruhl, James Salzman, Iris Goodman 251  
Do the Mitigation Regulations Satisfy the Law? Wait and See. Margaret "Peggy" Strand 273  
New Mitigation Rule Promises More of the Same: Why the New Corps and EPA Mitigation Rule Will Fail to Protect Our Aquatic Resources Adequately James Murphy, Jan Goldman-Carter, Julie Sibbing 311  
Perpetual Stewardship Considerations for Compensatory Mitigation and Mitigation Banks Sherry Teresa 337  
Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in NSW, Australia Louisa Mamouney, Jennifer Stace, Caroline Heathcote 357  
Creating Space by Giving Space: A Management Plan for Integration of Economic Development and Protection of the Natterjack Toad in a Dutch Polder Reinier de Nooij, Rob Lenders, Rob Leuven, Annemarieke Spitzen, Ronald Zollinger 381  
Nooij Appendix Reinier de Nooij, Rob Lenders, Rob Leuven, Annemarieke Spitzen, Ronald Zollinger 405  
Allowing for Cultural Discussion of Queerness and Pansexuality: Sex/Gender/Sexual Belief Systems, the Religion Clauses, and the Ideal of Pluralism Gretchen Adel Myers 409  
The Economics of Exclusionary Zoning and Affordable Housing Benjamin Harney 459  


Volume 38 - Issue 1
Trial Advocacy, Fall 2008

Title (click to download PDF) Author(s) Page  
From Voyeur to Lawyer: Vicarious Learning and the Transformational Advocacy Critique Christopher W. Behan 1  
No Second Chances: Best Practices for Expert Practice Sandra F. Gavin 41  
Gavin Appendix Sandra F. Gavin 65  
Stepping Up to the Podium with Confidence: A Primer for Law Students on Preparing and Delivering an Appellate Oral Argument James D. Dimitri 75  
Advocacy Makes a Difference Janet Reno 107  
The History of the Teaching of Trial Advocacy Terence F. MacCarthy 115  
Childhood Obesity and State Intervention: A Call to Order! Coyla J. O'Connor 131  
Fueling the Heated Debate over Global Warming: Why Florida Should Follow California's Lead in Enacting a Mandatory Cap-and-Trade Program for Greenhouse Gases Christopher D. Johnsen 163