Leadership luncheon explores legal problem solving with Dr. Susan Demers

Dr. Susan Demers spoke at Stetson. Photo by Merve Ozcan. By Rachel Wise The Student Leadership Development Committee hosted its first luncheon of the semester on Feb. 21 with Dr. Susan Demers, the dean of Public Policy and Legal Studies at St. Petersburg College. SLDC hosts three events each semester where students earn credit towards their leadership certificates while engaging with esteemed speakers from all… » Read more


WTSP – Feb. 22, 2018 – Professor Louis Virelli

Professor Louis Virelli spoke with WTSP for the story, “Here’s why you don’t have a right to free speech on social media.”… » Read more


Ramsar Convention Newsletter – Feb. 21, 2018 – Professor Royal Gardner

Professor Royal Gardner is quoted in the Ramsar Convention Newsletter.… » Read more


Stetson celebrates scholarship recipients

(L-R): Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz and student Alexis Deveaux. Stetson University College of Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz welcomed scholarship recipients to a special Spring Scholarship Banquet celebration on Saturday, Feb. 17, on the Gulfport campus. More than 100 students celebrated receiving more than 50 scholarships at Stetson Law. Prineet Sharma J.D. ’98 and Shamila Sharma J.D. ’96 with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Student scholarship recipient Alexis Deveaux… » Read more


Stetson’s Dispute Resolution team wins Vis pre-moot competition, heads to international competition

(L-R): Professor Joseph Morrissey, Martin Musichi, Jade Turner, Matthew Ceriale, Taofikat Ninalowo, Ahmed Mohamed and Associate Dean Stephanie Vaughan. Stetson University College of Law’s Dispute Resolution team of Matthew Ceriale, Ahmed Mohamed, Martin Musichi and Jade Turner won the Florida Bar International Law Section Richard DeWitt Memorial Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot in Miami on Feb. 17. Ceriale was recognized as Best Oralist in the… » Read more


Cumberland School of Law wins final round in ABA regional mediation competition at Stetson

Ranse Hare and Ryan Hawks from Cumberland School of Law won the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Representation in Mediation Competition at Stetson. Cumberland School of Law won the final round of the regional American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s Representation in Mediation Competition at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, on Feb. 16-17. Eight teams representing law schools from the Southeast… » Read more


Students organize “Restoring Respect to Politics” event

Students gathered in the Great Hall for “Restoring Respect to Politics” on Feb. 13. Photo by Merve Ozcan. By Bianca Lopez The American Constitution Society, Federalist Society and Stetson Democrats organized “Restoring Respect to Politics” on Feb. 13 in the Great Hall on the Gulfport campus. The event, now in its third year and recently made biannual, encourages law students to discuss controversial matters ranging… » Read more


Tampa Bay Times – Feb. 14, 2018 – Professor Charles Rose

Professor Charles Rose is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article, “Florida sheriff: Jeff Sessions’ Anglo-American comments divisive.”… » Read more


Stetson hosts Love and Deceit: The Truth About Human Trafficking

(L-R): Professor Luz Nagle, Jacquelyne Bradford, Telisia Espinosa, Jenay Iurato and Brent Woody. Photo by Merve Ozcan. On Feb. 14, Stetson University College of Law hosted a noontime program for students on “Love and Deceit: The Truth About Human Trafficking.” A panel of experts joined Professor of Law Luz Nagle in a discussion about human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world. The panel… » Read more


Highlands News-Sun – Feb. 14, 2018 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the Highlands News-Sun article, “Florida’s broken sentencing system.”… » Read more