Stetson presents award for lifetime achievement to Mark Caldwell

Stetson University College of Law will present the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy to Mark Caldwell during its Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference on the Gulfport campus, May 21-23. Mark Caldwell. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those who have fundamentally changed the way in which the world approaches the teaching of advocacy. Mark Caldwell is curriculum project manager for the National… » Read more


Stetson presents professionalism award to Spencer Pahlke

Spencer Pahlke. Stetson University College of Law will present the Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award to Spencer Pahlke during its annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference in May. The Edward D. Ohlbaum Award honors an individual whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law. The… » Read more


Stetson launches Master of Jurisprudence for non-lawyers

Stetson University College of Law is launching three Master of Jurisprudence programs designed for non-lawyers in the fall semester of 2018. Stetson will begin offering a one-year Master of Jurisprudence in International and Comparative Business Law, a part time two-year Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Compliance, and a part time two-year Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy. Partial scholarships are available for qualified… » Read more


TIME – Feb. 8, 2018 – Professor Joseph Morrissey

Professor Joseph Morrissey is in the TIME magazine article, “Inside Trump’s Plan to Dramatically Reshape Courts.”… » Read more


Chronicle of Higher Education – Feb. 7, 2018 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Feb. 7 Chronicle of Higher Education article, “Security Costs Loom Larger.”  … » Read more


Stetson hosts Judicial Clerkship Panel for students

(L-R): Joann Grages Burnett (standing) Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Judge Anthony Porcelli, Lauren Pilkington Rich, Darnesha Carter and Aimée Canty. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Stetson University College of Law hosted a Judicial Clerkship Panel on Jan. 30 for students. The panel offered advice for law students on how to prepare for jobs after graduation and featured Aimée Canty, central staff attorney for the 2DCA; Darnesha Carter,… » Read more


Winners of Kaplin and Facilitator Awards announced at Stetson’s National Conference on Higher Education Law and Policy

Higher education leaders were presented with this year’s Kaplin and Facilitator Awards during Stetson University’s 39th National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Feb. 1-3, in Clearwater Beach, Florida. E. Gordon Gee. West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee received the William A. Kaplin Award on Feb. 3. The award, named for Professor William A. Kaplin, recognizes outstanding scholars who have published works addressing the… » Read more


Professor Luz Nagle honored as first tenured Hispanic law professor at Stetson Law by U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Professor of Law Luz Nagle. Professor of Law Luz Nagle is being honored on Feb. 8 as the first tenured Hispanic law professor at Stetson University College of Law by the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida during a special luncheon in Tampa celebrating pioneering firsts. Professor Nagle received tenure in 2004 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport. Professor Nagle is an… » Read more


Professor of Law Dorothea Beane honored as “First” in Tampa Bay for her distinguished career as a trailblazer

Professor Dorothea Beane. On Feb. 8, Professor of Law Dorothea Beane will be honored at a special luncheon in Tampa by the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida as a “First” in Tampa Bay for her distinguished career as a trailblazer. Professor Beane is the first minority professor awarded tenure at Stetson University College of Law and the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award.… » Read more


The Elephant at the UN: Wildlife Trust of India director presents Foreman Biodiversity Lecture

Vivek Menon of the Wildlife Trust of India spoke at Stetson on Feb. 1. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Vivek Menon, the executive director and CEO of Wildlife Trust of India, presented a talk Feb. 1 on “The Elephant at the UN” as the first in the spring semester series of Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lectures at Stetson University College of Law. “Don’t forget the… » Read more