Federal Public Defender Donna Lee Elm receives Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Public Service Award from Stetson

Federal Public Defender Donna Lee Elm received the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., Public Service Award during the annual Inns of Court Banquet on Jan. 24 in St. Petersburg. (L-R): Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz with Donna Elm. Adam J. Foss, founder and president of Prosecutor Impact, provided the keynote address. Elm is the Federal Defender for the Middle District of Florida. She has taken two… » Read more


The Weekly Challenger – Jan. 25, 2018 – Professor Judith Scully

Professor Judith Scully is mentioned in the Weekly Challenger article, “Reclaiming Our Youth.”… » Read more


Legal Theory Blog – Jan. 25, 2018 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is cited in the Legal Theory Blog.… » Read more


The Harvard Crimson -Jan. 24, 2018 – Professor Peter Lake

Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Harvard Crimson article, “Experts Disagree on Motivation for DOJ Harvard Probe.”… » Read more


Shondaland – Jan. 24, 2018 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote the article, “Welcome to Florida, Voters (Votantes, Bienvenidos a Florida,” for Shondaland.… » Read more


Students learn the steps from campus to career at daylong professional development conference

Stetson Law students attended a daylong professional development conference on Jan. 19 on the Gulfport campus. The Campus to Career conference for students kicked off with an opening keynote address by Professor of Law Louis Virelli. Professor Virelli described his personal 15-year career path, from bioengineering student in college to law student, lawyer and then law professor. Bemetra Simmons provided the closing keynote address at… » Read more


Students receive scholarships from Post 9/11 Veterans Corp.

(L-R with checks): Mark Pack, Ashaley Boatwright and Chris Starr received Post 9/11 Veterans Bridge Scholarships. Stetson Law students Mark Pack and Ashaley Boatwright were both recently awarded a $500 Bridge Scholarship from the Post 9/11 Veterans Corp. University of South Florida undergraduate student Chris Starr also received a scholarship. Stetson is a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and home to the Veterans Law Institute and… » Read more


New York Daily News – Jan. 19, 2018 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote the New York Daily News article, “An insidious foreign dark money threat.”… » Read more


ElectionLawBlog – Jan. 16, 2018 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the Jan. 16 States News Service article, “Report: Presidency Appears to Have Caused Trump’s Brand to Decline.” Professor Torres-Spelliscy is cited in the ElectionLawBlog, “Boycotting the President’s Brand: Commercial Reactions to Trump 2015-2017,” and “Campaign Finance, Free Speech, and Boycotts.”… » Read more


Elder Law Prof Blog – Jan. 18, 2018 – Professor Rebecca Morgan

Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote the Jan. 18 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Patient Dumping-By the Health Care Provider.” She wrote the Jan. 17 Elder Law Prof Blog, “FINRA FAQ for Elder Financial Exploitation.” Professor Morgan wrote the Jan. 16 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Of Those Boomers: Reaping the Impact of Loud Music.” Professor Morgan wrote the Jan. 15 Elder Law Prof Blog article, “Regenerative Medicine: The… » Read more