Study abroad advocacy program in England marks successful 5th year, begins plans for 2020

Stetson University College of Law students traveled to Oxford, England, for the Comparative Advocacy Program study abroad program. Stetson University College of Law wrapped up its fifth Comparative Advocacy Program in Oxford, England, from July 22 through Aug. 2, 2019. This year’s study abroad trip was a hit with students and faculty alike for its mix of demanding legal training with Oxford’s intellectual and fascinating… » Read more


We need you! Now accepting program proposals for next Campus to Career conference

The 2020 Professional Development Conference: Campus to Career will take place on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, and the Conference Planning Committee is now accepting program proposals. Campus to Career is an award-winning professional development conference that is primarily for first-year law students but is open to all students. It meets students where they are, professionally and personally, and is timed to occur at the beginning… » Read more


Stetson to host free Consumer Protection Fair

Stetson University College of Law, in partnership with AARP Tampa Bay, will host a Consumer Protection Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, as part of AARP’s National Day of Service. Attendees will have the opportunity to shred sensitive documents and consult expert speakers on consumer protection issues, as well as probate, power of attorney and other important topics.  AARP employees will help attendees sign up… » Read more


Student Bianca Lopez chosen as Next Generation Leader

Bianca Lopez. By Taylor Allyn Every year, the American Constitution Society (ACS) selects a small and elite group of Next Generation Leaders who have demonstrated special leadership in their communities. ACS is a non-profit progressive legal organization founded as a response to the Supreme Court’s Bush v. Gore decision, with chapters in law schools nationwide. This year, student Bianca Lopez was chosen as a Next… » Read more


Stetson Law offers webinar for Title IX investigators in May

Stetson Law’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law is offering the webinar, “End of the Academic Year Title IX Update: Planning Now for Next Year’s Compliance Requirements,” for higher education professionals, attorneys and Title IX investigators from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on May 8. Stetson Law Professor Peter Lake will present the one-hour webinar on proposed Title IX regulations, how college and university campuses should prepare,… » Read more


Topics in biodiversity: students spend Spring Break in India

Kate Welch spent Spring Break in India. Photo courtesy Kate Welch. By Taylor Allyn Over spring break, Kate Welch and seven other students in Professor Royal Gardner’s Topics in Biodiversity class, Jaclyn M. Clark, Jessica L. Dewolf, Amika M. Jeffries, David A. Weiger, Maria C. White, Jennifer N. Winn and Hannah M. Yoder, traveled to Pune, India, to present at the Wildlife Law and Enforcement… » Read more


Gideon lawyer, longtime Stetson Law faculty member and former dean Bruce Jacob J.D. ’59 presents May 18 commencement address

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Emeritus Bruce Jacob. After graduating from Stetson University College of Law in 1959, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Emeritus Bruce Jacob made history with the 1963 landmark Supreme Court decision, Gideon v. Wainwright, the impetus for the idea of public defenders. Jacob presents the commencement address to 255 J.D. candidates at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the… » Read more


UCLA scholar presents Distinguished Nichols Lecture on April 15 on “Thinking Big and Small About Racial Justice”

Devon Carbado. UCLA School of Law scholar Devon Carbado presented the Distinguished Nichols Lecture at noon on April 15 in the Great Hall at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on “Thinking Big and Small About Racial Justice.” Carbado is the Associate Vice Chancellor of BruinX for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law at UCLA. In 2005, Professor… » Read more


Stetson hosts sign language courtroom interpreting workshop in March

Stetson hosted the second annual sign language interpreting and mock trial experience in Gulfport. Photo courtesy Professor Jason Palmer. By Taylor Allyn The Stetson Law Center for Excellence in Elder Law, Absolute Quality Interpreting, and Hallenross and Associates, LLC, along with Professor Jason Palmer and Professor Julia Metts, hosted their second annual sign language interpreting “live mock trial experience” on Stetson’s Gulfport campus in March.… » Read more


Stetson Law student Maria C. White selected for Food Law Student Leadership Summit

Stetson Law student Maria C. White, fourth from the right, traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Food Law Student Leadership Summit. Stetson Law student Maria C. White traveled to Washington, D.C., on April 6-7, to attend the Food Law Student Leadership Summit co-hosted by Harvard Law School and Georgetown Law. She was the only Stetson Law student selected from across the U.S. to attend the… » Read more