Stetson hosts Sixth Annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop and Foreman Biodiversity Lecture

The ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop featured lively panel discussions. Stetson University College of Law hosted the Sixth Annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop and Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on Nov. 8 in Gulfport. Dr. M. Siobhan Fennessy presented the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on “Assessing the Performance of Wetland Restoration for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Is there an App for that?” Dr. Fennessy discussed the biodiversity and… » Read more

The Urban Harvest and Stetson Law partner on sustainable vegetable garden

Elise Pickett of The Urban Harvest led an educational event on the Gulfport campus for students and faculty. Stetson University College of Law and The Urban Harvest broke ground in October for six raised garden beds on the Gulfport campus to bring fresh vegetables to the community. “I hope the garden will provide students a way to connect with the earth and an opportunity to… » Read more

Dali Museum director encourages creative thinking at Student Leadership Development Committee luncheon

Dr. Hank Hine. Photo by Sy-Woei Hao. By Rachel Wise The Student Leadership Development Committee hosted the second luncheon of the year on Oct. 17 with Dr. Hank Hine, executive director at the Dali Museum and co-director of the Dali’s Innovation Lab. The Dali’s Innovation Lab is a program that offers enrichment courses which explore leadership development, skill building, ideation, and women’s empowerment using creativity,… » Read more

Stetson University College of Law opens new Veterans Law Institute facility in Gulfport, Florida

Architectural rendering of Stetson’s new Veterans Law Institute courtesy JAH architects. On a beautiful fall day in Gulfport, Florida, Stetson University College of Law cut the ribbon on its new Veterans Law Institute facility, housing its Veterans Advocacy Clinic, on the corner of 13th Ave. S. and 62nd St. S. Click here for photos. The American Legion Post 125 presented at Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute… » Read more

Conference of Western Attorneys General meets on Gulfport campus

Attorney General Pam Bondi introduced the conference. The Conference of Western Attorneys General met on Stetson’s Gulfport campus on Oct. 4-5 for their 2018 Sports Betting Seminar. The two-day conference drew attorneys general from across the U.S. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi J.D.’ 90, Florida’s first female attorney general, introduced the program.… » Read more

Stetson University College of Law announces grand opening of expanded Veterans Law Institute in Gulfport

  Stetson University College of Law announces the grand opening of its expanded Veterans Law Institute, designed entirely as a veteran-friendly facility housing the Veterans Advocacy Clinic. The ribbon-cutting for the new facility will take place at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, on Stetson’s Gulfport campus, at 1401 61st St. S. Chief Judge Robert Davis and Judge Michael Allen of the U.S. Court of… » Read more

Stetson’s LL.M. in International Law celebrates 20 years

LL.M. alumni traveled from around the world for the 20th birthday of the program. (L-R): Hernando Contreras LL.M. ’13, Patricia Paola Sierra LL.M. ’13, Velaine Paryzek, Angela Frazzeta LL.M. ’13, Juan Carlos Jiménez Leal LL.M. ’13. Stetson University College of Law hosted a celebration of the 20th year of the LL.M. in International Law program on Friday, Sept. 14, with alumni from across the globe.… » Read more

Stetson hosts Fall Open House on Nov. 3

Stetson University College of Law is hosting its Fall Open House from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, on the Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Future full-time and part-time law students can engage with the Stetson Law community through informative Q&A sessions,  a simulated law class and an admissions and scholarship strategy session with faculty, staff and students. The day will also include… » Read more

Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs presents on Wet Hands, Dirty Feet Learning at the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture

Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs presented on the topic of “Wet Hands, Dirty Feet Learning” at the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on Sept. 25 in Gulfport. “‘Dirty Hands, Wet Feet Learning’ teaches us what is going on in the world and helps us make the right decisions,” said Jacobs, who is senior counsel at Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns. Jacobs is the author of several books,… » Read more

Black Law Students Association hosts panel with Markeis McGlockton attorney on Stand Your Ground Law

By Julie McHaffie The Black Law Students Association hosted an engaging panel on Sept. 25 with the attorney for the Markeis McGlockton family Michelle Rayner, Professor Judith Scully, and Associate Dean Darryl C. Wilson. They discussed the background of the Stand Your Ground Law and how it relates to the McGlockton case in Florida. Michael Drejka invoked Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law in the… » Read more