POSTPONED: How do vulnerable populations deal with insurance abuse after hurricanes and other disasters? Stetson hosts colloquium and public forum in January

Is the average citizen prepared to deal with insurance questions and related repair issues after hurricanes and other disasters? Stetson University College of Law is hosting a Professional Colloquium and Public Forum on Assignment of Homeowner’s Benefits in the spring at a date TBD on the Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. This event was scheduled for Jan. 26. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: The professional colloquium… » Read more


Class shines at Stetson’s Fall Graduate Celebration

December J.D. candidate Peaches Joy Brown, far right, smiles at Stetson’s Fall Graduate Celebration in Gulfport. On Dec. 14, Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport celebrated 22 fall 2017 degree candidates at its Graduate Celebration. Among the December class were Kaarl Brandon and Trisha Cram, recipients of the Victor O. Wehle Award for trial advocacy; Shaheen Nouri, recipient of the Walter Mann Award for… » Read more


Seeking Pathways to Peace: Michal Homza LL.M. ’12

Michal Homza. Photo by Brian Vandervliet. “I’m trying to find pathways to peace,” Michal Homza, a 2012 graduate of Stetson University’s LL.M. in International Law program, explains of his research on the connection of international organizations to international peace and security. Homza returns as a visiting scholar working on research for his Ph.D. from Pavol Jozef Safarik University during the fall semester on Stetson’s Gulfport… » Read more


Students make 96 gifts for children around the world

Christian Legal Society Executive Board (L-R): Randa Payne, Miranda Ramedia, Tayler Uselton and Michelle Payne. Photo courtesy Tayler Uselton. Student members of the Christian Legal Society at Stetson recently created 96 shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child, an initiative that distributes gifts to children around the world. Student volunteers tabled on the Gulfport campus to collect boxes. “Growing up I remembered making the shoebox gifts… » Read more


Students, faculty hold vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Students and faculty gathered for a candlelight vigil on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Students and faculty gathered on the Gulfport campus Monday night, Nov. 20, for a presentation and candlelight vigil coordinated by Stetson’s Lambda Legal Society to remember transgender individuals who lost their lives to anti-transgender violence. Communities gather worldwide in November for a memorial, lighting a candle for people who… » Read more


Stetson’s Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series continues in the spring with lunchtime lectures on wildlife impacts

Stetson University College of Law’s complimentary public Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series continues in the spring of 2018 with lunchtime lectures on topics including illegal wildlife trafficking, manatee conservation, and avian flu. Lectures during the spring semester will be held in the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S., at 12 p.m.: Feb. 1, 2018, Vivek Menon of the Wildlife Trust of India… » Read more


Stetson’s Foreman Biodiversity Lecture tackles climate change impacts on coastal ecosystems

Stetson University College of Law’s Foreman Biodiversity Lecture by Dr. Max Finlayson on Nov. 9 presented “Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Ecosystems— Evidence from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and Mangroves.” Dr. Finlayson directs the Institute for Land, Water and Society at Charles Sturt University in Australia. Foreman Biodiversity lecturer Dr. Max Finlayson. Photo by Eileen McGarry. “The major takeaway is that climate change is occurring… » Read more


Stetson Law Review collects books, coordinates event for children at Boys & Girls Club

  Stetson Law Review held a book drive on the Gulfport campus. (Seated at table L-R): Cindy Innocent and Kai Su. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Student members of Stetson Law Review collected books for children during a book drive on the Gulfport campus, and distributed them during a book giveaway pizza party event at the Boys & Girls Club in St. Petersburg on Oct. 25.… » Read more


Stetson inducts two into Hall of Fame

Stetson University College of Law inducted two new members of its prestigious Hall of Fame during an evening ceremony on Oct. 28 in Gulfport. Luis Prats B.A. ’78, J.D. ’81 and Leslie Reicin Stein J.D. ’76 are the newest members of Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame. (L-R): Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, Luis Prats and Stetson University President Wendy Libby. >>Watch a video about Luis… » Read more


Stetson hosts Law Day for future students in November

Stetson University College of Law is hosting Law School Information Day from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, on the Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Future law students can attend a “Mock First Year Class,” learn more about “A Day in the Life of a Law Student,” attend workshops and information sessions with Admissions and Student Financial Planning, and learn more about the… » Read more