Dr. Richard Caddell presents Foreman Biodiversity Lecture at Stetson Law

Dr. Richard Caddell presented on new ways to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing on April 11 in Gulfport. Dr. Richard Caddell of the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University presented the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on April 11 on “Fish and Foul Play: Emerging Approaches to Combatting Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing.” “We do have a lot of out-of-the-box possibilities,” said Caddell. Caddell… » Read more

J.D. Career Series: Getting Started in Higher Education

Stetson Law’s beautiful Gulfport campus. By Sarah Shirley Stetson Law hosted an information session on March 26 discussing the unique applications of a J.D. degree in higher education. “While I always thought that I wanted to be a trial attorney, I found that being a professor at Stetson Law is a perfect mixture of both scholarly and interdisciplinary work,” said Professor Anne Mullins, who recently… » Read more

Stetson’s Wellness Working Group kickstarts Get Inspired!

Benndrick Watson J.D. ’15 kicked off Get Inspired! with yoga in the Banyan Courtyard on March 28. By Daniela E. Gomez On March 28, Stetson’s Wellness Working Group kickstarted Get Inspired!, two days of self-care and professional development, with a session of yoga.  Benndrick Watson J.D. ’15 led the session. Watson started doing yoga while he was at Stetson, and has continued doing so ever since. … » Read more

Stetson Law hosts annual Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference in May

Stetson Law’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law is hosting its annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference May 20-22 on the Gulfport campus.  This year’s conference theme is “Advocacy: Teaching Through the Twin Lenses of Diversity and Inclusiveness.” The annual conference teaches law professors, lawyers and legal practitioners the “Stetson Method” of teaching trial advocacy, with nationally renowned instructors providing three days of intensive… » Read more

Stetson Law hosts Law Review Symposium April 5 on “Conversations on the Warren Court’s Impact on Criminal Justice—After 50 Years”

Stetson University College of Law is hosting a Law Review Symposium on April 5 on the Gulfport campus on the topic of “Conversations on the Warren Court’s Impact on Criminal Justice—After 50 Years.”  Supreme Court opinions from this era produced a revolution in criminal law and criminal procedure doctrines, and provoked far-reaching reforms in the enforcement of civil rights. The symposium includes panel presentations by… » Read more

Student Clare McQueen presents on VARA at Stetson Law Review Scholarship Luncheon

(L-R): Clare McQueen (standing), Brittany Maxey-Fischer (local patent attorney), Katherine Pill (the curator of contemporary art at the Museum of Fine Arts), and Jennifer Kosharek (local street artist). Photo by Austin Sigl. By Taylor Allyn On March 26, Clare McQueen presented her paper, “The Visual Artists Rights Act: Why Graffiti Art Merits Protection,” at the Stetson Law Review spring scholarship luncheon. A panel comprised of… » Read more

First-year students compete in Stetson’s Intramural Mock Trial Competition

(L-R): Students Marcus Scott, Christopher Odgers, Blaze M. Bowers, and Alicia Roddenberg, alumnae Kaitlyn Dugas and Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy, students Jacob Delorme, Noel Gonzalez, Brooke Pearson, and Magner Tiuso. Photo by Brielle Tucker. By Brielle Tucker The team of 1L students Blaze M. Bowers, Christopher Odgers, Alicia Roddenberg and Marcus Scott was awarded first place and the team of Jacob Delorme, Noel Gonzalez, Brooke Pearson,… » Read more

Stetson hosts Diversity Week

By Sarah Shirley Stetson Law celebrated Diversity Week with a series of special events on the Gulfport campus March 1-7. Diversity Week is organized by the Student Bar Association Diversity Committee and coincides with the ABA Diversity Day initiatives. The Diversity Committee coordinates and assists student organizations who wish to host a diversity-related event during Diversity Week and furthers the conversation about what diversity means… » Read more

Stetson Law hosts Social Justice Opportunity Forum

Stetson hosts Social Justice Opportunity Forum for students. Photo by Eileen McGarry. By Julie McHaffie Stetson University College of Law held its first Social Justice Opportunity Forum on March 22. The Forum provided presentations from a variety of social justice practitioners and an opportunity for students to network, interact and ask questions. Professor Judith Scully delivered the opening address about access to justice and what… » Read more

Wildlife inspectors present “The Black Market for Wildlife and America’s Front-line Defense”

Rhyan Tompkins and Cindy Mercado presented the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on March 5.Photo by Austin Sigl. By Sarah Shirley Rhyan Tompkins and Cindy Mercado, wildlife inspectors with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, presented the Foreman Bioversity Lecture on “The Black Market for Wildlife and America’s Front-line Defense” on March 5 at Stetson Law’s Gulfport campus. “Our job is to capture the illicit trade and… » Read more