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

Stetson hosts Women’s Empowerment Panel with three alumnae in the law

(L-R): Alexis Garten, Daniela Gomez, Amika Jeffries, Merve Ozcan LL.M. ’18, Brittany Maxey-Fisher J.D. ’07, Keongela Norton and Jahanna Azarian J.D. ’18. Photo by Daniela Gomez. By Daniela Gomez On April 6, Stetson’s National Organization of Women, If/When/How, and the Student Wellness society hosted a Women’s Empowerment Panel with Merve Ozcan LL.M. ’18, Jahanna Azarian J.D. ’18, and Brittany Maxey-Fisher J.D. ’07.  The diverse panelists… » Read more

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