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


Stetson Moot Court alumni return as coaches: Giving back “small fraction of what Stetson gave me”

By Kai Su Diana Evans, J.D. ’12, and Jason Lambert, B.B.A. ’02, J.D. ’12, both note Stetson’s Moot Court Board as a defining experience during their time studying at the College of Law. “Moot Court was probably the part of law school I enjoyed the most,” Lambert said, who returned to coaching this year for the Civil Rights and Liberties team, helping the team win… » Read more


Go Green Committee hosts first zero-waste event during Foreman Biodiversity Lecture

Professor Lance Long introduced the Zero Waste concept at the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture. Photo by Merve Ozcan. By Kai Su The Go Green Committee hosted Stetson’s first zero-waste event during the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture featuring fish and wildlife biologist Tonya Long in the Great Hall on Monday, Oct. 23. To illustrate the impact of this approach, a pile of trash cans was moved into a… » Read more


Fish and wildlife biologist Tonya Long presents the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture at Stetson Law

Tonya Long delivered the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on Oct. 23. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Tonya Long, biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, presented the Oct. 23 Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on “The Dark Side: Improving Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches Through Comprehensive Light Management.” Long discussed how to reduce the impact of artificial lighting on nesting and hatchling sea turtles. “Florida is a globally… » Read more


Texas Tech wins National Pretrial Competition at Stetson

A team from Texas Tech won first place in the National Pretrial Competition at Stetson. A team of law students from Texas Tech University School of Law won the National Pretrial Competition at Stetson University College of Law on Oct. 12-15 in Gulfport, Florida. Texas Tech student Brian Burkhart won Best Advocate in the final and semi-final rounds of competition. Baylor Law School placed second… » Read more


Power comes from our collective effort: Gender equality pioneer Catharine A. MacKinnon tells audience at Stetson Law

Professor Catharine MacKinnon spoke to a packed Great Hall at Stetson Law in Gulfport on Oct. 19. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Author and gender equality pioneer Professor of Law Catharine A. MacKinnon presented the Nichols Foundation Prominent Speakers Lecture on “Butterfly Politics: A Theory of Social Change through Legal Practice” at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on Oct. 19. Through her talk, also… » Read more


Dr. Dwight Pitcaithley presents on “The National Park Service After 100 Years: A Historian Reflects”

Dr. Dwight Pitcaithley, historian and professor at New Mexico State University, kicked off the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture series on Oct. 9 at Stetson Law in Gulfport with a lecture on the National Park Service history, challenges and opportunities. “There is more to national parks than parks,” Dr. Pitcaithley explained to the audience of law students, faculty, staff and members of the public gathered in the… » Read more


Stetson’s Black Law Students Association presents CLE on Black Lives Matter: The Media and the Law on Oct. 7

Stetson University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association presents a Continuing Legal Education program on Black Lives Matter: The Media and the Law from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the Great Hall on Stetson Law’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. The CLE program is complimentary and open to the public. Lawyers, legal professionals and members of the community are invited to… » Read more


Public Service Fellows make more than 100 activity bags for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

(L-R): Alex Snowden, Evelynn Passino, Bea Sanchez, Yari Llerena, Morgan Macisaac, Elisabeth Ajluni, Jeff Eckert and Jenna Jordan. Photo by Justine Roof. The Stetson University College of Law Public Service Fellows organized a group of students on Sept. 27 to make more than 100 activity bags for children at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. The bags included pages to color, crayons, markers,… » Read more


Students learn about Pathways to International Law

  Panelists (L-R): Mohamed Mohamed, Paul Suppicich and Alexandra Taylor. Photo by Merve Ozcan. Stetson Law students learned more about opportunities and how to prepare during law school for the field of international law at a program on “Pathways to International Law” on Sept. 27. The program featured a panel of attorneys from a variety of international law practice areas. Panelists Alexandra Taylor J.D. ’15… » Read more