Two Stetson professors contribute to book on Mueller investigation

Professor Ellen S. Podgor Law Professors Ellen S. Podgor and Louis J. Virelli III co-authored, along with five other legal scholars, the book The Mueller Investigation and Beyond published by Carolina Academic Press this year. From the publisher: “The Mueller Investigation and issues emanating from that investigation are at the heart of this book, providing a contextual setting for learning and reviewing materials across the… » Read more

Law Professor tackles political branding in new book

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote a new book called Political Brands that examines how branding and politics have gone hand in hand throughout history. It was published in September 2019 by Edward Elgar Publishing.   From “I Like Ike” to President Donald Trump’s MAGA hats, branding in politics have sold both ideas and candidates. Political Brands explores the legal framework for the use… » Read more

Law Professors author second edition of legal writing tome

Law Professor Catherine J. Cameron Law Professors Catherine J. Cameron and Lance N. Long co-authored the manual, The Science Behind the Art of Legal Writing: Second Edition, published by Carolina Press. “New research on topics already addressed in the first edition spurred us to write the second edition,” said Long. “We also added a chapter on the science of using the passive voice and a… » Read more

Law professor examines concept of ‘fault’ in contract law in new article

Professor of Law Marco Jimenez Law Professor Marco Jimenez’s article, “Retribution in Contract Law,” was published in the University of California-Davis Law Review, and Lawrence Solum featured the article on his Legal Theory Blog. Article Summary Traditional contract doctrine holds that there is no place for “fault” in Anglo-American contract law, in which a promisor is said to be held strictly liable for breaching a… » Read more

Law professor examines judges’ training in empirical data in new article

Associate Professor Anne Mullins. Law Professor Anne E. Mullins’s article, “Opportunity in the Age of Alternative Facts” was published in the Summer 2019 Washburn Law Journal. Article Summary Hotly contested constitutional litigation is increasingly shaped by empirical data. If judges and their clerks had more meaningful opportunities to develop expertise in empirical methodology and cognitive theory, they would be better positioned to (1) evaluate that… » Read more

Director of Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute examines veterans’ Second Amendment rights in article

Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox. The article, “Depriving Our Veterans of Their Constitutional Rights: An Analysis of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Practice of Stripping Veterans of Their Second Amendment Rights and Our Nation’s Response” by Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox, was accepted for publication in the Utah Law Review in March. Introduction “The oath that every enlisted member and officer of the United States Armed Forces takes before… » Read more

Stetson Law Professor Appointed Chair of Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism

Kirsten K. Davis, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication, has been selected as Chair of the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism for 2019-20. The Committee’s work advances civility and professionalism in the practice of law and works closely with the Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism.   “I’m excited and honored to be working… » Read more

Stetson prof. earns Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholar Award

Professor Luz E. Nagle Stetson University College of Law Professor Luz E. Nagle will spend the fall semester in the Canary Islands of Spain, teaching and conducting research at Universidad de La Laguna in Tenerife as a Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholar in international law. “Selection as a Fulbright Senior Scholar is a highly competitive process,” Professor Nagle wrote via email from her office abroad. “The award… » Read more

Luz Nagle

Professor Luz Nagle presented on April 26 on human trafficking to the Florida Department of Corrections in Clearwater on “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Non-Violence” as part of the Women’s Day Program on “Trafficking Focus on Slavery: Slavery by Another Name.”… » Read more

Luz Nagle

Professor Luz Nagle presented at the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women on March 15 at the United Nations in New York.… » Read more