Stetson Law hosted international meeting on sea turtle conservation

Stetson University College of Law hosted the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles meeting of the Scientific Committee in September. By Molly Kaelin Stetson College of Law had the honor of hosting the most recent meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles (IAC) in September. The IAC is an international treaty… » Read more


Lawyers Without Rights on display in Law Library

Exhibit portrays persecution of Jewish lawyers and judges during Nazi era “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich” exhibit is on display at the Dolly and Homer Hand Law Library. The highly acclaimed international exhibit, “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich,” will be available for viewing in the Dolly and Homer Hand Law Library at Stetson… » Read more


Christopher F. Roellke Elected 10th President of Stetson University

President-elect Christopher F. Roellke Roellke to visit campuses in November DELAND, Fla. — On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, the Stetson University Board of Trustees announced it had elected Christopher F. Roellke, PhD, currently Dean of the College Emeritus and Professor of Education at Vassar College, to become the 10th president of Stetson University, effective July 1, 2020. Roellke is widely regarded as an exceptionally effective… » Read more


Stetson Law celebrates 3 new inductees to Hall of Fame

Stetson University College of Law inducted Susan S. Demers, the Honorable Michelle T. Morley, and Thomas “Tommy” D. Roebig Jr. into its prestigious Hall of Fame on Oct. 26, 2019. Susan S. Demers Susan S. Demers is a 1971 graduate of Stetson University with a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theatre and a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law. Since 1982,… » Read more


Stetson names distinguished UCLA professor and author new 2019-2020 Culverhouse Chair

Professor Devon Carbado Stetson University College of Law is pleased to announce that Devon Carbado, Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law, will serve as Stetson’s 2019-2020 Culverhouse Chair. The Culverhouse Chair is named for Hugh F. Culverhouse, a successful tax lawyer and the original owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He established the chair with the goal of attracting distinguished professors and judges… » Read more


Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law now hosts WINGS guardianship collaboration

Rebecca C. Morgan The Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law has adopted WINGS, a national guardianship program incubated by Florida’s courts and now transitioning to the state’s acknowledged experts and national leaders in this area of specialization. WINGS, or Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders, began with a grant awarded to Florida’s Office of the State Courts Administrator from… » Read more


The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Stetson University College of Law form new partnership

From left: Professor Judith Scully, Stetson University College of Law; Marlene Spalten, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay President and CEO; Michèle Alexandre, Dean, Stetson University College of Law; and Jesse Coraggio, VP, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Stetson University College of Law have formed a new partnership to benefit the Tampa Bay area. The two organizations have created… » Read more


Stetson again ranks No. 1 in national trial competition performance

The 2018-2019 results are in, and once again Stetson University College of Law ranks No. 1 nationally in trial competition performance. This most recent recognition comes in addition to the more than 20 years Stetson has been recognized as No. 1 in trial advocacy according to the U.S. News & World Report. The Trial Competition Performance Ranking (TCPR) from Fordham University School of Law is… » Read more


Stetson Law alumnus receives esteemed Equal Justice Works fellowship

Jonathan Glover received an EJW fellowship. Stetson University College of Law alumnus Jonathan “Jon” Glover is a recipient of an Equal Justice Works (EJW) fellowship sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP and the Florida Bar Foundation. He is Stetson Law’s first EJW fellow. Glover’s fellowship will expand the impact of the Veterans Law Institute at Stetson Law by assisting veterans with removing barriers to benefits through… » Read more


Stetson hosted Consumer Protection Fair with AARP

Volunteers from AARP Tampa Bay helped local seniors sign up for the Do Not Call Registry and other services to help block junk mail during the Consumer Protection Fair at Stetson. “There is no rule book to retiring or getting old,” said Marilyn Izor, a retired nurse from St. Petersburg. The 70-year-old attended a Consumer Protection Fair on Sept. 11, 2019, at Stetson University College… » Read more