Seattle Journal of Environmental Law – Michael Davids J.D. ’19

Michael Davids J.D. ’19 has published a scholarly legal article, written originally for a Stetson seminar, in the Seattle Journal of Environmental Law. It is called To Bee or Not to Bee and addresses threats to useful honeybees and suggestions for legal reform.  … » Read more

Externship at the United States Attorney’s Office: Christopher Hedges

Second-year student Christopher Hedges spent his spring semester working at the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the Middle District of Florida. Professor Beane’s Federal Litigation Externship class places students in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in order to gain real-world experience in federal litigation. Hedges is a second-career law student with a background… » Read more

Stetson Law hosts annual Legal Tech CLE on June 14

Stetson’s Gulfport, Florida, campus. Stetson University College of Law’s annual Legal Tech CLE on June 14 is a full-day program for lawyers and legal practitioners on using technology in the legal practice. The program begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. at 1401 61st S. in Gulfport. Topics include the process of integrating software when starting a firm; improving the bottom line; getting and keeping clients;… » Read more

Stetson Law receives grant to support program protecting the environment

Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law has recently received a grant to support its efforts to protect aquatic resources through its Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy. The Joy McCann Foundation has awarded Stetson Law’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy a $150,000 grant for a project to ensure effective long-term protection of aquatic restoration efforts in Florida and across the country. Under… » Read more

Incoming Stetson Law Dean Michèle Alexandre welcomed in Tallahassee as the college’s first African-American dean

Michèle Alexandre. Michèle Alexandre, the next dean of Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, was welcomed on the floor of the senate in Tallahassee on May 1 as Stetson Law’s first African-American dean. As Florida’s first law school, Stetson has been instrumental in training lawyers and judges throughout the state for more than a century. (L-R): Senator Darryl Rouson, Dean Alexandre and Senator Jeff… » Read more

Stetson Law finishes among elite eight of all law schools on the planet in the Vis Moot in Vienna

(L-R): Professor Stephanie Vaughan, Jason Stearns, Kyle McCabe, Clare McQueen, Ryan Dwyer and Matthew Ceriale. Stetson University College of Law’s Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team competed April 13-18 in Vienna, Austria, with 372 teams from 80 countries to finish in the elite top eight of law schools that competed from across the planet. Law alumnus Jason Stearns J.D. ’08 and Professor Stephanie… » Read more

Team from Bangalore wins the International Environmental Moot Court Competition at Stetson Law

A team from Bangalore won the International Environmental Moot Court Competition (with Interim Dean Kristen Adams far right). Photo by Sy-Woei Hao. A team from the National Law School of India University in Bangalore won the 23rd Annual Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition on April 13 in Gulfport.  National Law School of India University law student Bhargov Chakraborty was named Best Oralist in the… » Read more

Students attend Ms. JD Annual Conference

(L-R): Emilia Soliman, Sarah Cibula and Brielle Tucker. By Brielle Tucker On March 15, three Stetson students, Emilia Soliman, Sarah Cibula, and Brielle Tucker, attended the Ms. JD 11th Annual Conference on Women in the Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. The theme was “Speak Up” in honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s birthday, and the group celebrated by listening to women in the… » Read more

Stetson Law’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic secures disability benefits for area veteran exposed to radiation in the 1950s

Stetson University College of Law’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic recently helped secure long-denied benefits for an 80-year-old Tampa Bay area Navy veteran who was exposed to radiation during atomic bomb testing in the 1950s.The veteran is now eligible to receive disability benefits retroactive to April 2012, when he filed his claim. Stetson Law student Brian Paul presented the case before the Board of Veterans Appeals at the St.… » Read more

Professor Luz Nagle visits Colombia, works with social justice initiatives

Professor Luz Nagle, third from the left, with Wilson Herrera and members of the Junta. Professor of Law Luz Nagle spent Spring Break in Colombia working on social justice initiatives. Professor Nagle met with a family of shoemakers in Rionegro, Colombia. Professor Nagle met with the community-based social justice organization Junta de Accion Comunal San José, in a village in the municipality of Guarne, Colombia. She… » Read more