Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob honored by Florida Supreme Court

(L-R): Jacob and Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga. Photo by Joann Grages Burnett J.D. ’08. Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob was honored by the Florida Bar on June 14 with the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism 2018 Law Faculty Professionalism Award. The award, which recognizes a Florida law school faculty member who exemplifies the bar’s mission through teaching, scholarship,… » Read more


Law alumnus again honored with Tampa Bay Business Journal Business of Pride award

Law alumnus Nathan Bruemmer J.D. ’17 is being honored with a 2018 Tampa Bay Business Journal Business of Pride award on June 18 at the Palladium in St. Petersburg, Florida, for being a voice in the community. It is the second year in a row that Bruemmer is receiving the award. Nathan Bruemmer. Bruemmer is executive director of the nonprofit Advocacy Leadership Support Outreach Youth,… » Read more


Students attend ACS National Convention, network in Washington D.C.

  (L-R): Bianca Lopez, Julie McHaffie, and Ana Leonart in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy Bianca Lopez. By Bianca Lopez This June, three Stetson students – myself included – attended the American Constitution Society National Convention. ACS held this year’s event in the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., allowing us to discuss political events surrounded by the “room(s) where it happens.” (Pardon the Hamilton reference.) Students Julie… » Read more


Professor Royal Gardner receives Society of Wetland Scientists President’s Service Award

Stetson’s Biodiversity Institute director Royal Gardner visited the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Stetson University College of Law Professor Royal Gardner, director of the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, received the Society of Wetland Scientists President’s Service Award on May 31. The award recognizes members of the SWS who have made significant contributions by serving the society and its members, and who have promoted the goals… » Read more


Stetson hosts webinar on Title IX Compliance Issues in the Trump Era on June 12

Stetson University College of Law is hosting a webinar on June 12 from 1-2:30 p.m. on Title IX Compliance Issues in the Trump Era: Updates on Title IX Policy and OCR Enforcement. Debbie Osgood. The webinar for attorneys and Title IX coordinators features Debbie Osgood, a longtime former official with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and current partner with the education… » Read more


Stetson hosts complimentary webinar on Forensic Psychology Essentials on June 1

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, is hosting a complimentary webinar on Forensic Psychology Essentials on June 1, from 12:30-2:30 p.m., as part of its forensic science webinar series funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance. The webinar for criminal litigators explores the essentials of forensic psychology and the legal considerations when utilizing forensic psychology evidence and experts in… » Read more


Stetson University College of Law is the first American Bar Association Competitions Champion

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, has been named the first American Bar Association Competitions Champion. For the first time in its 17-year history, Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board achieved a perfect four-for-four record of advancing to nationals in all four dispute resolution competitions sponsored by the ABA.  Stetson University College of Law is the first school to achieve this distinction. This year, more… » Read more


Legal scholars with Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson Law, NYU School of Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity, highlight flaws in Clean Water Rule suspension

Two new amicus briefs written by the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law and the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law are asking the federal district court in New York to consider the scientific and economic damage of suspending the 2015 Clean Water Rule. The Clean Water Rule was designed to protect the streams… » Read more


Professor of Law Luz Nagle appointed co-chair of the Crimes Against Women Subcommittee

Professor of Law Luz Nagle. Stetson University Professor of Law Luz Nagle has been appointed co-chair of the Crimes Against Women Subcommittee of the International Bar Association, serving through December 2019. The IBA is the largest lawyer association in the world. “This is a fantastic organization for disseminating information and educating tens of thousands of lawyers about issues impacting women worldwide,” said Professor Nagle. “It… » Read more


Stetson’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic honored for feature video depicting its work to help a Marine veteran and spouse obtain long-awaited benefits

Stetson University College of Law’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic has won a national 2018 Hermes Creative Award for its feature video about law student Kyle Short’s work through the Clinic to help a Tampa Bay area veteran named Joe and his spouse Karla obtain long-awaited benefits. The video, Stetson University’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic: The Story of Karla and Joe, filmed by Stetson’s manager of video production… » Read more