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


Stetson wins award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization

(L-R): Melissa Mora J.D. ’06, who presented the Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization; Evelyn Passino, president of Stetson’s Public Service Fellows; and Professor Ann Piccard. Photo courtesy Professor Piccard. Stetson University College of Law was selected as the winner of the Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization by the 13th Judicial Circuit and Hillsborough County Bar Association. Stetson’s… » Read more


Lieutenant Commander Vincent R. Stewart spoke at Stetson Law commencement on May 19

Stetson Law’s May 19 commencement. Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, the Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command, presented the commencement address in the Plaza Mayor Courtyard at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, on May 19. Stewart told the story of coming to the U.S. at the age of 13. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Stewart is a decorated… » Read more


Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo is Stetson Law’s Cornerstone Award winner

Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has been selected as Stetson University College of Law’s Cornerstone Award winner. Judge Restrepo will be presented with the award during Stetson’s Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills conference on May 21-23 in Gulfport, Florida. Judge Restrepo. Judge Restrepo, who was born in Medellin, Colombia, has spent much of his legal career… » Read more


Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board takes home award for best video from the Vis Moot in Austria

  Stetson University College of Law’s Dispute Resolution Board team of Matthew Ceriale, Ahmed Mohamed, Martin Musichi, Jade Turner, and student coach Taofikat Ninalowo was recognized as the winner of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot video contest on March 23 in Vienna, Austria. (photo L-R): Professor Joseph Morrissey, Matthew Ceriale, Taofikat Ninalowo, Associate Dean Vaughan, Jade Turner, Martin Musichi, and Ahmed Mohamed.… » Read more


Students launch Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center

Stetson students coordinated a Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center. Photo courtesy of Jenna Jordan. Stetson’s Elder Law Society, Public Service Fellows, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Association coordinated the first annual student-run Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center on March 19 to teach consumers how to guard against scams, identity theft and fraud. More than 50 seniors… » Read more


Longtime Stetson Law professor Michael Allen celebrated investiture as federal judge in Washington, D.C.

Judge Michael Allen celebrated his investiture to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims with a special ceremony on March 20 in Washington D.C. Longtime Stetson University Professor of Law Michael P. Allen celebrated his judicial investiture on March 20 as one of the newest judges serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C. Along with Judge Allen, Judges… » Read more


Stetson is again top law school for Trial Advocacy, ranked second for Legal Writing

Stetson’s Gulfport, Florida, campus. Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, is again ranked the no. 1 law school for Trial Advocacy and is ranked no. 2 for Legal Writing in the U.S. according to U.S. News. It is the 20th time in 24 years that Stetson has been ranked the top law school for Trial Advocacy and has consistently ranked among the top… » Read more