Stetson students, alumni win clemency for their clients

Ten students at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, participated in a class designed to assist the 2014 Clemency Project. One of the 1300 clemency grants out of a total of 16,000 petitions was prepared by Stetson Law students in the class. Professor Podgor’s Clemency Class: – Top row from left to right – Allyson Holca, Starcee Brown, Dan Diaco, Daniel Chehouri, Robert… » Read more

Stetson students respond to President Obama’s new clemency initiative

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a new clemency initiative, designed to prioritize clemency applications for certain non-violent offenders who would likely receive lesser sentences if they were sentenced today. To date, more than 35 Stetson Law students have signed on to assist the Office of the Federal Defender for the Middle District of Florida in identifying former clients who may qualify for the… » Read more