Don’t be passive: Bucs general counsel talks with students about working in the sports industry

By Karun Rivero, 2L “If you want to do what I do, call people,” David Cohen, general counsel for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, told students gathered in the Great Hall to hear him speak on Monday, Oct. 12. Cohen’s talk was sponsored by the Entertainment and Sports Law Society at Stetson. Bucs general counsel David Cohen spoke at Stetson. Photo by Karun Rivero. “You have… » Read more

The Road after Gideon: Stetson’s Bruce Jacob fights for the rights of the indigent

As a young lawyer in his 20s working for the Florida attorney general in Tallahassee 50 years ago, a Stetson University College of Law graduate named Bruce Jacob was assigned to represent the respondent in a Supreme Court case that made history. Bruce Jacob, professor and dean emeritus at Stetson. The Court’s landmark decision on March 18, 1963, regarding the right to a fair trial… » Read more