Seeking Pathways to Peace: Michal Homza LL.M. ’12

Michal Homza. Photo by Brian Vandervliet. “I’m trying to find pathways to peace,” Michal Homza, a 2012 graduate of Stetson University’s LL.M. in International Law program, explains of his research on the connection of international organizations to international peace and security. Homza returns as a visiting scholar working on research for his Ph.D. from Pavol Jozef Safarik University during the fall semester on Stetson’s Gulfport… » Read more

Panel presents on global refugee crisis, human trafficking to Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

A panel of international law experts discussed the global refugee crisis and human trafficking with a delegation of international journalists Monday morning in the Mann Lounge at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on Nov. 14. (L-R): Standing: Professor Luz Nagle, Seated: Ahmad Yakzan, Franziska Kues and Gregory W. Kehoe. The delegation of approximately 50 international journalists from the Middle East visited Stetson for… » Read more

Best for career opportunities: Stetson’s LL.M.

The International Jurist magazine article, “The Best LL.M. programs,” by Sherry Karabin, lists Stetson’s LL.M. program among the top nine law school programs in the country for career opportunities. The article focused on international students coming to the U.S. for an LL.M. degree. Last year’s LL.M. in International Law graduates gather with international programs staff for a photo during commencement in May. Stetson University’s law… » Read more

What’s going on in Syria? U.S. Central Command attorney talks with students

On Sept. 14, students in Professor Luz Nagle’s international law class had an opportunity to talk with U.S. Central Command international law attorney Robin L. Johnson. Robin L. Johnson, International Law Attorney U.S. Central Command, spoke with students in Professor Luz Nagle’s international law class. Johnson’s lecture was followed by a Q&A with students about critical international law topics including Syria. “It is important for… » Read more

What did you do this summer? Student turns study abroad experience into job in Spain

Third-year Stetson Law student Brandon Williams is spending his summer as an associate at a law firm in Madrid, Spain. The 26-year-old turned a Stetson study abroad experience into a springboard for a summer associate position at the Avego Abogados law firm in Spain. While working in a different country can pose cultural and language barriers, Williams said that the law firm made him feel… » Read more

Dire need for human rights advocates: Professor Nagle says after trip to Colombia

“There is a dire need for attorneys to be trained to be human rights advocates and to represent the human rights of indigenous groups, workers, displaced people, and individuals who are vulnerable to human trafficking, forced servitude, slavery, and other violations of fundamental human rights,” said Professor Luz Nagle, who faced the Medellin drug cartel during her tenure as a judge in Colombia. Professor Nagle… » Read more

Students learn about combatting human trafficking

Children enslaved by the chocolate industry in Africa. Female immigrants forced into prostitution in the U.S. It may come as a surprise that human trafficking is as prevalent as it is in the U.S. According to this report by the Department of State, the majority of the victims are women and children. In fact, hundreds of thousands of victims are children, and Florida ranks as… » Read more

Stetson Law offers LL.M. degrees in advocacy, elder law and international law

Stetson University College of Law, home to the top-ranked trial advocacy program in the country, is offering three LL.M. degrees to help lawyers distinguish their expertise in advocacy, elder law and international law. Stetson Law will launch an online LL.M. in Advocacy starting in August 2013. Courses leading to the advanced degree will be offered part-time over two years through a distance-learning platform designed to… » Read more

WMNF Radioactivity – Sept. 10, 2012 – Visiting Professor Rachel VanLandingham

Professor Rachel VanLandingham was the guest of the Radioactivity program on WMNF radio discussing the book on the Osama bin Laden mission by the Navy SEAL and international law.… » Read more

Professor Dorothea Beane received inscribed book by 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award winner

Professor Robert Bickel presented an inscribed copy of University of Minnesota professor Kathryn Sikkink’s book, The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Changed World Politics, to Stetson Law professor Dorothea Beane in the Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library on Sept. 6. Professor Dorothea Beane with Professor Robert Bickel in the Dolly & Homer Hand Law Library. The new book by Sikkink is the winner… » Read more