Students organize “Restoring Respect to Politics” event

Students gathered in the Great Hall for “Restoring Respect to Politics” on Feb. 13. Photo by Merve Ozcan. By Bianca Lopez The American Constitution Society, Federalist Society and Stetson Democrats organized “Restoring Respect to Politics” on Feb. 13 in the Great Hall on the Gulfport campus. The event, now in its third year and recently made biannual, encourages law students to discuss controversial matters ranging… » Read more

Daylong symposium at Stetson Law tackles political corruption

More than 80 people attended a daylong symposium on Feb. 28 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla., on the topic of political corruption. Taking Stock of Citizens United: How the Law Has (and Has Not) Changed Four Years Later, drew leading national journalists, legal scholars and public interest advocates to the Stetson law school campus for a series of discussions on the… » Read more

St. Petersburg mayor, representatives visit Stetson Law students

(L-R): Representative James Grant (JD ’09), Representative Kathleen Peters and St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster spoke at Stetson. Stetson Law Republicans Vice President J. Tyler Payne moderated the organization’s annual State and Local Politicians Panel on Oct. 22 in the Great Hall at Stetson Law in Gulfport with St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster, Representative James Grant (JD ’09), and Representative Kathleen Peters. The student organization… » Read more

Argentinean diplomat speaks with students about “Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy”

Deputy Consul General of Argentina Gustavo Martínez Pandiani spoke with Stetson Law students on Sept. 4 about “Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy.” Argentinean diplomat Gustavo Martínez Pandiani speaks with Stetson Law students Sept.4. Martínez Pandiani explained his view that the rule of law and democratic participation provide the foundation of global citizenship. He explored how international diplomacy has evolved from the traditional secret diplomacy of… » Read more

Pro Publica – Aug. 23, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the Pro Publica article, “Flood of Secret Campaign Cash: It’s Not All Citizens United.”… » Read more

USA Today – July 18, 2012 – Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy’s opinion article, “Protect democracy from corporate cash tsunami,” is in the USA Today Forum.… » Read more

Guardian UK – Feb. 16, 2012 – Dr. Tim Kaye, Professor Luz Nagle

Dr. Tim Kaye and Professor Luz Nagle join human rights lawyers as signatories of a letter to the Guardian UK protesting the banning of a judge in Spain.… » Read more

Audio File: Politics and Religion

J. Brent Walker, a 1976 Stetson graduate and executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee, discussed the issue of religion and politics in this year's presidential election.