Eckerd students can earn direct admission to Stetson law school, scholarships

Starting in the fall, high-performing Eckerd College students, including students and graduates of Eckerd’s Program for Experienced Learners, can earn direct admission to Stetson law school. Eckerd College’s Fox Quad. The partnership with Stetson University will also offer $15,000 or more in scholarship opportunities to accepted Eckerd College students based on qualifications and credentials. Through the new program, eligible Eckerd College students who have completed… » Read more

Stetson professor new Southeastern Association of Law Schools president

Stetson University Professor of Law Ellen S. Podgor has been selected as the new president of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, a regional association of law schools that includes 72 member schools and 31 affiliate member schools. Professor of Law Ellen S. Podgor is the new president of SEALS. SEALS promotes legal scholarship, provides a mentorship program for new scholars, and hosts events for… » Read more

Stetson University accepting nominations for Hall of Fame

Stetson University College of Law is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who have reached the pinnacle of their professions and have affected a profound, positive influence on the law school. New members are inducted into Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame each year in the fall. The 2011 inductees were Professor Robert Batey, who joined the Stetson Law faculty in 1977;… » Read more

Stetson Students Retrace Civil Rights Journey with Freedom Rider Ernest “Rip” Patton

Follow the group on their journey by visiting the student blog here: Professor Robert Bickel with Freedom Rider Rip Patton during a past visit to Stetson Law in Gulfport. Click for high-resolution image. In May of 1961, Ernest “Rip” Patton was a 21-year-old drum major at Tennessee State University and Freedom Rider headed for Jackson, Miss., when he was arrested and transferred to Mississippi’s… » Read more