Student trial team member, mom and student leader receives multiple scholarships

Student Starcee Brown, a member of the Stetson law school trial team and single parent to her two-year-old son, recently received the Bar Study Scholarship from the Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association. The bar association awards scholarships to well-deserving third-year African American students preparing to sit for the Florida Bar exam. Student Starcee Brown and son Brynson. Photo courtesy Starcee Brown. Brown received the scholarship … » Read more

Stetson University College of Law Sponsors Nation’s Largest Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament

The final round of the American Mock Trial Association’s tournament, with 48 teams from undergraduate schools across the nation, will be sponsored by Stetson University College of Law and hosted by the University of Central Florida, April 11-13, in Orlando, Fla. The 2014 AMTA National Championship Tournament will include four rounds, with each mock trial round consisting of a team representing the prosecution competing against… » Read more

Noted defense attorneys John Keker, Jan Nielsen Little receive White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL, Stetson Law

On Saturday, March 22, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers presented both John Keker and Jan Nielsen Little with the 2014 White Collar Criminal Defense Award at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. Keker and Little received their awards during NACDL’s White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson. The White Collar Criminal Defense Award is presented annually to individuals who have made… » Read more

Educators gather to review future of liberal arts education at Stetson University conference

Dramatic changes in higher education policy and the evolving face of liberal arts education will be discussed during Stetson University’s 35th Annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 13-19. National educators and leaders in higher education will present on topics including “The Frontiers of New Liberal Arts Education and President Obama’s ‘College Scorecard.’” This year’s conference takes place at The… » Read more

Stetson Law faculty receive awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship

Stetson University College of Law faculty Mark Bauer, Timothy S. Kaye and Ellen S. Podgor were honored on May 17 on the Gulfport campus with awards for outstanding teaching and scholarship. Professor Bauer was presented the Branton Excellence in Teaching Award, given annually to a full-time professor who has made outstanding teaching contributions inside and outside the classroom, and by example. Professor Kaye received the… » Read more

Stetson wins the regional round of the AAJ trial competition

Stetson University College of Law won the regional round of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competitionon March 4 in Ft. Lauderdale. (L-R): Claudette Goyanes, Brandon Blake, Julian Catala and Erica Emas won the regional round of the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Stetson students Brandon Blake, Julian Catala, Erica Emas and Claudette Goyanes will travel to Las Vegas for the national competition… » Read more

Stetson Ranked Third in the South

Stetson University is ranked third among the South’s top regional universities for academic quality.