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Stetson University in the News, Dec. 8-14

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Clay Henderson, Stetson University

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Lance Long

The Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment Amendment, authored by Stetson professors Lance Long and Clay Henderson, was being debated by the Florida Constitution Commission in Tallahassee this week, according to the Dec. 11 Daytona Beach News-Journal.

  • Law Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Dec. 10 Chronicle of Higher Education article, “How Sexual-Harassment Charges at U. of Rochester Spiraled Out of Control.”
  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance at Stetson, was quoted in the article, “Major Investment Scams Every Investor Must Know How to Spot.” Ma said, “Investors should realize that stock prices cannot be talked up or talked down, reacting to unverified information only helps the buyers of worthless stocks,” posted by TheStreet Dec. 9.

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  • Erin Moore, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of psychology at Stetson, was quoted in the article, “Youngsters Aren’t Protecting Themselves Against STDs During Oral Sex.” Moore said, “Many young adults do not perceive they are at risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection,” posted by Deccan Chronicle Dec. 8.
  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance at Stetson, was quoted in the article, “Why Niche ETFs Are Terrible Investments,” posted by TheStreet. Ma said, “Many studies have shown that the more memorable investments often pay a premium to investors,” posted Dec. 11.
  • Law Professor Charles Rose was quoted in the Daytona Beach News-Journal article, “Judge Tosses Shooting Lawsuit.”
  • Adjunct professor and Law alumnus Art Rios appeared on SNN Sarasota on Dec. 14 discussing extradition of a man with dual Israeli-American citizenship accused of murdering his mother.
  • Adjunct professor and Law alumnus Jay Wolfson was quoted in the Dec. 9 Managed Healthcare Executive article, “Five Ways Trump’s Tax Reform Will Impact Healthcare.”
  • Law Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote the Dec. 10 Elder Law Prof Blog, “If You Made a List, What Would You Do Differently When You Are Older?” She wrote the Elder Law Prof Blog, “When is a Tattoo an Advanced Directive?”
  • The Dec. 11 E&E News quoted Professor Royal Gardner in the article, “Clean Water Act May Offer ‘Magic Key’ for Dam Removal.”

Other News:

  • The Dec. 6 PublicNow ran the news that “Stetson Law Students Help With New Legal Hotline for Disaster Victims.”
  • News of the upcoming Paskay Bankruptcy Seminar ran in the Dec. 11 Targeted News Service.
  • According to the Dec. 12 World News, “Stetson Invites Future Law Students to Open Houses in January and February.”
  • News of a webinar on Bitcoin Consumer Scams presented by Stetson appeared on NAELA.
  • The Targeted News Service reported that “Stetson Offers Complimentary Webinar on the Process Behind Forensic Science Certification, Crime Lab Accreditation.”

Alumni News:

  • The Dec. 12 Tampa Bay Times reported that Law alumna Ashley Moody is running for attorney general.
  • Stetson University alumnus Stephen Christopher Mills was mentioned in the Elon University article, “Elon Celebrates Accomplishments of Newest Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Graduates,” posted Dec. 10.
  • According to the Dec. 12 South Florida Sun Sentinel, Law alumnus Gerard Joseph Curley Jr. was elected to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Palm Beach County.
  • The Dec. 11 Fernandina Beach Observer reported that Law alumna and Fernandina Beach City Attorney Tammi Bach was named to the Board of Directors of the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association.
  • The Tampa Bay Times reported that Law alumna Pamela Cichon is the new city attorney for Temple Terrace.