Stetson hosts symposium on voting and political independence in the Virgin Islands

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, is hosting speakers from Curacao, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the east and west coasts of the U.S. on March 18 for a lively discussion and debate surrounding the issues of territorial status and self-determination, voting rights, and effective advocacy in the Virgin Islands.

Stetson law school's Gulfport, Florida, campus.

Stetson law school’s Gulfport, Florida, campus.

WHAT: The symposium sponsored by the Stetson Law Review is free and open to the public. Continuing Legal Education credits are available.

WHEN: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

WHERE: Great Hall at Stetson Law, 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport.

The symposium will also be available online as a live webinar on March 18 via

To register for the symposium, “Effective Advocacy in a Territorial Jurisdiction: The Repudiation of the Restatements in the Virgin Islands and Emerging Issues of Political Status in the Territorial and Insular Jurisdictions of the United States,” visit

For more information, please contact Stetson’s Office of Professional Education at 727-562-7898.