Professor Scully receives national award for mentorship

Law Professor Judith Scully The Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust has chosen Law Professor Judith Scully as one of eight recipients of its prestigious Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award. Each year, the award aims to honor a teacher or professor who has inspired former students to “create an organization which has demonstrably conferred a benefit on the community at large” or established “on a lasting basis… » Read more

Prof. Palmer on Helping Holocaust Survivors Recover Swiss Bank Funds

Stetson Law Professor Jason Palmer spoke at The Florida Holocaust Museum as part of the museum’s Lawyers of Conscience series. Before a packed room at The Florida Holocaust Museum, Stetson Law Professor Jason Palmer gave a compelling talk on the process of helping families of Holocaust victims reclaim assets from Swiss banks. Palmer, who teaches international litigation and arbitration, legal writing, civil procedure, and law… » Read more

Professor Simcox Co-Publishes New, Clinic-Focused Veterans Law Textbook

Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox. After roughly five years of intensive research and writing, Law Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox has published a unique book that could benefit countless veterans. A collaboration with William & Mary Law School Professor Emeritus David E. Boelzner, the book is called Veterans Benefits: Law, Theory, and Practice. Published through Carolina Academic Press, it aims to serve as “a useful and complete resource for… » Read more

ALI Names Prof. Virelli Among Its Newest Members

Law Professor Louis Virelli III Known for his engaging teaching style and influential scholarship on judicial ethics, Law Professor Louis Virelli III is generous with his time when it comes to bettering his profession. The legal profession’s thought leaders have taken notice. The American Law Institute has named Virelli among its latest inductees. Consisting of law professors, practicing attorneys, judges, government officials, and others, the… » Read more

Visiting Professor, Student Publish Paper on Dobbs Decision

Left: Flore Foulon. Right: Visiting Law Professor James Hart. A visiting professor and a recent alumna spent much of the summer developing a sharp piece of analysis on one of the biggest U.S. Supreme Court decisions in recent memory. The article’s title is A Comparative Law Guide to a post-Dobbs America and it is set to be published in the Cardozo Journal of Social Justice… » Read more

Professor Emeritus John Cooper Inducted into Stetson Law Hall of Fame

Stetson Law Professor Emeritus John Cooper gives remarks at Stetson Law’s 2022 Hall of Fame celebration A beloved faculty member who radiates passion for learning and travel, Professor Emeritus John Cooper joined the Stetson University College of Law Hall of Fame on December 3, 2022. Through his enterprising spirit and deep love of legal scholarship inspired countless others to expand their horizons through study and… » Read more

Professor Emerita Dorothea A. Beane Inducted into Stetson Law Hall of Fame

Stetson Law Professor Emerita Dorothea Beane gives her acceptance speech at Stetson Law’s 2022 Hall of Fame celebration For her decades of trailblazing work and inspiring others to challenge their perceived limitations, Stetson Law Professor Emerita Dorothea A. Beane has been inducted into the Stetson University College of Law Hall of Fame in 2022. When she joined the faculty in 1990, she brought with her… » Read more

Stetson Law Joins Innovative Effort to Fight Nitrogen Pollution in Key Waterways

Thanks to a recent grant, environmental law experts from Stetson College of Law have joined a multidisciplinary effort to shed light on an urgent but little-known environmental challenge: nitrogen pollution. The project, BlueGAP, brings Stetson Law’s Jacobs Law Clinic for Democracy and the Environment and the Institute for Biodiversity together with experts from four other institutions. Harnessing a variety of disciplines, their collaboration will present… » Read more

AALS Elder Law Section Honors Professor Morgan for Stellar Career

Law Professor Rebecca Morgan From being an early advocate for giving aging populations distinct legal considerations to sewing masks for nursing home residents at the dawn of the pandemic (when face coverings were rare), Law Professor Rebecca Morgan is an elder law pioneer and a tireless champion for aging populations. That’s why the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Aging and the Law… » Read more

Professor Nagle Works to Fight Exploitation of Migrants in Colombia

Law Professor Luz Nagle (second from right) visits with Fundación Dignitas to Barrio Reino de Palambé, Cartagena in August, 2022. As part of a critical project sponsored jointly by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ROLI) and USAID, Stetson Law Professor Luz Nagle spent part of her summer sharing her deep expertise about human trafficking and how to stop it in Colombia. The… » Read more

New Award Honors Professor Lake’s Contributions

Left: Stetson Law alumnus Blaze Bowers; Right: Stetson Law Professor Peter Lake A new annual award named for an influential Stetson Law professor will soon reward students who go above and beyond in the field of higher education law and policy. On August 22, the Stetson Law community celebrated the full endowment of the award, the Peter F. Lake “Spirit of the Law” Endowed Annual… » Read more

Stetson Law Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2022

Clockwise from top left: Assistant Professor of Law William Bunting, Assistant Professor of Law Ashley Krenelka Chase, Visiting Professor of Law William Henning, Assistant Professor of Law Jaclyn Lopez The start of every academic year at Stetson Law represents new beginnings in more ways than one. For new and returning students, it’s a time to set goals and intentions. For returning faculty, it’s a time… » Read more