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

American Law Institute Names Professor Podgor A Life Member

Law Professor Ellen Podgor, an expert in white collar crime For her 25 years of service to its mission of clarifying, simplifying, and modernizing common law, the American Law Institute has given prestigious Life Member status to Stetson Law Professor Ellen Podgor. Podgor, a nationally recognized criminal law scholar whose award-winning work focuses on white collar crime, was nominated to ALI and elected to the… » Read more

Professor Flowers Inducted as NAELA Board President

Stetson Law Professor Roberta Flowers On the heels of her one-year term as vice president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Stetson Law Professor Roberta Flowers has taken the reins as the board’s president. Her new role became official Saturday, May 14 at the 2022 NAELA Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Founded in 1987, the organization offers resources to attorneys, professional organizations… » Read more

Mullins, Morrissey & Davis Earn Faculty Awards

Professors Anne Mullins, Joseph Morrissey, and Kirsten Davis were recognized for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and research, respectively, in spring of 2022. As the 2021-2022 academic year drew to a close, Stetson University College of Law Dean Michèle Alexandre recognized Stetson Law faculty members whose work best reflects the law school’s mission. The series of awards honored them for their impact on student achievement and… » Read more

Rebecca Morgan wins national elder law award

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) announced that Stetson Law’s own Professor Rebecca C. Morgan is the winner of the 2020 Powley Elder Law Award. The award is presented annually to a NAELA member who is recognized in his or her community as a leader in promoting a greater understanding of the rights and needs of the elderly and people with special needs, and of how elder law attorneys advocate for those rights.

Linda S. Anderson publishes book on Florida Bar Exam essay prep

Linda S. Anderson, professor of law, wrote Florida Bar Exam Essay Prep: Strategies and Study Materials published by Cognella Academic Publishing. The book is a combination of substantive rules important for the Florida Bar Exam essays and specific study techniques and tools.

Anne E. Mullins explores use of metacognition in teaching

Law Professor Anne E. Mullins published Meta is Better in the North Dakota Law Review (94 N.D. L. Rev 325 (2019).

Cynthia Hawkins provides overview of child support and enforcement in new book

Professor Cynthia G. Hawkins Cynthia G. Hawkins authored The Child Support Enforcement Handbook, published by Cognella Academic Publishing in 2019. Details from the publisher The Child Support Enforcement Handbook provides students with an historical overview of child support and enforcement, including relevant federal and state legislative and statutory schemes. Decades of state and federal legislation, and their varying impacts, are presented to help readers decode this… » Read more

Kirsten K. Davis discusses use of reading groups for legal writing scholars

Dr. Kirsten K. Davis Dr. Kirsten K. Davis, Director of the Institute for Advancement of Legal Communication, published Reading Legal Writing Together: Reading Groups Can Build the Disciplinary Community of Legal Writing Scholars in Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute. The essay describes how a reading group of scholars can help develop community in a scholarly discipline. About Kirsten Davis Kirsten Davis… » Read more

Royal Gardner’s research for Supreme Court amici brief featured in science journal

Professor Royal C. Gardner Royal C. Gardner, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, was the lead author of Advocating for Science: Amici Curiae Brief of Wetland and Water Scientists in Support of the Clean Water Rule, which appeared in the June 2019 issue of the peer-reviewed journal Wetlands. Co-authors of the article, which has more than 1,100 downloads,… » Read more

Jason Palmer examines the role of positive emotional intelligence in protecting disenfranchised and minority groups

Law Professor Jason Palmer wrote Emotional Intelligence and Homophobia for the Wake Forest Law Review in a symposium issue on Cognitive Emotion and the Law in fall 2019.

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy assesses the Roberts Supreme Court’s definition of corruption

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote Deregulating Corruption for the Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2019. According to the abstract The Roberts Supreme Court has, or to be more precise the five most conservative members of the Roberts Court have, spent the last twelve years branding and rebranding the meaning of the word “corruption” both in campaign finance cases and in… » Read more