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 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

The Guardian Quotes Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy on Election Fraud Claims Lawsuit

Stetson Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy In a July 2 article in The Guardian titled “Fox and Friends confront billion-dollar US lawsuits over election fraud claims,” Stetson Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was quoted on the likelihood that Dominion has a valid defamation case against media outlets accusing the electronic voting systems manufacturer of voter fraud. Versions of the story also ran in Yahoo! News and other… » Read more

Law Professor Louis Virelli III quoted in Rolling Stone

Stetson Law Professor Louis Virelli III Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade, Rolling Stone published a piece titled “SCOTUS Justices ‘Prayed With’ Her – Then Cited Her Bosses to End Roe.” The article quoted Stetson Law Professor Louis Virelli III, who commented on whether Supreme Court justices’ praying with a group that filed an amicus brief is problematic. Versions of the… » Read more

Law Professor Luz Nagle on Extradition of High-Profile Latin Americans

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Law Professor Luz Nagle in a March 4, 2022 story titled “A door of hope has opened’: A fresh start for justice in Honduras?” Stetson Law Professor Luz Nagle An excerpt: “Extradition to the U.S. from Latin America was long justified by weak justice systems that couldn’t handle trials of high-profile politicians or kingpins, says Luz Estella Nagle, a law… » Read more

Law Professor Judith Scully talks Florida’s Stand Your Ground law

Stetson Law Professor Judith Scully Ten years after the death of Trayvon Martin, Law Professor Judith Scully talked with National Public Radio affiliate WMFE Orlando for a story titled “A decade after Trayvon Martin’s killing, Florida’s Stand Your Ground still faces scrutiny.” Scully is an expert in social justice-related law and policy. Story Excerpt: Florida became the first state to adopt Stand Your Ground, with… » Read more

Law Prof. Pete Lake weighs in on possibility of Berkeley enrollment freeze

By Josh MoodyInside Higher EdFebruary 16, 2022 Stetson Law Professor Peter Lake As an enrollment freeze loomed at the University of California at Berkeley, Inside Higher Ed explored the issue and its root causes in depth – namely, community opposition to a proposed campus expansion. To accomplish this, the publication sought insights from Stetson Law Professor Peter Lake, who is director of Stetson Law’s Center… » Read more

Prof. Stacey-Rae Simcox featured in NPR story on Vietnam veterans’ VA benefits

By Carson FrameNational Public Radio’s American Homefront ProjectJanuary 23, 2022 Law Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox In light of recently discovered delays in Department of Veterans Affairs assistance to Vietnam veterans newly eligible for benefit payouts, Stetson Law Professor and Director of the college’s Veterans Law Clinic spoke to National Public radio about the situation’s potential impact. Excerpt Veterans advocates say the VA’s communications are often boilerplate,… » Read more

Professor Kirsten K. Davis receives award for innovation

Kirsten K. Davis Professor Kirsten K. Davis was selected as a recipient of the 2021 COVID-19 Innovation Award from the Stetson University Board of Trustees. Board members realized that despite the disruption of the past several semesters, the university community worked to prioritize safety, emphasize student outcomes, invest in technology, and encourage faculty’s freedom to innovate for the benefit of continued learning. They created the… » Read more

Professor Kirsten K. Davis appointed to special committee on professionalism

Kirsten K. Davis Professor Kirsten K. Davis has been appointed by the new president of The Florida Bar, Mike Tanner, to serve on a newly created statewide Special Committee for the Review of Professionalism in Florida.    The Florida Bar, through its Board of Governors, approved and created this Committee to develop specific recommendations to the Board and to The Florida Supreme Court for: 1) any… » Read more

GiveSendGo data: Koch family member donated to crowdfunding campaign claiming election fraud

A member of the Koch family, one of the most influential power brokers in American politics, donated to a crowdfunding campaign that peddled misinformation about the presidential election well after such claims had been debunked, according to data provided to USA TODAY by a whistleblower site.

What Does the Supreme Court’s Interpretation of the Computer Fraud Statute Mean for Cybersecurity

With the importance of cybersecurity today, and the importance of focusing on those breaking into crucial computer systems, it seems like both the government and private industry need to be important gatekeepers in protecting information.