Professor Torres-Spelliscy on the potential fate of abortion access in Florida

Stetson Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was quoted in an August 3 National Public Radio story titled “Trump’s legal defense focuses on free speech – will that strategy hold up in court?” The story ran on NPR affiliates across the country. Her insights focused on the distinction between speech and deeds in the case. Quotes from the piece were also used in… » Read more

The Tampa Bay Times features insights from Prof. Lopez on Florida’s imperiled ghost orchid habitat

Stetson Law Professor Jaclyn Lopez Law Professor Jaclyn Lopez was quoted in a September 4 Tampa Bay Times story titled “Florida swamp holds rare flower. But can the ghost orchid survive?” The story explored threats to the rare flower’s habitat and how policymakers can leverage environmental protections to protect it.… » Read more

AP Quotes Professor Peter Lake Quoted on WVU’s Fiscal and Political Challenges

Stetson Law Professor Peter Lake Law Professor Peter Lake was quoted in a September 4 Associated Press wire story titled “West Virginia University Crisis Looms as GOP Leaders Focus on Economic Development, Jobs.” The story, which ran in outlets nationwide, features Lake’s insights on potential areas where a university like WVU might see funding cuts if lawmakers opt for budget reductions.… » Read more

Bankruptcy Law Q&A with Law Professor Theresa Pulley Radwan

Stetson Law Professor Theresa Pulley Radwan Law Professor Theresa Pulley Radwan, Stetson Law’s top expert in bankruptcy law, was interviewed for an extensive question-and-answer article on covering the fundamentals of bankruptcy law. Tailored to consumers as well as business owners, the article includes Pulley Radwan’s insights about what to expect when filing for bankruptcy, alternatives to filing for bankruptcy law, and resources one can… » Read more

Stetson Law Welcomes 6 New Faculty for Fall ‘23

Ahead of the start of the Fall 2023 semester, six members have joined Stetson University College of Law’s dynamic faculty and visiting faculty. Though they come from a wide range of backgrounds, all share a love of teaching and a lengthy list of professional and scholarly achievements. From an award-winning environmental and legal writing scholar to a seasoned international business law expert, here are Stetson… » 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 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