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.

Feds Urge SCOTUS Not to Review New Hampshire’s Remote Worker Tax Suit

The federal government says the Supreme Court should not take up New Hampshire’s case over Massachusetts’s regulation allowing the state to tax nonresident remote workers.

The latest Elder Law news highlights

Recent nursing home news includes a new GAO report on COVID-19 in skilled nursing facilities.

Law school offers course to underrepresented students

Stetson University College of Law, in partnership with Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg, is excited to announce a new summer program aimed at training underrepresented teenagers to advocate for themselves and others.

Shareholders fight to rein in risk by demanding transparency into public companies’ political spending

Decade-long push to reveal corporate political spending gains fresh momentum in 2021.

Amy Coney Barrett took speaking fees from a group that pushed Mississippi’s abortion ban. A constitutional law expert says that won’t stop her ruling on the case.

Virelli said justices regularly speak to such groups.

Professor Radwan recognized by state organization for important work during the pandemic

Prof. Theresa J. Pulley Radwan with the She Stepped Up Award. Theresa J. Pulley Radwan, transitional business administrator and professor of law, was one of six women in higher education in Florida to be recognized with the “She Stepped Up Award: Recognizing Extraordinary Leadership During COVID-19.” The award, presented by the American Council on Education Women’s Network – Florida during its fourth annual conference on… » Read more

First Suit Filed Over Maryland’s Digital Ad Tax

Four trade associations are suing the comptroller of Maryland over the state’s new tax on digital advertising, the first tax of its kind in the United States.