Stetson Law Now Offers Free Teletherapy for Students

Uwill is a free teletherapy program now available to all Stetson Law students. The curricula may be challenging, the schedule demanding, and the bar exam on the horizon, but law school is one of the most rewarding paths one can take. It’s not always easy, though, and finding time to manage stress in a heathy way can be tough. That’s why Stetson Law is thrilled… » Read more

Stetson Law to Offer Free Wills and Health Care Directives for Veterans, Spouses

Wills for Warriors is a free program for veterans who qualify. For the first time since 2020, Stetson University College of Law will once again partner with the Community Law Program and the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation to prepare free simple wills and advance directives for low-income veterans and spouses over 60. Those who qualify will receive individualized assistance from professionals who care deeply about… » Read more

Week 1 Recap: Campus to Career Kicks off with Compelling Events

What was previously a shorter event featuring tabling and panel discussions has evolved into a multi-month experience full of meaningful conversations and immersive exercises. Produced by Stetson Law’s Office of Career and Professional Development, Campus to Career aims to help law students map their transition from the classroom to professional life after graduation. The first week of programming showcased a broad range of speakers, from… » 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

Clearwater Aquarium’s Buddy Powell to Talk “Manatees & Mermaids”

An iconic species in the Sunshine State, Florida manatees face unprecedented threats to their health and habitats. A majestic sight in Florida’s rivers and coastal waters, manatees are as beloved as they are emblematic of the Sunshine State. Yet the large aquatic mammals – whose paddle-shaped tails and graceful swimming may have inspired the myth of mermaids – might be more threatened than ever in… » Read more

Student, Staff Member, and Prof. Make Inaugural AALS Pro Bono Honor Roll

Stetson Law’s inaugural members of the AALS Pro Bono Honor Roll At Stetson Law, the spirit of service is a core part of the culture. Students, who are required to perform at least 60 hours of pro bono work in order to graduate, give generously of their time and energy, as do faculty and staff. That’s why it’s no surprise that a Stetson Law student,… » 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

Year in Review: 10 Ways Stetson Law Triumphed in 2022

With 2023 on the horizon, it is safe to say 2022 was an incredible year for Stetson Law. It wasn’t just ranking near the top in key U.S. News & World Report areas, having one of Florida’s highest bar passage rates, or earning the college’s third INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine HEED Award in a row. 1. Prolific Writing & Publishing Law Student Michael Harrigan With… » Read more

Highlights from Stetson Law’s December Graduate Celebration

To celebrate Stetson Law students who successfully completed their law school journey over the Fall 2022 semester, officials held an intimate on-campus gathering in their honor (see the full video below). The event was held December 15 in the Great Hall and featured remarks from campus and university leadership. Kicking off the celebration, Stetson Law Interim Dean Theresa J. Pulley Radwan commended the students for… » 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

4 Inducted into Stetson Law Hall of Fame in 2022

Left to right: Gregory Coleman, Judge Pamela Campbell, Professor Emerita Dorothea Beane, Professor Emeritus John Cooper At a banquet event on the evening of December 3, 2022, Stetson Law welcomed four distinguished individuals to the college’s Hall of Fame. Since 2004 Hall of Fame has been Stetson University College of Law’s premier event celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of alumni, faculty, and other members of… » 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