#26: Climate Change, Environmental Law, and Public Access to Justice
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by Stetson University, College of Law
1w ago
Florida isn’t just on the front line for climate change in America – it’s also a testing ground for new legal questions about how to deal with its consequences. In the latest episode of Real Cases, we speak with Assistant Professor Jaclyn Lopez, Director of the Jacobs Public Interest Law Clinic for Democracy and the Environment. We discuss public access to environmental justice, new legal problems raised by increased flooding, and the role the Jacobs Law Clinic is playing in fighting to extend federal Endangered Species Act protection to the ghost orchid, a rare and famous flower unique to the ..read more
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#25: History, the Law, and Constitutional Consciousness
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by Stetson University, College of Law
1M ago
How did free African Americans before the Civil War regard the Constitution, freedom, and citizenship in a republic that excluded them from political participation? In the latest episode of Real Cases, we sit down with Stetson Professor James Fox to discuss the fuzzy boundaries between history and legal scholarship, different varieties of originalism on today’s Supreme Court, and how greater racial diversity in the academy advances new ways of understanding the past ..read more
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#24: Stetson in the Tampa Bay Community
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by Stetson University, College of Law
2M ago
What’s life like for young legal professionals in Tampa Bay? On this month’s episode of Real Cases, we talk to three Stetson Law alums with prominent positions at law firms in the greater Tampa Bay community: Ciara Willis J.D. 16, a Partner at Bush Ross, P.A. who practices community association law, Matthew Ceriale J.D. ‘19, an Associate Attorney at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, L.L.P. who practices civil litigation, and Danielle Weaver-Rogers J.D. ‘13, Senior Corporate Counsel for Labor and Employment at Qualfon Data Service Group, L.L.C., who works in employment law. They talk about life in ..read more
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#23: AI and Intellectual Property Law
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by Stetson University, College of Law
3M ago
By scrubbing the internet for information that it recombines into new texts and images, generative AI has launched a host of new questions about intellectual property law and liability. For instance, who’s responsible if an AI infringes upon your intellectual property? The company that made it? The company that used it? The AI itself? We discuss these questions and more in the latest episode of Real Cases with Professor Darryl C. Wilson, Stetson Law’s Associate Dean for Strategy & Operations.    ..read more
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#22: Space Law and Cyber Law
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by Stetson University, College of Law
5M ago
What nation has jurisdiction if an astronaut commits a crime in space? Who owns the right to mine asteroids? How do countries co-manage the physical infrastructure of the internet – on earth and in orbit? On this month’s episode of Real Cases, Stetson Law Professor Roy Balleste discusses the complex web of maritime precedents and international agreements that govern space exploration. He explains why the final frontier holds a host of new ethical, technological, and legal questions that law scholars have only just begun to contemplate.   ..read more
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#21: AI, Law, and Legal Education
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by Stetson University, College of Law
7M ago
Are AI tools like ChatGPT reshaping the landscape of law and legal education? Or are they just another form of information technology that lawyers and students can harness with a properly critical approach? In this episode, Stetson professors Catherine Cameron and Kelly Feeley discuss the limits of AI tools and online databases, the persistent importance of legal interpretation and analysis, and the unexpected ways new technologies can replicate structural biases.   ..read more
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#19: LGBTQIA+ Law Students and the Lambda Legal Society at Stetson
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by Stetson University, College of Law
9M ago
In this episode, we’re joined by Professor Joseph Morrissey and Stetson alum Nathan Bruemmer to discuss the role of advocacy and organizing in law school and beyond, the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association’s Lavender Law Career Fair, and what schools like Stetson are doing to make queer students and their allies feel welcome in the legal profession.   ..read more
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#18: Studying Away from Home: Out-of-State Students at Stetson
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by Stetson University, College of Law
10M ago
In this episode, we’re joined by Lamine Gueye and Sara Fultz, two rising 3L students at Stetson who originally hail from New York and Virginia. They share their thoughts about the Tampa Bay area, what drew them to Stetson, and what it’s like going to law school after spending some years working after college.   ..read more
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#17: Disability, Law, and Legal Education at Stetson
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by Stetson University, College of Law
11M ago
Over one out of four adults in the U.S. has some type of disability. In this episode we’re joined by Kathryn Pelham, Stetson Law’s Associate Director of Accessibility Resources & ADA Coordinator, to discuss how Stetson and other law schools are accommodating a growing number of students with conditions that impact their access to education. She discusses her philosophy behind equitable accommodations in law school curricula, the challenges of reaching for universal accessibility, and the importance of advocating for yourself ..read more
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Episode 16: Affirmative Action - Peter Lake
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by Stetson University, College of Law
1y ago
The Supreme Court’s new ruling in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard reverses an over 40-year-old precedent for how university admissions committees can cultivate racial diversity in their incoming classes. In this episode we’re joined by Professor Peter Lake, an internationally recognized expert on higher education law and policy. He discusses the history of race-conscious college admissions, the consequences of judicial mistrust for higher ed administration, and why he thinks the court’s latest ruling is “litigation bait” for many more lawsuits to come.   ..read more
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