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Andrew Warren

Recap of Warren v. DeSantis trial; plus Tampa Police Chief resigns

A constitutional law professor talks about last week’s trial in Warren vs. DeSantis. And Tampa’s Police Chief resigns.
Clean Water Rule

Wetlands scientists support states’ lawsuit to save Clean Water Rule

Several states are suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for putting on hold an Obama-era rule to protect wetlands and waterways. And this month an organization of wetlands...
Louis Virelli, professor, Stetson University College of Law.

Will Rick Scott pack the Florida Supreme Court?

The future of the Florida Supreme Court lies in the balance as three Justices will be replaced in January of 2019; but incredibly, it’s still up in the air who will appoint the new Justices:...

Pioneering professor on challenging sexual assault using the law

On MidPoint we air a recent speech by pioneering feminist law professor, Catharine MacKinnon of the University of Michigan, on social change through legal intervention; MacKinnon spoke Thursday at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport,...
Stetson Law Judith Scully

Should juvenile age be raised in Florida criminal justice system?

Here’s a MidPoint program that aired on Monday December 12, 2016 – part of the great programming we deliver at WMNF. If you agree, feel free to use this link to make a financial contribution...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

Update: vote means St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

Update: on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-2 to advance this ordinance. Below is a story originally published on Oct. 27, 2016 and here is a link to a related...
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USF students rally for refugee rights after Trump’s ban

There have been protests at airports and other locations across the country since President Donald Trump signed a partial ban on immigration from some Muslim-majority countries on Friday. Hundreds of people marched along Seventh Avenue in...
Stetson Law Judith Scully

Should juvenile age be raised in Florida criminal justice system?

Should an 18-year-old convicted of a serious crime have to serve a sentence like life in prison or should the juvenile age be increased in the Florida criminal justice system? We’ll talk about this topic...
Stetson law on refugees

Do U.S & international laws do enough for refugees?

The United States could be doing more to help refugees being created by its wars in Southeast Asia; that was one point that came out during a panel discussion by law experts Monday morning at...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

How St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

If the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturns its Citizens United decision it might be because of an ordinance that’s being considered by St. Petersburg; on Thursday afternoon the City heard about an ordinance that would limit...
Antonin Scalia at Stetson

Law professor weighs in on SCOTUS vacancy after Scalia’s death

Arch-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Saturday and the balance of the Court could shift with his replacement; WMNF spoke with a constitutional law professor about how election year politics could influence what happens....

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