Hispanic Bar Association honors Stetson University Professor of Law Luz Nagle with Judge E.J. Salcines “Spirit of Tampa” Award

GULFPORT, FL, November 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Hispanic Bar Association honored Stetson University College of Law professor Luz Nagle on Nov. 2 with the E. J. Salcines “Spirit of Tampa” Award.

Professor Nagle is the first tenured Hispanic law professor at Stetson University. An expert in international law, international criminal law, national security law and human trafficking, she has been a lecturer and visiting professor, training students, lawyers and professors around the world.

Professor Nagle’s career prior to teaching included serving as a judge in Colombia confronting drug lords and pursuing software pirates as a member of Microsoft Corporation’s Latin America Copyright Enforcement Practice.

As a professor of law at Stetson University, Nagle has met with visitors from across the globe as part of the State Department’s Distinguished Foreign Visitors Program. Active in several bar associations, Professor Nagle has served on the International Bar Association task forces on terrorism, corruption, criminal justice reform, and combatting human trafficking.

The E.J. Salcines Spirit of Tampa Award honors Judge Salcines and celebrates those members of the community who mentor, guide and pave the way for young Hispanics in the Tampa Bay area.

Judge Emiliano Jose Salcines served as a prosecutor and in private practice before he was appointed to the Second District Court of Appeal in 1998. He has been an active participant in the Tampa legal community. The Hispanic Bar Association recognized him for his years of service, and established the Salcines Spirit of Tampa Award as a tribute to his involvement in Tampa over the last 40 years.

About Stetson University College of Law
Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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