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July 29, 2014
Meng Xu ‘16 came to St. John’s knowing that she wanted to pursue a career in intellectual property law. By the end of her first year, she had earned a strong academic record, including membership on the St. John’s Law Review. Adding to Meng’s impressive achievements, this month, Dean Michael A. Simons awarded her the New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s (NYIPLA) Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship.
July 25, 2014
Religious freedom is a “fundamental right of man, reflecting his highest dignity” and “an indispensible condition for fully realizing human potential.”
July 25, 2014
Michael Perino, the Dean George W. Matheson Professor of Law at St. John's, weighs in that it's unlikely Barclays will succeed in its motion to dismiss the case alleging that the bank lied to its clients about the activity of high-speed traders in its "dark pool," in part because the NY attorney general's burden of proof is much less than what would be required by federal law.
July 17, 2014
The site of the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair—Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens—was the ideal venue for a celebration hosted by The McCallen Society on June 1, in honor of its members who graduated from St. John’s 50 years ago, in 1964.
July 16, 2014
The program responds to the need for more innovative ways to engage the branches of the Vincentian family and encourage them to work together on global, regional, and local levels to transform the lives of those living in poverty.