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Bright sunshine matched the smiles and high spirits of new resident students and their parents as the St. John’s University community welcomed them to the Queens and Staten Island, NY, campuses for Move-In 2015.
When Susan Rosenberg, Ph.D., was a teenager, she happened upon the Trisha Brown Dance Company in rehearsal and knew she was in the presence of a genius.
Christopher Newton '13, an attorney with Queens Legal Services Corp. and an alumni of the Law School's Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic, was on hand for a recent press conference called by NYC council members to raise awareness of banks' refusal to properly consider loan modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure, and the banks' failure to send representatives with authority to negotiate to court-run settlement conferences. Newton's client, Maria Patronas, spoke about her experience.
"The key for trial lawyers is to work backwards, knowing what they're going to have to prove." Dean Larry Cunningham, a former prosecutor, shares practical tips on jury instructions in this Law 360 article.
Thirty-nine college sophomores and juniors from across the country gathered in celebration at St. John’s School of Law on July 29 to mark their completion of a selective summer program that prepares underrepresented students to pursue a degree in the field.
Recognizing the importance of excellent classroom teaching, St. John’s Law hosted a training for new and returning adjunct faculty last week led by Associate Academic Dean and Professor Larry Cunningham.
Now in its 10th summer, St. John's Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program for College Students encourages students from traditionally underserved groups—who are often the first in their families to attend college— to apply to law school and pursue legal careers.
More than 125 attendees, including pharmaceutical scientists from industry and academia, gathered at St. John’s Queens, NY, campus for the Eighth Annual Charles I. Jarowski Industrial Pharmacy Symposium on June 17–18.

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