After a very successful year in external competition, the St. John’s Law Moot Court Honor Society now ranks 17th in the nation out of a competitive field of 180 law schools.
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Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam and St. John’s Law Students Discuss the Hands-On Work of Promoting Economic and Social Justice
April 22, 2015
When Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, came to campus last week, she met with students to discuss their clinic work and research in the area of economic and social justice.
Inspired by Goldman Sachs’ presence in Bangalore, India, members of the Kappa Zeta Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honor society at St. John’s University, donated a shipment of stuffed animals to Bangalore’s Abilashrayam Orphanage, demonstrating the Vincentian spirit of compassion and zeal for service.
St. John’s University has once again been named among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review’s newest ranking.
Internships are becoming more and more crucial as the need for graduates with extensive experience intensifies. The Department of Accounting and Taxation’s Scholars Program at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business prides itself in providing students with the opportunity to participate in a full-time winter internship, allowing students to experience the accounting profession first-hand during the busy season.
April 17, 2015
The Department of Labor has unveiled its much-anticipated rule proposal extending a fiduciary standard to brokers and advisors providing investment advice to clients on retirement accounts. Professor Christine Lazaro, director of the Law School's Securities Arbitration Clinic, weighs in on the proposed new standard.
April 15, 2015
Throughout its history, the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development has offered a forum for illuminating and discussing critical issues of racial, economic, and social justice. This year, the student-run publication of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development proudly celebrates its 30th anniversary.
The arrival of the information age has brought along with it a heightened need for fraud prevention and education. In response to the growing demand for individuals with fraud examination skills who can help organizations in fraud detection and deterrence, the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s has taken steps to strengthen fraud education at the College by partnering with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The Anti-Fraud Education Partnership makes it easy for Universities around the world to provide their students with expert anti-fraud training through the use of world-class educational tools and resources and workshops.
Following the recent dedication of the University’s Veterans Success Center, St. John’s has announced that its Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center, which supplies free virtual tax preparation services for low-income New Yorkers, has extended its services to allow qualifying veterans to have their taxes prepared in person by on-campus volunteers.
Reuters Cites Michael Perino's Upcoming Columbia Law Review Article on Securities Class Action Fee-Setting
April 10, 2015
Professor Michael Perino's co-authored article on securities class action fee-setting, which will be published in the Columbia Law Review, was cited in a Reuters story critiquing the current system of awarding fees in securities class actions.