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September 18, 2014
On Thursday, June 12, The McCallen Society hosted a reception in honor of a member, Jerrold Ross, Ph.D., who retired earlier this year.
The Law School’s global curriculum is designed to provide St. John’s J.D. and LL.M. students with a broad exposure to the practice of law in a transnational setting, and the opportunity to explore diverse legal systems across the globe.
Earlier this month, Mark L. Movsesian, the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John's Law, gave a talk on Religious Freedom for Mideast Christians: Yesterday and Today before a standing-room-only audience at the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, TX.
Professor David L. Gregory weighs in on N.F.L Commissioner Roger Goodell's mishandling of the Ray Rice ban and similar personal conduct issues plaguing the league.
Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John's University, led a panel examining the ways that international students may help to meet the challenges facing American higher education as part of the fourth annual New York Times “Schools for Tomorrow” Conference.
"You have been selected from thousands of applicants to be here,” said Dr. Gempesaw, “based upon your accomplishments and potential to perpetuate the University's Catholic and Vincentian mission of academic excellence, faith, and commitment to service.”
Under New York law, If convicted, a mother wouldn’t be automatically disqualified from inheriting her daughter’s fortune because she isn’t charged with intending to kill the girl.
Professor Jeff Sovern pens New York Times letter to the editor in response to an article on the illegality of doctors displaying photos of babies they delivered.
The Legal Apprentice features articles about legal cases written from multidisciplinary perspectives.
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.

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