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As allegations that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted and endangered his post in Afghanistan intensify, Professor Jeffrey K. Walker weighs in on the likely outcome of the case given the sacrifices made to free Bergdahi from captivity under the Taliban.
March 26, 2015
John Lande, the Isidor Loeb Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, former director of its LLM Program in Dispute Resolution, and nationally-respected dispute resolution scholar, will receive St. John’s inaugural Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award.
On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, the Law School will continue its dialogue on race and the law with “An Evening with Quentin Williams: The Conversation Continues.” The program will feature M. Quentin B.L. Williams ’91, who will discuss his new book, A Survival Guide: How Not to Get Killed by the Police, Part I.
Mark L. Movsesian, director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion, just returned from Venice, Italy, where he participated in a new international moot court competition on law and religion at the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum, an academic research center.
The Los Angeles Times quotes Professor Jeff Sovern in an article discussing the settlement between the big three credit bureaus and New York’s Attorney General.
On Friday, March 6, 2015, the Law School’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) hosted its annual Lunar New Year Dinner at Vermilion, celebrating Asian American culture and the accomplishments of Asian Pacific American attorneys in the legal field.
In a time of great challenge for all law schools, St. John’s Law is thriving. With student credentials, bar passage and career placement rates all rising, it’s not surprising that St. John’s jumped 25 spots to #82 in the country in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools rankings.
Questioning whether credit agencies will finally clean up their act under the new regulatory framework, business columnist Jeff Gelles notes that, as a consumer policy expert, Professor Jeff Sovern has his doubts.
In recognition of her work promoting multicultural psychology and “illuminating the mental health issues of underrepresented communities,” Beverly Greene, Ph.D., professor of psychology, has received the 2015 Henry Tomes Award for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology.

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