The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) hosted the sixth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon at St. John’s new Manhattan campus.
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Earlier this month, St. John’s Law hosted a talk on hot topics related to the SEC’s current and future enforcement efforts. Moderated by Professor Michael Perino, the conversation featured SEC Enforcement Division Director Andrew J. Ceresney and Robert E. Rice ‘87, chief counsel to SEC Chair Mary Jo White.
According to a study by Jeff Sovern scheduled for publication in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, consumers rarely exercise their right to cancel a contract for goods or services.
October 16, 2014
Last week, the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development teamed with the University of Houston Law Center to host a one-day East Coast regional symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposium.
Larry Cunningham on Prosecution's Burden of Proof Against Mother Accused of Fatally Poisoning her 5-year-old Son
October 16, 2014
Prosecutors have cleared a key hurdle in their case against Lacey Spears, the Rockland County, NY mother accused of fatally poisoning her young son with salt. Larry Cunningham weighs in on the pitfalls of using a defendant's psychiatric issues as a prosecution tactic.
The Rochester Police Department is seeking videos shot by bystanders to police activity. Professor Larry Cunningham weighs in on the legalities.
October 9, 2014
Former St. John's Law Professor David D. Siegel, who authored many leading works of commentary on New York Practice and Procedure, died today at age 82.
October 7, 2014
By cancelling its teachers' contract, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission took an action that could remake the city's schools and have national implications.
St. John’s Law to Host Milestone National Bar Association Symposium on Education: The New Civil Right
October 1, 2014
On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development will team with the University of Houston Law Center to host a one-day East Coast regional symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposium. The symposium will address the topic of "Education: The New Civil Right."