On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion presented a discussion with Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, about current and potential issues before the U.S. Supreme Court involving religious freedom.
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St. John’s University Pharmacy Professor to Raise Money for Homeless by Running the New York City Marathon
October 27, 2015
St. John’s University Pharmacy Professor John Conry will run in this year’s New York City Marathon on November 1 to help raise funds for the homeless of New York City. Conry is running to support Project Renewal, a New York–based nonprofit that works to renew the lives of homeless men and women, and is a community partner of St. John’s University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
More than 400 members of the St. John’s community came together recently for a talk by bestselling author, civil rights lawyer, and social activist Bryan Stevenson on “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference.” The event was co-sponsored by the Ronald H. Brown center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, and was part of a set of special events that continued the Law School's vital conversation on race, justice, and the law.
October 6, 2015
For the free market to work as intended, people need to be able to warn others about bad products or services, notes Professor Jeff Sovern in a story at NBC.com.
October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
September 30, 2015
In the winter of 1949, Francis Spellman, then the Archbishop of New York, broke a strike by 240 Catholic gravediggers at the largest Catholic cemetery in New York City. The events are described in detail in a law journal article by David L. Gregory, the Dorothy Day Professor of Law at St. John’s University.
September 25, 2015
In this first-person account, Professor David L. Gregory reflects on Pope Francis' recent remarks to the U.S. Congress about activist and Catholic Worker Movement founder Dorothy Day.