Yvonne Pratt-Johnson, Ed.D., a professor in The School of Education at St. John’s University, has received her third Fulbright-Hays Scholar Award.
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June 22, 2015
June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015
U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska Receives Law School Alumni Association’s Hon. John E. Sprizzo Award
June 4, 2015
The majestic Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse in lower Manhattan was a fitting setting for the annual Hon. John E. Sprizzo Reception hosted by St. John's Law and featuring the presentation of the Sprizzo Award to Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
FINRA's BrokerCheck reports routinely omit information many clients would consider critical to assessing a potential advisor's fitness to serve them. Professor Christine Lazaro, director of the Securities Arbitration Clinic at St. John's Law, weighs in on the issue.
In this Boston Globe Op-Ed, Professor Jeff Sovern argues for a ban on the arbitration clauses typically buried in the fine print of a credit card contract or other consumer contract.
May 22, 2015
A Manhattan federal judge's use of a rare writ to void a former Merrill Lynch assistant's guilty plea for lying in the "squawk box" securities fraud case may have been a valid exercise in sympathy, but according to Professor Larry Cunningham, prosecutors would have opened the floodgates to more culpable defendants had they let the judge's decision stand.