By cancelling its teachers' contract, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission took an action that could remake the city's schools and have national implications.
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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."
September 29, 2014
Earlier this month, the Center for International and Comparative Law opened its annual Global Issues Series with a talk on “The Global Law Firm.” by Richard F. Hans ’93, managing partner of DLA Piper’s New York office.
September 25, 2014
September 24, 2014
Directed by Professor Jeremy Sheff, IPLC is a forum for research, education, professional development, and service addressing the legal and policy issues of the knowledge economy. The center will bring students, practitioners, judges, policymakers, and academics together to explore how law and lawyers participate in shaping the information age—from intellectual property law to trade policy; from pharmaceuticals to publishing; from privacy rights to free expression principles; from Silicon Alley to Madison Avenue.
September 18, 2014
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.
Hundreds Attend Professor Mark L. Movsesian’s Talk on Mideast Christians at the Lanier Theological Library
September 17, 2014
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.
September 15, 2014
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.