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Real estate investment trust Rayonier Inc. faces class-action lawsuits on behalf of shareholders claiming that the company violated federal securities laws. Professor Michael Perino weighs in on the prospects for settlement.
Earlier this month, the Intellectual Property Law Center (IPLC) held its inaugural conference, bringing students, faculty, and leading experts together for a discussion about the legal implications of intelligent machines.
St. John's Law professors Elayne E. Greenberg, Paul F. Kirgis, and Jeff Sovern, along with their colleague from St. John's University, Yuxiang Liu, recently completed a study of consumer understanding of arbitration agreements to test the widespread assumption that consumers unwittingly agree to arbitration provisions.Their findings are set out in their article "'Whimsy Little Contracts' with Unexpected Consequences: An Empirical Analysis of Consumer Understanding of Arbitration Agreements," that is posted at SSRN.
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.
This summer, four undergraduates begin teaching and conducting research overseas as 2014 Fulbright award recipients.
The Hague Convention requires the prompt repatriation of children under 16 years of age who were wrongfully removed by a parent from the country in which they had been living, except in certain very limited circumstances. These few exceptions form the basis for much of the Hague Convention litigation in the United States.
Melissa Mowry, Ph.D., associate professor of English, received the 2013–14 James L. Clifford Prize for her article, “Past Remembrance of History: Aphra Behn’s The Widdow Ranter, or How the Collective Lost Its Honor.”
More than 100 students, faculty, and leading professionals gathered for the 33rd Annual Conference of the Graduate Research Association of Students in Pharmacy (GRASP).
More than 150 science majors from across the New York-area presented their scholarly work at the 62nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS).
Through poster sessions, roundtable and panel discussions, and individual presentations, St. John’s faculty and students showcased their scholarly achievements during Research Month, an annual celebration of academic excellence at the University.

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