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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
The series, part of an international research effort sponsored by NASA’s astrobiology program, promotes student research on humanity’s ethical obligations to potential extraterrestrial life.
Rachel Zufferey, Ph.D., associate professor and graduate director of biological sciences, has received a $495,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Program to fund research that may lead to the development of a leishmaniasis vaccine.
"[T]he Federal Trade Commission merely requires that companies live up to the terms of whatever they put in their privacy policies. . . . If a company doesn't promise to keep your information private, it generally doesn't have to," [Professor Jeff Sovern] said.
The Law School’s Center for Law and Religion has appointed two student fellows for 2015-2016: Stephanie Cipolla '16 and Christina Vlahos '17.
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.
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.
A Fulbright Scholar Award that will allow her to spend the fall 2015 semester in Kenya teaching and conducting research.