In a time of great challenge for all law schools, St. John’s Law is thriving. With student credentials, bar passage and career placement rates all rising, it’s not surprising that St. John’s jumped 25 spots to #82 in the country in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools rankings.
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Questioning whether credit agencies will finally clean up their act under the new regulatory framework, business columnist Jeff Gelles notes that, as a consumer policy expert, Professor Jeff Sovern has his doubts.
March 6, 2015
Should Ferguson's police chief step down in the wake of a federal report finding rampant issues in his police force? Professor Larry Cunningham says "absolutely."
February 25, 2015
Was storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins an insular boys' club where women were unduly excluded? Prof. David l. Gregory, Executive Director of the Center for Labor and Employment Law, weighs in on the ongoing gender discrimination case.
February 20, 2015
Earlier this week, Professor Mark L. Movsesian—director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion—participated in a panel program on “The Evolution and Implications of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act” at the Federal Bar Council’s annual Winter Bench & Bar Conference.
February 7, 2015
There is an ongoing national debate about the "religious objections" to vaccines claimed by parents. According to Professor Mark l. Movsesian, director of the Law School's Center for Law and Religion, these objections are really grounded in personal belief, rather than religion.
Professor Jeff Sovern argues that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should ban arbitration clauses in boilerplate consumer contracts because people generally don't understand them.
January 22, 2015
St. John’s Law is pleased to announce the publication of God, Schools, and Government Funding: First Amendment Conundrums, the latest book by Professor Nina J. Crimm and co-author Professor Laurence H. Winer of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
December 15, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that police officers don't necessarily violate a person's constitutional rights when they stop a car based on a mistaken understanding of the law. Prof. John Q. Barrett weighs in.
December 12, 2014
At the NYT DealBook, Prof. Michael Perino weighs in on the Second Circuit's latest effort to define the parameters of insider trading, "perhaps our most symbolic white-collar crime."