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John Lande, the Isidor Loeb Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, former director of its LLM Program in Dispute Resolution, and nationally-respected dispute resolution scholar, will receive St. John’s inaugural Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award.
Mark L. Movsesian, director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion, just returned from Venice, Italy, where he participated in a new international moot court competition on law and religion at the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum, an academic research center.
The Los Angeles Times quotes Professor Jeff Sovern in an article discussing the settlement between the big three credit bureaus and New York’s Attorney General.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.

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