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Under New York law, If convicted, a mother wouldn’t be automatically disqualified from inheriting her daughter’s fortune because she isn’t charged with intending to kill the girl.
Last week, approximately 215 day and evening students joined the St. John’s Law community as the incoming class of 2014.
Professor Jeff Sovern pens New York Times letter to the editor in response to an article on the illegality of doctors displaying photos of babies they delivered.
Of New York schools providing figures, St. John's saw the greatest jump. By late July, the school had received 2,840 applications, more than a 14 percent increase over last year's 2,483.
Meng Xu ‘16 came to St. John’s knowing that she wanted to pursue a career in intellectual property law. By the end of her first year, she had earned a strong academic record, including membership on the St. John’s Law Review. Adding to Meng’s impressive achievements, this month, Dean Michael A. Simons awarded her the New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s (NYIPLA) Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship.
Religious freedom is a “fundamental right of man, reflecting his highest dignity” and “an indispensible condition for fully realizing human potential.”
Michael Perino, the Dean George W. Matheson Professor of Law at St. John's, weighs in that it's unlikely Barclays will succeed in its motion to dismiss the case alleging that the bank lied to its clients about the activity of high-speed traders in its "dark pool," in part because the NY attorney general's burden of proof is much less than what would be required by federal law.
Andrea M. Alonso, a double alumna of St. John’s University and its School of Law, has been installed as the President of the St. John’s Law Alumni Association.
The New York Real Estate Journal recently sat down with Joseph Asselta, co-head of the construction law department at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP, for a question and answer session.
Risa Sugarman, head of the criminal investigations division at the state Department of Taxation and Finance, has been approved as the first-ever independent enforcement counsel at the state Board of Elections.

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