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Last week, a record 50 law schools from across the country and 60 college students and graduates from the metropolitan area participated in the 2015 Diversity Day and Admissions Fair hosted at St. John’s Law by the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights.
When the crowd at St. John’s Carnesecca Arena erupted into clamorous applause on the evening of November 13, 2015, this time, it wasn’t to celebrate a Red Storm bucket. The cheers, claps, and chants of “USA, USA” were for Brigadier General Thomas J. Principe ’69C, ’73L, who took center court between quarters to receive the Law School’s Distinguished Veteran Alumni Award.
TiVo, the popular digital video recording service, is now sharing customer data. In this Los Angeles Times story, Professor Jeff Sovern, an expert on consumer protection law, weighs in on the privacy implications.

Michael A. Simons, J.D., dean of St. John’s School of Law and John V. Brennan Professor of Law and Ethics, joined St. John’s in 1998. Like his father before him (Andrew J. Simons...

In an October 29, 2015 ceremony marking National Pro Bono Celebration Week, the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program honored (or recognized) Victoria M. Hill '17 for her outstanding pro bono service in the Queens Civil Court Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Program.
Continuing a proud St. John's Law tradition, 20 members of the Class of 2015 are starting their careers as prosecutors this fall.
On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion presented a discussion with Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, about current and potential issues before the U.S. Supreme Court involving religious freedom.
On Monday, October 26, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit sat in official session in the Belson Moot Court Room at St. John’s Law.
More than 400 members of the St. John’s community came together recently for a talk by bestselling author, civil rights lawyer, and social activist Bryan Stevenson on “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference.” The event was co-sponsored by the Ronald H. Brown center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, and was part of a set of special events that continued the Law School's vital conversation on race, justice, and the law.
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