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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March 10, 2015
The jump reflects St. John’s Law School’s varied achievements over the past year.
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.
Cardinal Edward M. Egan, a former archbishop of New York and a friend to St. John's Law, died on Thursday at age 82.
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."
Jason Pachter '17 spent the better part of the last decade as Jason Shain, a New York-bred folk rocker with a strong stage presence and a musical style that critics called reminiscent of some of the greats—Dylan, Springsteen, Browne, Young, and Mellencamp. He brings the staunch work ethic and creative perspective of a singer-songwriter to his studies at St. John's Law.
Christopher Keller '97 Featured in Story Naming His Firm, Labaton Sucharow, to 2015 Plaintiffs' Hot List
March 2, 2015
Lebaton Sucharow has been named to The National Law Journal's 2015 Plaintiffs' Hot List. The story profiling the firm's recent successes features Christopher Keller '97, a partner on the team that came to the rescue of pension fund shareholders and helped to secure a $265 million settlement in a case stemming from the death of 29 miners in the Upper Big Branch Mine.
Real Life Lawyer Richard V. Licata '73 Portrays SCOTUS Chief Justice on Netflix's Acclaimed House of Cards
February 27, 2015
Fact and fiction blurred when Richard V. Licata '73, a working actor who also practices law in New York, portrayed the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice in an episode of House of Cards, Netflix's acclaimed online series.
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.
St. John's Law Ranks #23 Nationwide and Ties for 4th in NYS for Most Alumni Promoted to Law Partnerships in 2014
February 22, 2015
St. John's Law excels in 2014 in the annual rankings of law schools having the most alumni promoted to partner.