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On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, the Law School will continue its dialogue on race and the law with “An Evening with Quentin Williams: The Conversation Continues.” The program will feature M. Quentin B.L. Williams ’91, who will discuss his new book, A Survival Guide: How Not to Get Killed by the Police, Part I.
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.
On Friday, March 6, 2015, the Law School’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) hosted its annual Lunar New Year Dinner at Vermilion, celebrating Asian American culture and the accomplishments of Asian Pacific American attorneys in the legal field.
Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law of Law overcame a tough challenge from the University of Miami School of Law, and bested a field of 59 teams from around the country, to win the 23rd Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition .
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.
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.
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."

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