The new PBS series 'Wolf Hall' is drawing criticism for its portrayal of St. Thomas More. "The message, for religious liberty," says Professor Mark L. Movsesian, director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John's, "is not a congenial one."
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After a very successful year in external competition, the St. John’s Law Moot Court Honor Society now ranks 17th in the nation out of a competitive field of 180 law schools.
Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam and St. John’s Law Students Discuss the Hands-On Work of Promoting Economic and Social Justice
April 22, 2015
When Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, came to campus last week, she met with students to discuss their clinic work and research in the area of economic and social justice.
April 17, 2015
The Department of Labor has unveiled its much-anticipated rule proposal extending a fiduciary standard to brokers and advisors providing investment advice to clients on retirement accounts. Professor Christine Lazaro, director of the Law School's Securities Arbitration Clinic, weighs in on the proposed new standard.
April 15, 2015
Throughout its history, the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development has offered a forum for illuminating and discussing critical issues of racial, economic, and social justice. This year, the student-run publication of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development proudly celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Reuters Cites Michael Perino's Upcoming Columbia Law Review Article on Securities Class Action Fee-Setting
April 10, 2015
Professor Michael Perino's co-authored article on securities class action fee-setting, which will be published in the Columbia Law Review, was cited in a Reuters story critiquing the current system of awarding fees in securities class actions.
Putting One Foot in Front of the Other, Eugene U. Ubawike, Jr. ‘07C, ‘15L Charts His Path in the Law
April 9, 2015
Even as he closes out his time as a St. John’s Law student, Eugene U. Ubawike, Jr. ‘07C, ‘15L continues to make strides. Recently, he was named the inaugural recipient of the Basil A. Paterson Memorial Scholarship established by the National Grid Foundation.
Welcoming Quentin Williams '91 Home to Alma Mater, St. John’s Law Continues Its Conversation on Race and the Law
April 9, 2015
Sharing his life experience and insights from his new book, M. Quentin B.L. Williams '91 returned to alma mater recently to help lead the Law School's ongoing dialogue on race and the law.
The St. John’s Law community came out in force at the 19th annual Public Interest Auction, raising over $95,000 to fund public interest fellowships and other public service initiatives at the Law School.
April 6, 2015
As the investigation into a fatal wrong-way crash in Staten Island continues, Larry Cunningham -- a criminal law professor and associate dean at St. John's Law--weighs in on the possible criminal case against the car's driver.