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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 .
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.

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