As allegations that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted and endangered his post in Afghanistan intensify, Professor Jeffrey K. Walker weighs in on the likely outcome of the case given the sacrifices made to free Bergdahi from captivity under the Taliban.
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The Dispute Resolution Society (DRS), the student arm of the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution, held its annual 1L Internal Negotiations Competition this weekend.
March 25, 2015
Alumni dedication, long a hallmark of St. John’s Law, is the bedrock of an ongoing initiative to build endowed scholarships that help bring the best and the brightest to the Law School and to keep tuition affordable. Last week, the Law School celebrated its endowed scholarship donors and scholarship recipients at a special event held at Mayer Brown.
From Crain's New York: Continuing to Buck National Trends, St. John's Law is Making Strides Along Measures That Matter Most
March 23, 2015
With a bold new strategic plan in place, St. John's Law is making strides with unprecedented alumni giving, a relentless focus on career development, and impressive outcome measures.
March 17, 2015
John Lande, the Isidor Loeb Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, former director of its LLM Program in Dispute Resolution, and nationally-respected dispute resolution scholar, will receive St. John’s inaugural Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award.
March 17, 2015
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.
St. John’s School of Law and American Bankruptcy Institute Host Annual Chief Judge Conrad B. Duberstein Moot Court Competition
March 11, 2015
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 .