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Patients might trust their provider to steer them into the best deal, without knowing that a paid endorsement influenced the provider's choice.
Consumer contracts should not be secrets. Nor should it take hours, much less lawyers, to find them. It should require a mouse click, not a quest.
Instead of heading to sand, slopes, or home for Spring Break, 10 St. John’s Law students traveled down to New Orleans for a week of volunteer service with the nonprofit Southeast Louisiana Legal Services.
The Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) recently issued a report co-authored by Christine Lazaro, Acting Director of the Law School’s Securities Arbitration Clinic, on flaws in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) BrokerCheck disclosure system.
Professor Jeff Sovern pens a NYT letter to the editor supporting enactment of laws obliging information data brokers to disclose to consumers the information they collect about them.
Professor and Associate Dean for International Studies Chris Borgen has shared his expertise on international crises and succession with various international news outlets.
The Georgia State University College of Law overcame a tough challenge from the Mississippi College School of Law to win the 22th Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition. A record 61 teams from law schools around the country competed in New York from March 1-3, 2014 at the nation’s only moot court competition devoted to bankruptcy law.
Adjunct Professor Jonathan S. Sack co-authors a thoughtful piece in the New York Law Journal on the McDonnell case and the line between politics as usual and criminality.
Professors Janai S. Nelson and Leonard M. Baynes, who head The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development as associate director and director, respectively, are signatories to a memo of law in support of a petition seeking redress for alleged human rights violations in the Dominican Republic.
Reflecting the University’s focus on fostering a global education and world campus for all students, St. John’s School of Law has launched an academic exchange program with the University of Glasgow School of Law that allows aspiring attorneys from each institution to broaden their legal education on both sides of the Atlantic.

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