On October 23-26, 2014, St. John’s Law hosted its annual Peter James Johnson ‘49 National Civil Rights Trial Competition. Sixteen teams from law schools across the country competed in the tournament, trying a civil rights case in front of panels of prestigious judges and practicing attorneys.
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This fall, the Intellectual Property Law Center welcomes its inaugural class of Intellectual Property Honors Scholars. They are Olivia Cheung ’17, Amanda Hoffman ’17, and Alyssa D’Antonio ’17.
October 27, 2014
It's the underdog of United States currency that was first introduced in 1862. Shunned by many merchants, beloved by collectors of U.S. Bicentennial mementos, the $2 bill is making a comeback of sorts these days in the hands of hip hop stars, pop musicians, former presidents, and average citizens nationwide. Quietly behind the scene of the resurgence is Steven J. Reisman '90.
Charged with robbery, grand larceny, and assault, but maintaining his innocence, Kalief Browder spent more than a thousand days confined on Rikers Island awaiting a trial that never took place.
October 23, 2014
This summer, for the second consecutive year, the Law School sponsored three students to attend the Loyola Patent Law Interview Program. Held in Chicago each summer, the two-day program brings together patent law employers and law students from across the country to interview for summer associate positions and post-graduate employment.
October 22, 2014
The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) hosted the sixth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon at St. John’s new Manhattan campus.
It’s 7 a.m. on Friday morning and Michael Virga is on air at “Inside Hudson Valley Politics,” the weekly radio show he created and co-hosts with his friend, Shane J. Egan.
Earlier this month, St. John’s Law hosted a talk on hot topics related to the SEC’s current and future enforcement efforts. Moderated by Professor Michael Perino, the conversation featured SEC Enforcement Division Director Andrew J. Ceresney and Robert E. Rice ‘87, chief counsel to SEC Chair Mary Jo White.
According to a study by Jeff Sovern scheduled for publication in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, consumers rarely exercise their right to cancel a contract for goods or services.
October 16, 2014
Last week, the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development teamed with the University of Houston Law Center to host a one-day East Coast regional symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposium.