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.
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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.
Larry Cunningham on Prosecution's Burden of Proof Against Mother Accused of Fatally Poisoning her 5-year-old Son
October 16, 2014
Prosecutors have cleared a key hurdle in their case against Lacey Spears, the Rockland County, NY mother accused of fatally poisoning her young son with salt. Larry Cunningham weighs in on the pitfalls of using a defendant's psychiatric issues as a prosecution tactic.
New York Law Journal Honors Roy L. Reardon '54, '00HON and Judy Harris Kluger '77 as Lawyers Who Lead by Example
October 15, 2014
The NYLJ presents Lawyers Who Lead by Example awards annually in recognition of attorneys who share their vision for a better world and a passion to work, either publicly or behind the scenes, to solve problems facing the profession and fight injustice.
The Rochester Police Department is seeking videos shot by bystanders to police activity. Professor Larry Cunningham weighs in on the legalities.
October 9, 2014
Former St. John's Law Professor David D. Siegel, who authored many leading works of commentary on New York Practice and Procedure, died today at age 82.
October 7, 2014
By cancelling its teachers' contract, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission took an action that could remake the city's schools and have national implications.
St. John’s Law to Host Milestone National Bar Association Symposium on Education: The New Civil Right
October 1, 2014
On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development will team 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. The symposium will address the topic of "Education: The New Civil Right."