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Andrea M. Alonso, a double alumna of St. John’s University and its School of Law, has been installed as the President of the St. John’s Law Alumni Association.
The New York Real Estate Journal recently sat down with Joseph Asselta, co-head of the construction law department at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP, for a question and answer session.
Risa Sugarman, head of the criminal investigations division at the state Department of Taxation and Finance, has been approved as the first-ever independent enforcement counsel at the state Board of Elections.
The Hague Convention requires the prompt repatriation of children under 16 years of age who were wrongfully removed by a parent from the country in which they had been living, except in certain very limited circumstances. These few exceptions form the basis for much of the Hague Convention litigation in the United States.
For its Meet the Judges series, the New York Law Journal talked to Hon. P. Kevin Castel 72SVC, '75L, ‘04HON, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Kap Misir was in a hospital bed, reflecting on his career as a litigator, when he realized that somewhere along the way he had gone off course.
St. John's Law is participating in New York's new Pro Bono Scholars program, where students can dedicate their final semester to pro bono work on behalf of low-income clients in exchange for early bar admission, explains Associate Academic Dean Larry Cunningham.
St. John's Law is set to launch its first online Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course. Offered by its prestigious Bankruptcy LL.M. program—the nation’s only Master of Laws in Bankruptcy—the Bankruptcy Procedure course starts August 28, 2014.
Mark L. Movsesian, the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and the Director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John's Law, comments on how the Supreme Court's recent split decision narrowly backing the right of for-profit corporations to deny contraception coverage to their employees for religious reasons might impact similar claims by faith-based nonprofits.
During the Spring 2014 semester, students from the Law School’s Consumer Justice for The Elderly: Litigation Clinic visited Queens Civil Court to observe consumer debt matters.

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