Authorities are investigating Morgan Stanley's massive client data breach. Christine Lazaro, director of the Law School's Securities Arbitration Clinic, weighs in on potential civil penalties.
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January 8, 2015
Randy Adler '09 didn't fold after losing his BigLaw job five years ago during the recession's mass layoffs. Instead, he started his own New York law firm focused on advising start-ups. Now he and the firm's co-founder are joining Dentons, an international corporate megafirm, as partners.
While many of their peers at other law schools are still on break, St. John’s Law students are hard at work honing their writing, dispute resolution, trial advocacy, drafting, and other practical skills through a new suite of intersession courses.
January 2, 2015
The St. John’s Law community mourns the passing of esteemed public servant and dedicated alumnus Hon. Mario M. Cuomo '53C, '56L, '75HON.
December 26, 2014
Ask your typical seventh grader what he or she wants to be and international lawyer probably won’t top the list. Not so for Asena May, who refers to this particular vocation as “a lifelong passion and pursuit,” adding, “The world just makes more sense when looked at through a legal lens.”
December 18, 2014
Making strides in the first half of the 2014-2015 competition year, the Law School’s Moot Court Honor Society now ranks fourth in the nation.
December 17, 2014
From the day the Law School opened its doors in 1925 in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, opportunity has been a hallmark of a St. John’s legal education.
December 17, 2014
There is no one story of New York City. There are millions of stories. Individually and together they depict the vital role that immigrants have played in growing and sustaining what is by all reports one of the most diverse—and most exciting—cities on the planet. With a unique perspective gained as an immigrant and as a lawyer educated in her native Dominican Republic and at St. John's Law, Maria Mateo '09LLM is devoting her legal career to serving her extended community in New York.
Forging a new strategic partnership with UNIBE, one of the Dominican Republic's most prestigious universities, St. John's Law expands its global reach.
December 15, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that police officers don't necessarily violate a person's constitutional rights when they stop a car based on a mistaken understanding of the law. Prof. John Q. Barrett weighs in.