In the Media

January 22, 2015

In a recent op-ed, I argued that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should ban arbitration clauses in boilerplate consumer contracts because people generally don't understand them. Financial industry lawyers Alan Kaplinsky, Mark Levin, and Daniel McKenna responded with an op-ed that took issue with the article, as well as the underlying study on which it was based. Unfortunately, their arguments largely miss the mark.  Read more.

January 14, 2015

The Algerian War for Independence with Algerian scholar Azzedine Layachi of St John's University. Listen here.

January 13, 2015

The Davao City Council on Tuesday honored a Dabawenyo who was elected president of a university in New York last year. In a resolution, the council honored the achievements of Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, who in July last year became the first Filipino to become president of St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Read more.

January 1, 2015

"Homicides in and of themselves are very difficult to predict because oftentimes they're done in a moment of emotion," said Broderick, who's now assistant dean of St. John's University's College of Professional Studies. "I don't think the statistics fully explain these types of crimes." Read more here.

December 26, 2014

This unique course, Business Bankruptcy Reorganization, will help lawyers elevate the quality of their practice without travel. It also offers practicing lawyers the opportunity to earn CLE credits. All lectures will be recorded and made available for review allowing busy working professionals the flexibility necessary to keep up with the course work. Read more.

This unique course, Business Bankruptcy Reorganization, will help lawyers elevate the quality of their practice without travel. It also offers practicing lawyers the opportunity to earn CLE credits. All lectures will be recorded and made available for review allowing busy working professionals the flexibility necessary to keep up with the course work.This unique course, Business Bankruptcy Reorganization, will help lawyers elevate the quality of their practice without travel. It also offers practicing lawyers the opportunity to earn CLE credits. All lectures will be recorded and made available for review allowing busy working professionals the flexibility necessary to keep up with the course work. - See more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2014/12/26/693975/10113517/en/St-John-s-University-School-of-Law-Now-Offering-Bankruptcy-Reorganization-CLE-Online.html#sthash.3F1li3MK.dpufThis unique course, Business Bankruptcy Reorganization, will help lawyers elevate the quality of their practice without travel. It also offers practicing lawyers the opportunity to earn CLE credits. All lectures will be recorded and made available for review allowing busy working professionals the flexibility necessary to keep up with the course work. - See more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2014/12/26/693975/10113517/en/St-John-s-University-School-of-Law-Now-Offering-Bankruptcy-Reorganization-CLE-Online.html#sthash.3F1li3MK.dpuf
This unique course, Business Bankruptcy Reorganization, will help lawyers elevate the quality of their practice without travel. It also offers practicing lawyers the opportunity to earn CLE credits. All lectures will be recorded and made available for review allowing busy working professionals the flexibility necessary to keep up with the course work. - See more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2014/12/26/693975/10113517/en/St-John-s-University-School-of-Law-Now-Offering-Bankruptcy-Reorganization-CLE-Online.html#sthash.3F1li3MK.dpuf
December 24, 2014

The federal Corporation for National and Community Service has released its listing of colleges and universities with exemplary community service programs. To see all colleges and universities featured, please click here.

December 22, 2014

Dr. Joann Heaney-Hunter speaks with Fox 5's Liz Dahlem on the importance of holiday traditions.

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. The ruling prompted a lone dissent from Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who warned that the court's decision could exacerbate public suspicion of police in some communities.

The decision gives police "somewhat more power, but it's hard to imagine that it's a lot," says professor John Barrett, of St. John's University School of Law in New York City.

Read more regarding the decision here.

December 12, 2014

“Rajaratnam knew all about the benefit because he was the guy bestowing them upon his tippers,” said Anthony Sabino, a business law professor at St. John’s University in New York. “He’s giving his pal, Anil Kumar who worked at McKinsey, hundreds of thousands of dollars to put in a Swiss bank account in exchange for information. And then there were the wiretaps of Raj getting tips. This is very direct contact between the tipper and the tippee with an obvious benefit.”

Continue the story here.

December 9, 2014

Rosemary Salomone, St. John's University Professor of Law, was featured as a guest on Bloomberg Radio to speak on Title IX regulations.

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