In the Media

February 3, 2016

But the Simpson trial was the biggest of the lot, combining celebrity, narcissism, murder, race, cut throat lawyers and wall-to-wall TV coverage into one of the biggest reality spectacles of all time.

“You can trace the interest in American crime drama probably back to the O.J. Simpson trial,” said Larry Cunningham, a law professor at St. John’s University in New York.

“That was kind of the average American’s first taste of the American criminal justice system as it actually is, rather than how it is portrayed in Hollywood.”

February 1, 2016

Ashley Thomas Martino, an assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences at St. John’s University in New York, said the WHO's action will free up resources for mosquito control and other actions to reduce transmission.

"They always want to err on the side of caution," said Martino, who teaches about infectious diseases. "You're talking about people's health and fetal development."

January 28, 2016

Rev. Jean-Pierre Ruiz reflects on the readings for the week. His reflection heavily recalls on residing one of his first masses.

January 27, 2016

Peter Henning, a law professor at Wayne State University, and Anthony Sabino, a Law professor at St. John’s University and founding partner of Sabino & Sabino Law Firm, discuss two cases involving insider trading. The first case involves a hedge fund called Level Global, which paid out a $21.5 million settlement to the SEC in 2013, but now, in an unusual twist, the SEC is returning the settlement. The second case, which was just taken up by the Supreme court, will decide what constitutes a personal benefit in an insider trading case. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law.”

January 26, 2016

NY1's Clodagh McGowan speaks to members of the St. John's University Athletics department about Kathryn's Smith historic new job. Click here to watch.

January 25, 2016

"The benefit of this dinner is very direct, 100% of the proceeds go to students of St. John's, graduates and undergraduates," said Brandon Sweitzer, dean, St. John's University School of Risk Management. Click here to read to the enitire article. 


January 25, 2016

“One should not forget that Ireland, notwithstanding their economic malaise of recent years, is called the Celtic Tiger for a reason,” said Anthony Michael Sabino, a law professor at St. John’s University’s Tobin College of Business.

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January 22, 2016

Smith worked as a team manager during her four years at St. John's, where she graduated in 2007 with a degree in sports management.

“I remember her coming in the first time as a freshman and you could just tell that she was headed in the right direction,” said Ron Linfonte, St. John’s director of sports medicine and the head athletic trainer for the men’s basketball team. “She was very, very organized. She always did the little things. You just knew she was going to have success no matter what career she chose.” 

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January 22, 2016

As word spread Wednesday night of Kathryn Smith becoming the first female assistant coach in the NFL, surprising many in the football community nationwide, the response to those that knew her at St. John’s was of pride but not surprise. 

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