In the Media

May 5, 2015

"Technology is constantly evolving so we have to be aware of that so we can send officers out with the best technology," James O'Keefe, the former Deputy Commissioner for Training at the NYPD who currently works as a criminal justice professor at St. John's University, told ABC News.

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April 29, 2015

More than 200 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to receive their degrees from St. John's University during commencement exercises May 16 on the university's Staten Island campus atop Grymes Hill. Read More.

April 29, 2015

St. John's Univeristy President Dr. Conrado "Bobby' Gempesaw, Ph.D. writes, "In my first year as president, I often remind my fellow administrators and our faculty and staff that we come to work at St. John’s University not just because it is our job, but because we have a responsibility to help transform the lives of our students, one individual at a time." Read more.

April 21, 2015

Which are the most common mistakes tax filers make during tax season?

Usually, duplicating an item if you are using software that automatically allocates deductions. If you are not careful you can take double deductions or add income twice.

To read more of Professor Colabella's tips, click here.

April 6, 2015

"The clock is not ticking, so to speak, because there's been no arrest," said Larry Cunningham, a criminal law professor and associate dean at St. John's University School of Law in New York. "The investigators can take their time within the statute of limitations, which is a couple of years."

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April 6, 2015

Professor David W. Kearn recently wrote an article for the Huffington Post entitled "5 Questions for the 'Bomb Iran' Caucus", featured below.

Even before the announcement of a successful nuclear "framework" deal last week between the United States, leading world powers, and Iran, the drums for war were beating. Advocates of a military strike argue that any deal will at best forestall Iran's progress and that only military force will thwart its attempts to acquire a nuclear weapon. The problem is, even a large-scale, coordinated U.S. attack on Iran's nuclear infrastructure is unlikely to effectively cripple the program, and such an attack is likely to energize Tehran's ambitions to obtain a nuclear weapon as soon as possible. Thanks to the deal achieved in Lausanne last week, America should not have to make such a choice. But those who seek to scuttle and undermine the deal and continue to advocate for a military "solution" to the Iranian nuclear program should answer the following five questions and consider some relevant counterpoints.

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March 25, 2015

Even so, experts say government regulators are unlikely to block the proposed Kraft-Heinz deal announced Wednesday. Are there possible antitrust issues that Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission will scrutinize?

“You better believe there are but not the kind that would stop this transaction from going through,” Anthony Sabino, a professor of Law at St. John's University in New York, says.

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March 25, 2015

"Even if he is convicted of desertion and receives the five-year sentence, there's a good argument to be made by his lawyers that he deserves credit for time served as prisoner of the Taliban," said Jeffrey K. Walker, a law professor at St. John's University School of Law and an expert in military law. To continue reading the story, please click here.

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March 23, 2015

Hundreds of students and volunteers piled into an event space in the center of St. John's University's Queens campus to cut and shave their hair for charity — or watch and cheer — at the university's sixth annual fund-raiser. Sixty-one volunteers shaved their heads and 29 donated various lengths to Locks of Love, which provides hair pieces to children suffering from medical hair loss. More than $26,000 was raised to benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a childhood cancer research nonprofit. Read More

March 23, 2015

But no one will likely be completely happy with the outcome of the auction, says Anthony Sabino, business professor at St. John's University. "No matter what the winning offer, it will be a fire sale price. Creditors of Radio Shack will never get all their money repaid." says Sabino. "It's just a matter of mitigating your loss as best you can." To continue reading the article, click here.