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May 3, 2017

Boyle Co-Organizes Program and Moderates Panel at NY Diversity Forum

Professor Robin Boyle, faculty advisor to the St. John’s Law School student chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), participated in the Program Committee for the FBA’s New York Diversity Forum, held on April 28, 2017 at the Theodore Roosevelt United States Courthouse in Brooklyn.


Additionally, she was a moderator on a panel entitled, “The Common Thread of Undue Influence in Nefarious Relationships and the Challenges to Establishing Undue Influence in the Courtroom.” The event attracted over 100 attendees. Opening remarks were given by Chief Judge Dora L. Irizarry, United Stated District Court, Eastern District of New York. Panelists addressed legal issues affecting various groups, such as “Being Muslim in America“; “‘Religious Freedom’ vs. LGBT Equality“; “Racial Profiling of the Latino Community“; and “Learning the Lessons of History from the Chinese Exclusion Act to the Current Immigration Executive Orders.” Sponsoring Organizations were from the International Cultic Studies Association; FBA LGBT Section; Muslim Bar Association of New York; Latino Judges Association; Puerto Rican Bar Association; Dominican Bar Association; Long Island Hispanic Bar Association; Latino Lawyers Association of Queens County; Asian American Bar Association of New York; South Asian Bar Association of New York; and Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II (NY).

May 3, 2017

Perino’s Article Selected as One of Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2016

Professor Michael Perino‘s article, “Is the Price Right? An Empirical Study of Fee-setting in Securities Class Actions,” has been selected as one of the Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2016.   mp

This list reflects the choices of academic teachers in this area from more than 490 articles.  The results will be published in the upcoming issue of the Corporate Practice Commentator.  This year’s results, as well as those for the previous twenty-four years for which the list has been compiled, can be found at: Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2016.

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