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Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John's University, led a panel examining the ways that international students may help to meet the challenges facing American higher education as part of the fourth annual New York Times “Schools for Tomorrow” Conference.
Over the last two years, St. John’s Law has redesigned its externship program to give students a unique opportunity to learn the law by doing. An externship is an internship pursued for academic credit. Through externship placements in a range of public and private practice settings, students get to test substantive areas of the law as they identify and chart their career paths.
St. John’s Law has always been committed to helping its students become successful professionals with rewarding careers. In the last several years, as the legal market has changed, the Law School has renewed this commitment with a strategic initiative to improve outcomes for its students along the measures that matter most to them: bar passage and employment.
"You have been selected from thousands of applicants to be here,” said Dr. Gempesaw, “based upon your accomplishments and potential to perpetuate the University's Catholic and Vincentian mission of academic excellence, faith, and commitment to service.”
Under New York law, If convicted, a mother wouldn’t be automatically disqualified from inheriting her daughter’s fortune because she isn’t charged with intending to kill the girl.
Welcome to the start of the 2014–2015 academic year! It’s an amazing time to be a part of the St. John’s University community.
Last week, approximately 215 day and evening students joined the St. John’s Law community as the incoming class of 2014.
Professor Jeff Sovern pens New York Times letter to the editor in response to an article on the illegality of doctors displaying photos of babies they delivered.
Of New York schools providing figures, St. John's saw the greatest jump. By late July, the school had received 2,840 applications, more than a 14 percent increase over last year's 2,483.
The Fulbright recipients are here for three weeks to strengthen their English-language skills and knowledge of US culture through The Language Connection (TLC) at St. John’s.

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