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.
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August 25, 2014
Last week, approximately 215 day and evening students joined the St. John’s Law community as the incoming class of 2014.
August 17, 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.
August 14, 2014
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 Legal Apprentice features articles about legal cases written from multidisciplinary perspectives.
Meng Xu ‘16 Awarded New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship
July 29, 2014
Meng Xu ‘16 came to St. John’s knowing that she wanted to pursue a career in intellectual property law. By the end of her first year, she had earned a strong academic record, including membership on the St. John’s Law Review. Adding to Meng’s impressive achievements, this month, Dean Michael A. Simons awarded her the New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s (NYIPLA) Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship.
The Hague Convention requires the prompt repatriation of children under 16 years of age who were wrongfully removed by a parent from the country in which they had been living, except in certain very limited circumstances. These few exceptions form the basis for much of the Hague Convention litigation in the United States.