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In this first-person account, Professor David L. Gregory reflects on Pope Francis' recent remarks to the U.S. Congress about activist and Catholic Worker Movement founder Dorothy Day.
St. John’s University’s experts have been commenting on the works and messages of Pope Francis in advance of his arrival in the United States and will continue to be featured on various media outlets throughout his visit.
“With the passing of Jerome Belson, our University has lost a tireless and visionary benefactor,” said Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John’s.
On Sunday, June 7, 2014, the Law School’s 249 J.D. candidates and 57 LL.M. candidates convened at Carnesecca Arena for Commencement Exercises.
As inaugural Pro Bono Scholars, three St. John's Law 3Ls spent the spring semester working full-time to help fill the wide “justice gap” that leaves many New Yorkers without the legal help they need when facing foreclosure, cuts in public assistance, eviction, and other serious legal challenges.
On Saturday, May 16, 2015, over 200 students from 14 area Catholic schools and their families came together at St. John’s Law for the 13th annual Catholic Middle School Mock Trial Program.
On May 5, 2015, Pierre Georges Bonnefil ’88 was appointed a Chevalier in the French Légion d’Honneur by the Republic of France. Established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the Légion d’Honneur is France’s highest award and one of the most prized distinctions in the world.
“Public defenders saved my life,” Juan Roberto Meléndez-Colón shared with first-year St. John’s Law students during a talk he gave in Dean Michael A. Simons’ Criminal Law class this week. Meléndez spent 17 years, eight months, and one day on Florida’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit.
With the sun shining and just the right amount of nip in the springtime air, runners and walkers—along with some adorable canine companions—took to the pavement around St. John’s Queens campus for the Law School’s annual Vets and Pets Charity 5K.
The SJU community celebrated Relay For Life’s 10th year at St. John’s by raising $114,223 to support the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) efforts to combat the disease.