There is no one story of New York City. There are millions of stories. Individually and together they depict the vital role that immigrants have played in growing and sustaining what is by all reports one of the most diverse—and most exciting—cities on the planet. With a unique perspective gained as an immigrant and as a lawyer educated in her native Dominican Republic and at St. John's Law, Maria Mateo '09LLM is devoting her legal career to serving her extended community in New York.
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Forging a new strategic partnership with UNIBE, one of the Dominican Republic's most prestigious universities, St. John's Law expands its global reach.
November 17, 2014
When Michał Pietkiewicz received a grant co-financed by the European Union under the European Social Fund, he was eager to find an American law school where he could spend three weeks studying the teaching, pedagogy, and daily work of its faculty. St. John's Law welcomed him as a visiting scholar.
November 11, 2014
As legal education and the business landscape in China continue to expand, St. John’s Law has taken steps to forge strategic alliances with some of the country’s premier law schools.
The Law School’s global curriculum is designed to provide St. John’s J.D. and LL.M. students with a broad exposure to the practice of law in a transnational setting, and the opportunity to explore diverse legal systems across the globe.
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.
“Cross-Border and International Aspects of New Media” was the topic under discussion at a recent panel program and networking event co-hosted by the ISDE/St. John’s LL.M. in International and Comparative Sports Law (ICSL) and the Sports Lawyers Association.