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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 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.
The program responds to the need for more innovative ways to engage the branches of the Vincentian family and encourage them to work together on global, regional, and local levels to transform the lives of those living in poverty.
This summer, four undergraduates begin teaching and conducting research overseas as 2014 Fulbright award recipients.
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.
On June 20-21, 2014, the Law School’s Center for International and Comparative Law and Center for Law and Religion will team with the Department of Law at the Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (LUMSA) to present an academic conference, “International Religious Freedom and the Global Clash of Values.”
St. John’s University has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade.
Professors Janai S. Nelson and Leonard M. Baynes, who head The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development as associate director and director, respectively, are signatories to a memo of law in support of a petition seeking redress for alleged human rights violations in the Dominican Republic.
Reflecting the University’s focus on fostering a global education and world campus for all students, St. John’s School of Law has launched an academic exchange program with the University of Glasgow School of Law that allows aspiring attorneys from each institution to broaden their legal education on both sides of the Atlantic.

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