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Ask your typical seventh grader what he or she wants to be and international lawyer probably won’t top the list. Not so for Asena May, who refers to this particular vocation as “a lifelong passion and pursuit,” adding, “The world just makes more sense when looked at through a legal lens.”
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.
Forging a new strategic partnership with UNIBE, one of the Dominican Republic's most prestigious universities, St. John's Law expands its global reach.
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.
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 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.
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.
This summer, four undergraduates begin teaching and conducting research overseas as 2014 Fulbright award recipients.

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