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St. John's Law is participating in New York's new Pro Bono Scholars program, where students can dedicate their final semester to pro bono work on behalf of low-income clients in exchange for early bar admission, explains Associate Academic Dean Larry Cunningham.
St. John's Law is set to launch its first online Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course. Offered by its prestigious Bankruptcy LL.M. program—the nation’s only Master of Laws in Bankruptcy—the Bankruptcy Procedure course starts August 28, 2014.
Kap Misir was in a hospital bed, reflecting on his career as a litigator, when he realized that somewhere along the way he had gone off course.
Mark L. Movsesian, the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and the Director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John's Law, comments on how the Supreme Court's recent split decision narrowly backing the right of for-profit corporations to deny contraception coverage to their employees for religious reasons might impact similar claims by faith-based nonprofits.
Religious freedom is a “fundamental right of man, reflecting his highest dignity” and “an indispensible condition for fully realizing human potential.”
During the Spring 2014 semester, students from the Law School’s Consumer Justice for The Elderly: Litigation Clinic visited Queens Civil Court to observe consumer debt matters.
At two recent Law School Alumni Association events, St. John's Law celebrated a community of culture and creativity.
Speaking for low-income claimants who often go unrepresented, three students from the Law School's Securities Arbitration clinic challenge an arbitration process rule change proposed by financial industry watchdog, FINRA.
Pope Francis received the participants in the Rome conference on “International Religious Liberty and the Global Clash of Values" hosted by St. John's Center for Law and Religion and Center for International and Comparative Law with the Department of Law at the Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (LUMSA).
Professor Jeremy Sheff comments on the possible fallout from the USPTO's cancellation of several trademark registrations owned by the Washington Redskins football team.

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