On Saturday, May 14, 2016, over 200 students from 13 area Catholic schools, and their families, came together at St. John’s Law for the annual Catholic Middle School Mock Trial Program. Celebrating its 14th year, and co-hosted by St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School in Westbury, the program was sponsored, for the fourth year in a row, by the Long Island law firm of Duffy & Duffy, through the generosity of Managing Partner Michael Duffy `94.
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The Public Interest Center at St. John's Law oversees a range of programs and activities that promote lawyers’ professional obligation to serve those most in need.
Hon. Randall T. Eng, presiding justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, will be the Law School’s commencement speaker on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
The Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development welcomed Professor Cecil J. Hunt, II to St. John's recently as the journal's inaugural author-in-residence. Professor Hunt spent the afternoon talking to students and faculty about his scholarly work on the subject of "racialized mass incarceration" in the United States.
April 14, 2016
In this New York Law Journal opinion piece on New York's speedy trial rule, Associate Academic Dean and Professor of Legal Writing Larry Cunningham, a former prosecutor in Virginia and New York, responds to Joel Cohen's article "When Adjournment Requests Are Critical" (NYLJ, April 12).
April 8, 2016
United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito visited St. John’s Law this week as the guest of the Center for Law and Religion.
On March 14, 2016, St. John’s Law presented its 2016 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award to University of California, Davis, Professor Donna Shestowsky, a nationally respected dispute resolution and procedural justice scholar.
Strong student outcomes and high New York bar examination pass rates have propelled St. John’s School of Law to a ranking of number 74 nationwide on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of America’s best law schools.
As she stood on the border of Jordan and Israel, Keren Baruch ’17 took in the scene around her. “On one side of the Jordan River stood a Jordanian soldier, on the other side stood an Israeli soldier, and within the river a baptism was being performed.”