On Sunday, June 1, 2014, the Law School’s 257 J.D. candidates and 54 LL.M. candidates convened at Carnesecca Arena for Commencement Exercises.
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St. John’s Center for International and Comparative Law Celebrates Another Successful Year and the Launch of Its International Honors Program
June 2, 2014
On May 22, 2014, the Center for International and Comparative Law hosted its year-end reception at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in midtown Manhattan. Marking the end of another successful year for the Center, which was founded in 2010, the reception honored its departing student fellows, welcomed its new student fellows, and served as the official launch of its new International Honors Program.
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.”
May 23, 2014
Learning what most data brokers know about us and whom they sell it to — said to be the price for free websites — is often difficult or impossible. Congress should create a single website that consumers can visit to opt out of the collection of information on their transactions.
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, over 230 students from 15 area Catholic schools and their families came together at the Law School for the annual Catholic Middle School Mock Trial Program.
Second Circuit Judge Dennis Jacobs ’09HON Receives Law School Alumni Association’s Honorable John E. Sprizzo Award
May 21, 2014
Over 125 St. John’s Law alumni, friends, and administrators gathered for the Alumni Association's annual Sprizzo Reception at the Loeb Boathouse Central Park. The event featured the presentation of the Honorable John E. Sprizzo Award to Hon. Dennis Jacobs ’09HON of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Professor John Q. Barrett, the Elizabeth S. Lenna Fellow and a Board member at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, NY, writes about Justice Robert Jackson's collaboration with Chief Justice Earl Warren on the formative Brown v. Board of Education decision while Jackson was recuperating in a Washington, DC hospital.
Tom Coolican LL.M. ’14 Takes His Passion for Rugby from the Playing Field to St. John’s Program in International and Comparative Sports Law
May 12, 2014
Tom Coolican, a member of the U.S.national rugby team, is pursuing a Masters in Law at St. John's.
May 12, 2014
In this Bloomberg Law podcast, Professor Marc O. DeGirolami discusses the Milwaukee-area school district’s request that the Supreme Court consider an appellate ruling barring a public high school from holding a graduation ceremony in a church adorned with numerous religious symbols, displays, and literature.