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Earlier this month, the Center for International and Comparative Law opened its annual Global Issues Series with a talk on “The Global Law Firm.” by Richard F. Hans ’93, managing partner of DLA Piper’s New York office.
The New York City Law Department's new class of assistant corporation counsels and post-graduate fellows includes four St. John's Law graduates from the Class of 2014.
Directed by Professor Jeremy Sheff, IPLC is a forum for research, education, professional development, and service addressing the legal and policy issues of the knowledge economy. The center will bring students, practitioners, judges, policymakers, and academics together to explore how law and lawyers participate in shaping the information age—from intellectual property law to trade policy; from pharmaceuticals to publishing; from privacy rights to free expression principles; from Silicon Alley to Madison Avenue.
In 2011, a revitalized Career Development Office opened its doors with a mission to help St. John’s law students and graduates find rewarding work in the law and in other professional pursuits. Career development now infuses the Law School’s offerings from orientation through graduation, ensuring that students are not just getting a degree, but are actively building a path to the profession. The benefits of this approach are already evident.
Kimathi Gordon-Somers, associate director of career development and coordinator of the externship program, talks to Communications Director Lori Herz about programs and opportunities for St. John’s aspiring prosecutors.
With the start of the new academic year, the Center for Law and Religion has named its new student fellows for 2014-2015. They are John Boersma ‘15 and Stephanie Cipolla ’16.
Earlier this month, Mark L. Movsesian, the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John's Law, gave a talk on Religious Freedom for Mideast Christians: Yesterday and Today before a standing-room-only audience at the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, TX.
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.
Professor David L. Gregory weighs in on N.F.L Commissioner Roger Goodell's mishandling of the Ray Rice ban and similar personal conduct issues plaguing the league.
The Bronx District Attorney's Office has hired 54 new assistant district attorneys, including five St. John's Law graduates from the Class of 2014.

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