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Students at St. John’s Law have many opportunities to learn by doing. Experiential learning is a cornerstone of our educational approach; it allows students to test substantive areas of the law and different practice environments as they identify and forge their career paths.
Senior Eastern District Judges Raymond J. Dearie, Nina Gershon, and Allyne R. Ross were honored on February 20, 2014 in the ceremonial courtroom of the U.S. Courthouse in Brooklyn.
Kaitlin Fleur Nares '13 talks about her work representing Korey Wise — one of five young men exonerated in the high-profile Central Park Jogger case — in his longstanding civil suit against New York City.
Law schools may offer a host of legal skills courses, but one devoted solely to practicing in New York's Commercial Division? Not so much--until this year, when St. John's University School of Law Law introduced a new, upper-level, one-credit course called, "Litigation in New York's Commercial Division."
On the heels of taking first and second place at the William B. Spong Moot Court Tournament, a team representing the Law School’s Moot Court Honor Society has won the National First Amendment Moot Court Competition at Vanderbilt Law School.
The talent and tenacity of the Law School’s Moot Court Honor Society was on display last weekend as St. John’s bested a field of 20 teams to win first and second place at the 43rd William B. Spong Moot Court Tournament.
Alumni dedication, long a hallmark of St. John’s Law, is the bedrock of a recent campaign to build endowed scholarships that help to attract top students and to keep tuition affordable.
Students earning their LL.B. degree from University of Glasgow come to St. John’s Law for a year of study and immersion in New York City culture and community.
David Falcon '11 has become the first Economic Justice Clinic alumnus to be hired back as a full-time staff attorney at NYLAG, assigned to its new Veterans Project.
When students in the Law School’s Securities Arbitration Clinic needed an interpreter to best serve their client — an elderly woman who spoke the relatively uncommon Chinese dialect Shanghainese — they turned to a fellow law student for help.

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