The Hague Convention requires the prompt repatriation of children under 16 years of age who were wrongfully removed by a parent from the country in which they had been living, except in certain very limited circumstances. These few exceptions form the basis for much of the Hague Convention litigation in the United States.
July 11, 2014
For its Meet the Judges series, the New York Law Journal talked to Hon. P. Kevin Castel 72SVC, '75L, ‘04HON, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
To kick off PARTICIPATE ’14—a St. John’s initiative to promote political engagement—the University will offer a free public screening of the documentary feature Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way at its Queens campus this month.
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.
NY1 tapped into the expertise of Donna Geffner, Ph.D., Director of the Speech and Hearing Center, for its recent health feature with reporter Jill Urban. See Dr. Geffner explain speech development in children in this feature filmed at St. John’s.