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Through silent and live auctions and other festivities, the Law School's Public Interest Auction had another successful year, raising over $113,000 to support public interest fellowships for St. John’s Law students.

At a recent conference held at St. John’s University, several speakers—including the country’s most prominent librarian—emphasized a common message: libraries change lives...

Over the last two years, St. John’s Law has redesigned its externship program to give students a unique opportunity to learn the law by doing. An externship is an internship pursued for academic credit. Through externship placements in a range of public and private practice settings, students get to test substantive areas of the law as they identify and chart their career paths.
The clinical legal education program at St. John’s Law embodies and animates St. Vincent de Paul’s zeal for serving the poor. Through clinics offered in house and in partnership with outside organizations, students build essential lawyering skills. Clinic students and directors gathered recently to share their experiences in the program with Rev. Hugh O'Donnell, C.M., the Vincentian Chair for Social Justice and Board of Trustee member, and Rev. Gerard Luttenberger, C.M., Executive Vice President for Mission at St. John’s University.
Elisa Garcia handles the big jobs for the big companies. She helped usher the Boca Raton, Fla.-based office-supply chain Office Depot Inc. through its November merger with Office Max Inc., a $1.2 billion transaction that had to clear antitrust regulators. In December, Garcia rose from general counsel to chief legal officer, a job in which she oversees regulatory, compliance and government-affairs matters.

Epsilon Kappa, the St. John’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a series of events planned from April 2-23...

Lawrence E. Walsh, who died on March 19 at age 102, was the 1980s Iran-Contra “independent counsel,” the special prosecutor of the biggest White House scandal and range of crimes since Watergate.

Like many New Yorkers in the 1980s, John Maroon ’87SVC was a big fan of St. John’s University basketball. So it comes as no surprise that when it was time for him to go to college,...

A team representing St. John’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) out-performed 16 teams from law schools across the country to take first place in the 8th Annual NBLSA Nelson Mandela International Negotiations Competition (NMNMINC).
Created on April 17, 1964, Epsilon Kappa has brought to the University some of the most famous literary figures from both Spain and Latin America.

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