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From the day the Law School opened its doors in 1925 in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, opportunity has been a hallmark of a St. John’s legal education.
There is no one story of New York City. There are millions of stories. Individually and together they depict the vital role that immigrants have played in growing and sustaining what is by all reports one of the most diverse—and most exciting—cities on the planet. With a unique perspective gained as an immigrant and as a lawyer educated in her native Dominican Republic and at St. John's Law, Maria Mateo '09LLM is devoting her legal career to serving her extended community in New York.
Forging a new strategic partnership with UNIBE, one of the Dominican Republic's most prestigious universities, St. John's Law expands its global reach.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that police officers don't necessarily violate a person's constitutional rights when they stop a car based on a mistaken understanding of the law. Prof. John Q. Barrett weighs in.
At the NYT DealBook, Prof. Michael Perino weighs in on the Second Circuit's latest effort to define the parameters of insider trading, "perhaps our most symbolic white-collar crime."
In its November 2014 issue, the National Jurist ranks St. John's Law #14 on its list of "schools where debt has dropped the most" and #23 in its rankings of "Best Value Private Law Schools."
Donna Aldea '98 discovered a passion for appellate advocacy in law school and then honed it during a flourishing career as a Queens ADA. Now a partner at a prominent criminal defense and civil rights law firm, Aldea discusses her career path in a New York Law Journal Q&A.
St. John’s Law students bring a wide range of experiences and perspectives to their studies, enriching our community in countless ways. In this new series, we introduce you to several 1Ls who exemplify this rich diversity.
A week-long celebration featuring carolers, toy soldiers, hand-made crafts, and holiday treats launched the Christmas Season at St. John’s Queens campus as the University celebrated its 24th annual Winter Carnival.

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