Marc O. DeGirolami
M.A., Harvard University
J.D., Boston University School of Law
LL.M., J.S.D.,Columbia University School of Law
Professor DeGirolami's scholarship focuses on law and religion, constitutional law, and criminal law. His book, The Tragedy of Religious Freedom, was published by Harvard University Press in 2013. His papers have been or will be published in various law journals including Notre Dame Law Review, Stanford Law and Policy Review, Constitutional Commentary, Legal Theory, Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Boston College Law Review, San Diego Law Review, Alabama Law Review, and St. John's Law Review, among others. He has written for The New Republic, Commonweal, and The Library of Law and Liberty. He is the Associate Director of the Center for Law and Religion.
Following law school, Professor DeGirolami clerked for Judge William E.Smith of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and Judge Jerome Farris of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. His professional experience includes service as an Assistant District Attorney in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining the St. John's faculty, he was an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School, and then served as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Scholar in Residence at Catholic University's Columbus School of Law.
At St. John's, he teaches Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Criminal Law, courses in Law and Religion, Professional Responsibility, and Torts.