Our Programs

The St. John’s Center for International and Comparative Law sponsors a variety of programs and events throughout the academic year.

Recurring events open to St. John’s students and alumni:

Annual Symposium
The Center hosts an annual symposium bringing together scholars and practitioners from around the world to discuss legal responses to global challenges. The proceedings are published each year in a special edition of the St. John’s Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Global Issues Speaker Series
The Global Issues Series brings international and comparative law scholars to the St. John’s campus to present their work and engage in discussion with faculty and students.

Past Events:
On April 1, 2011, the Center, along with the St. John’s Journal of International and Comparative Law, hosted its inaugural annual symposium: Challenges to International Law, Challenges from International Law:  New Realities and the Global Order.

On March 15, 2011, the Center hosted a Student Roundtable with guest presenter Dr. Layachi from the Department of Government and Politics.

On October 25, 2010, CICL and the Center for Law and Religion hosted a Global Issues Speaker Series on Freedom from Religion: First Amendment Rights and National Security featuring Professor Amos Guiora.

Please contact us for more information about the Center's programs and offerings.