Ellen Boegel

Professor
Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security
JD, George Washington UniversityBA, Philosophy, Le Moyne College
Prof. Boegel serves as the Legal Studies Program Director for the Staten Island campus. She earned her Juris Doctor from The National Law Center at George Washington University where she was a member of The George Washington Law Review. Before joining the faculty at St. John’s University, Prof. Boegel clerked at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and worked as an Assistant Counsel at the Unified Court System for the State of New York. Prof. Boegel is the Contributing Legal Editor for America magazine (https://www.americamagazine.org/voices/ellen-k-boegel) and volunteers as an attorney panelist on the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs’ Surrogate Decision-Making Committees.

Teaching Interests

Legal research, Legal writing, Immigration, Legal Ethics

Research Interests

U.S. Constitution, Religious freedom, Civil rights, Immigration

Courses Taught

CRJ
3122
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
LES
1001
INTRO TO LEGAL STUDIES
LES
1002
LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING
LES
1003
TORT LAW
LES
1005
PRACTICUM FOR THE PARALEGAL
LES
1006
ADV PRACTICUM FOR PARALEGAL
LES
1009
ADV.LEGAL RESEARCH & WRITING
LES
1014
INSURANCE LAW
LES
1015
LEGAL ETHICS
LES
1017
PATENTS TRADEMARKS & COPYRIG
LES
1018
IMMIGRATION LAW
LES
1021
ADMIN LAW & ALT DISPUTE RES.
LES
1040
TRIAL PRACTICE
LES
1042
LEGAL ISSUES & UNIV. MISSION
LES
1100
INTRO TO LEGAL STUDIES
LES
1101
LEGAL WRITING
LES
1102
LEGAL RESEARCH
LES
1104
INDEP STUDY: TOPICS LEGL STUD