About the Law Library

Mission

The Rittenberg Law Library advances the mission of St. John's University School of Law by providing rich collections and resources, engaging with our faculty and students to support their scholarly and professional endeavors, and creating an atmosphere in which members of the law school community can learn, collaborate, and grow.

To further this mission, the Law Library team works to:

  • Provide a welcoming environment staffed by knowledgeable, service-oriented professionals.
  • Support and enrich our community by connecting it to the best available information resources.
  • Be a contributing partner to faculty research and instruction.
  • Offer a positive, supportive environment in which law students can thrive.
  • Foster a diverse community emphasizing respect for the rights and dignity of every person.
  • Work collaboratively with the broader St. John's University community to promote academic excellence and lifelong learning.

Hours

Library hours vary during the academic year.  Complete information about library hours is available from the Hours section of our site.
 

Access

The Rittenberg Law Library is open to St. John's University School of Law employees and students for the Fall 2020 semester.

Individuals not eligible for Rittenberg Law Library Access should contact one of New York’s many law libraries open to the public.

Complete library access policies are found on our Library Policies page

Address/Directions

Rittenberg Law Library
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

Floorplans for the libraryGuide to the stacks

Connect With Us

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Circulation Desk
718-990-1580

Reference Desk
718-990-6651