Recent innovations in academic support for LLMs at St. John’s

With each additional year I work at St. John’s Law School, my role seems to evolve increasingly from “legal English” teaching toward a larger umbrella category of “academic support for non-native English speaking LLM students,” with language support of course … Continue reading

TESOL 2017 Seattle: Legal Language – Strategies for Effective Communication in Law School

I had the honor of joining an esteemed panel of legal English professionals last Thursday at the TESOL 2017 Convention in Seattle for a presentation titled “Legal Language: Strategies for Effective Communication in Law School.” The panel was organized by … Continue reading

Observations from a visiting Chinese professor of legal English

We are fortunate to have a guest post by Haiyan “Eileen” Li, Instructor at School of Foreign Languages East China University of Political Science & Law (ECUPL), who spent 2015-2016 as a visiting scholar at St. John’s School of Education … Continue reading

LL.M. Programs at St. John’s

Transnational Legal Practice (TLP) LL.M. American Law: Discourse & Analysis Program (ALDA) English for American Law School (EALS) Summer Program U.S. Legal Studies LL.M. (USLS) International Sports Law Practice (ISLP) LL.M. Bankruptcy LL.M. Transnational Legal Practice (TLP) LL.M. The LL.M. … Continue reading