Rappaport Names 2017 Fellows
BC Law students selected for summer public policy internships.
At Rappaport event, SJC Chief Justice Gants says minimum mandatory sentences and court fees are burdensome.
“The Rappaports instilled in us the importance of public service and committing ourselves through our research and public policy work to making life more meaningful for those we serve. I loved the Fellows Program, and it remains a huge part of my law school experience. ”
The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy recently welcomed experts on mortgage inequality and access to mortgage credit for a full day conference. The day included a keynote speaker and three panels.
On a recent visit to BC Law and the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, Congressman Seth Moulton delivered a simple message: In politics and in battle, you’d be surprised how much you can accomplish when the odds are stacked against you.
Does institutional racism exist in our nation’s agencies? What’s behind the apparent disconnect between our police forces and the communities they serve? Should we be promoting “Black Lives Matter” or “All Lives Matter”? These questions and more were explored during a recent Rappaport panel discussion.
Litigating before the Supreme Court in a time of transition and discerning what the current climate of political division means for the future of the Court and the nation’s legal culture were key themes of a Rappaport Center discussion between former US Solicitor General Donald Verrilli and Professor Kent Greenfield. Watch video from the event.
A panel discussion among some of Massachusetts’ most politically astute women was the official kickoff event of the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy. This capstone fall event, “Breaking Barriers: Gender Politics in Government,” explored ways to increase gender equity in leadership positions.
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