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Ray Madoff talks to the Financial Times about the most powerful drivers of giving among affluent households.
Ray Madoff talks to the Financial Times about the most powerful drivers of giving among affluent households.
Professor Bloom talks to CBS on the future of privacy, surveillance and policing technologies under Trump.
Professor Hong talks to CNN about next steps in text message suicide case.
Professor Albert comments in Boston Globe story on push to expand free schooling in Haiti.
Prof. Beckman quoted in the LA Times on case of Michelle Carter, on trial for urging her 18-year-old boyfriend to kill himself.
Professor Bloom talks to the Boston Globe on Michelle Carter’s lawyers aiming for acquittal before they call any witnesses.
Intent is key in text message suicide case, and Professor Hong tells CNN the laws may need to change.
Professor Wirth blogs on the latest developments around the US's exit from the Paris Agreement.
Professor Beckman quoted in Buzzfeed on trial for the woman accused of texting her boyfriend instructions to kill himself.
Professor Greenfield provided a primer for NECN on the impeachment process from Constitutional and historical perspectives.
Dean Rougeau joins a Fordham University panel to discuss the First Amendment and differences between countries.
Prof. Wirth weighs in on Trump’s first foreign trip and the fate of the Paris Agreement on Lawfare.
Professor Olson is quoted in BisNow about a lawsuit claiming Apple, Visa infringed on local company's patent for Apple Pay.
Prof. Kanstroom is quoted in WBUR, Washington Post on the movement toward more sanctuary cities and towns and Denver's recent law changes.
The President's words could weigh heavily in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ travel ban decision.
Professor Bloom talks to Esquire about why the ex-NFL star's suicide led to vacating his conviction.
Con law expert Professor Albert's op ed in the Boston Globe examines whether Haiti should relinquish its sovereignty.
Professor Bloom talks to the Boston Globe about repercussions from the ex-NFL star's death.
Trump won’t be able to take down national monuments without a legal fight, Prof. Plater says in Vice.
Professor Daniel Lyons speaks to WBUR on Boston tech leaders' concerns about net neutrality under fire.
A federal judge in San Francisco dealt another blow to the Trump administration’s immigration policies on Tuesday.
Professor Kari Hong talks to USA Today about the latest court case facing the Trump administration.
Professor Greenfield discusses the implications for the Senate and Gorsuch nomination on WBUR radio.
Prof. Bilder discusses her newest book, which reexamines James Madison's copious notes on the creation of the Constitution.
From the Boston Globe Ideas section: the Constitution doesn't mean what you think it means.
Professor Madoff talks to the Economist about the controversy surrounding Donor Advised Funds.
Professor Bloom talks to the Boston Globe about the ex-NFL star's latest day in court.
Professor Daniel Lyons' blog post was entered into the record by Senator Jeff Flake.
Professor McCoy talks to CNN Money about the recent comments from the Justice Department.
Prof. Kanstroom is quoted in the Boston Globe and Christian Science Monitor on Trump's travel ban and immigration policies.
Professor Madoff talks to the NonProfit Times on her Forum on Philanthropy's latest event in New York.
Professor Bloom in Huffington Post on the question of searching Dakota Access protesters’ Facebook accounts.
Professor Kari Hong interviewed by NECN, Drive at 5 on her the latest immigration executive order.
A Harvard conference, featuring BC Law Professor and former Dean Coquillette, confronts academia’s ties to slavery.
"This is where the fiction of the American Dream dies. It's over."
Professor Lyons interviewed on WBUR regarding Congressman Markey's latest comments.
A new edition of Professor Mark Brodin's book has been released.
Transgender teen moves forward with Supreme Court challenge after Trump action.
Professor Hong is interviewed by Metro on her most significant concerns with POTUS immigration policies.
Professor Holper is quoted in Boston Magazine about Sanctuary Cities and 287(g) agreements.
Professor Kari Hong speaks to CNN about the Executive Order legal arguments.
Professor Bloom talks to Reuters about the ex-NFL star's latest day in court.
Professor Plater is quoted in Vice on whether the decision to finish the Dakota Access Pipeline may have been illegal.
Professor Kari Hong speaks to USA Today, CNN about the Executive Order travel ban arguments.
Brief argues that Trump's executive order violates the Establishment Clause.
In a Cognoscenti op ed, Professor Hong argues there is one clear way to end Trump’s immigration ban.
Prof. Daniel Kanstroom is featured in the Boston Globe's take on Trump's executive order.
Professor Hong talks to the Boston Herald on the next steps in the fight over Trump's Executive Order.
In a Boston Globe Q&A, Professor Hong explains why the term is misleading.
Professor Bloom talks to Washington Post about a basketball coach's recent lawsuit.
BC Law professors weigh in on what we might expect as Donald Trump takes office.
Professor McCoy talks to the Wall Street Journal about what happens to your mortgage after a fire.
Professor Sherman in quoted in Boston Magazine about Somerville's mayor and Donald Trump
Professor Bloom talks to USA Today on federal trial for MA pharmacist Barry Cadden.
Professor Sherman quoted in a Jezebel story about a teen's death while under juvenile detention.
Professor Hong's Washington Post op ed takes on the president-elect's plan for deporting illegal immigrants.
Professor Wirth talks to Inside Climate News on Trump's climate change denials.
Professor Lyons in Daily Caller on Orlando nightclub victims' families suing Facebook and others.
Professor Sherman quoted in Baltimore Sun story on young women in Maryland’s juvenile justice system.
Professor Plater is quoted in Climate Central on potential Interior appointment.
Professor Chirba is quoted in Nature on clinical trials and stem cells.
Professor Sherman's report on girls in juvenile justice system highlighted in Chicago Tribune story on impact of violence.
Professor Wirth talks to the Guardian on the President-Elect's promise to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
Professor Brodin talks to the Globe regarding alleged discrimination in State Police hiring.
Professor Madoff talks to the Financial Times on LLCs vs traditional foundations.
Professor Quinn talks to Reuters on the president-elect's business conflicts.
Professor Bloom talks to CBS on Donald Trump's recent tweet about the American flag.
Professor Kaveny talks to the National Catholic Reporter about how Donald Trump won.
Professor Quinn talks to CBS about the many businesses of President-Elect Donald Trump.
Professor Madoff talks to the Wall Street Journal on why only the wealthy are giving more.
Professor Cassidy talks to the Boston Globe about allegations related to three cases.
Professor Hong talks to NECN about the president-elect's SCOTUS choice.
Professor Kanstroom talks to PRI about changes we might see under the president-elect.
Professor Greenfield talks to the Boston Globe about the future of the Court.
Professor Madoff explains the rise of DAFs in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Professor Hong talks to ABC News about a potential major ruling on transgender rights.
BC Law Professor Jim Repetti analyzes the massive 1995 loss that allowed Trump to avoid years of taxes on NECN.
Prof. Daniel Kanstroom advocates for a commutation program for the wrongly deported in an op-ed for the New York Times.
Do law enforcement powers threaten our liberties? Assistant Professor Kari Hong weighs in.
Professor Ray D. Madoff has collaborated with philanthropist Lewis B. Cullman in an essay in the newest issue of the New York Review of Books.
Prof. Katharine Young was selected to present her paper “Rights and Queues” at the 2016 Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum.
Prof. Richard Albert helped to organize a “Constitutionalism Under Extreme Conditions” symposium in Israel.
The Professor's stand on the controversial topic of "zero-rating" informs telecom's future.
2017 Fellow Micah Jones is working in the office of Massachusetts State Senator Michael F. Rush.
At the conference on "Serving the Client in Tumultuous Times," faculty and staff presented their most recent research.
In her Commencement address, MA SJC Justice Hines argues that the law is a tool that must be used against discrimination and inequality.
BC Law Professor David Olson gave his perspective on the subject at a recent event at the São Paulo Judicial Academy.
New film captures the saga of alumnae's Chinatown bank, the only one to face criminal charges in the 2008 financial crisis.
SJC Justice Geraldine Hines is the first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts' highest court.
Aspiring lawyers get hands-on experience helping prisoners and innovators in new experiential programs.
The merger preserves the interests of specialty journals and expands the size and capacity of Boston College Law Review.
BC Law's Innocence Program students, as well as BC Law alumni and faculty, have played key roles in the case.
Judy Tracy trained and mentored generations of students through her work teaching some of the building blocks of 1L year.
The former US Attorney will offer a course in national security law as Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor.
A possible future president, Martin O'Malley challenges, amuses as a visiting lecturer.
The BC Law professor will receive the Chris Kando Iijima Teacher and Mentor Award.
The former presidential candidate and Rappaport visiting professor talks to The Heights about teaching at BC Law.
Former US energy secretary and four alumni receive recognition for service.
Healy, O'Malley believe that states may offer hope for solving this contentious issue.
Clients of two BC Law clinical programs have won top prizes at recent entrepreneurship competitions.
Students are honored for work on juvenile rights, professional responsibility, and women’s health.
Chief Judge Merrick Garland was among the esteemed panelists hearing the case at the Grimes Moot Court Finals.
In Clough lecture, jurist reminds us that there is no such thing as a "nice little nuclear war."
Now in its fourth year, the winning appellate program presents arguments in federal court.
Removing penalties imposed on released prisoners could help prevent recidivism.
HHRP lecturer Moreno-Ocampo keeps late student's memory and mission alive.
Professor Emerita Ruth-Arlene Howe and classmate Walter Prince were honored at the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association gala.
Experts ponder the new realities of the retail industry in the midst of bankruptcy practice turmoil.
Provocateurs Adam Foss and Edwin Lindo say "enough!" with traditional thinking.
Former US Treasurer Rosie Rios strives to put women in their proper place in history.
29th Annual PILF Auction draws hundreds in support of student summer stipends.
Dean Rougeau joins 160 other deans in signing a letter outlining the importance of the Legal Services Corporation.
Nicholas O'Donnell ’03 specializes in restoring treasures taken in World War II.
At an ACS event, Lawyer John Dacey discussed how to stop a correctional system gone awry.
Hon. Kenneth Desmond '90 speaks of lessons learned on both sides of the bench.
The School is up four spots in the US News 2018 rankings, and up 10 in the past three years.
Affordable Housing Was Never the Same in Newton after Josephine McNeil ’87 started CAN-DO 22 years ago.
At Rappaport event, SJC Chief Justice Gants says minimum mandatory sentences and court fees are burdensome.
BC Law moves up in NLJ's "Go-To" schools for percentage of 2016 graduates hired by the largest law firms.
The scary 'big man' with a heart of gold loved a good argument--and his students.
The conference on criminal justice reform featured keynote speaker Justice Gants from the MA SJC.
National Law Review honors Robert Park for article on credit card marketing tactics.
Lawfare's Jack Goldsmith believes that negotiation and diplomacy may be the best strategies for mitigating attacks.
The third-year student is one of 25 Immigrant Justice Corps fellows across the country.
From BC Heights: Boston College’s Innocence Program seeks to free wrongly incarcerated citizens.
A new exhibit of books and papers of one of America’s first black lawyers does, in fact, speak volumes about him.
3Ls earn the respect of coaches and adversaries in major competitions.
Zain Ahmad and Mousa al Mosawy ponder the effects of Trump's effort to keep certain people from entering the US.
Martin O'Malley, Professor Chirba discuss the Affordable Care Act's future prospects.
Students and alumni are improving the lives of others. Meet the influencers, impact generation, and shapers of tomorrow's America.
James Bitanga '06 learns where an open mind - and a little luck - can take you if you dare.
Student Mousa Al Mosawy '18, alumna Susan Finegan '91, and professors are among those speaking out.
Former presidential candidate Martin O'Malley's first speech as Rappaport Visiting Professor.
The BC Law '95 grad will oversee the creation of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.
Authors Ogletree, Robinson on SCOTUS decision limiting ability to address disparities in schools.
BC Law's National Moot Court Team has won the New England Regional Championship.
BC Law's Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic highlighted in Financial Times
Dennis Maher talks about his wrongful conviction at an Innocence Program event.
Experts look beyond the obvious for new solutions to radicalism in the war on terror.
Ropes & Gray scholarship is awarded to five law students nationwide each year.
Coquillette book inspires a panel discussion about confronting harmful symbolism.
Judith Resnik on America's wrong-headed view of the treatment of prisoners.
The former governor and Democratic presidential candidate will teach in the spring.
Valid arguments are made by both sides in hotly contested ballot issue.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly selects six from Law School as Top Women of Law.
Co-authored brief argues that new evidence contradicts the prosecution in Rosario case.
Professor Wirth is in the thick of debate over international governance, genetic research, and sustainable development.
Congressman Kennedy implores students to fight for affordable legal services.
Verrilli talks of moral urgency in his former role as nation's top attorney.
How and why Jennifer Thompson became a leading advocate for conviction reform.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Linda Greenhouse ponders the future of the Supreme Court.
Congressman Moulton described succeeding against stacked odds, in politics and in battle.
Historian Michael Vorenberg asked provocative questions about the 14th Amendment at his Clough Center event.
Panelists describe adrenaline-packed jobs with satisfying outcomes.
US Secretary of the Navy and former Mississippi Governor Ray Mabus discussed his career in public service.
Constitutional scholar Prof. Richard Albert casts a critical eye on the U.S. Constitution and asks the provocative question:is it time to rewrite it completely?
Challenging questions explored at a Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy forum.
The Solicitor General who presented a successful Supreme Court defense of the Affordable Care Act will speak in October.
United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will present the inaugural Dean’s Distinguished Lecture.
US Secretary of the Navy will present the inaugural Dean’s Distinguished Lecture.
Mary Pat Brogan ’16 and Shayna Sehayik ’16 prevailed in the case that they represented before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this past spring.
The ABA adopted a resolution in support of Turkish detainees and the rule of law. It was written by three lawyers with BC Law School connections.
Alumnus Bob Troyer ’90 has been named acting U.S. attorney for Colorado.
Judge Paul Barbadoro ’80 has been appointed as chair of the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States.
Suffolk County ADA Brett Walker ’13 has been selected as one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40.
Law School alumna Shannon Miller—one of the most decorated gymnast in the nation's history—is interviewed about her life as a broadcaster, author, motivational speaker, and cancer survivor.
The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College announced the selection of its 2016 Fellows.
Draftkings, Uber, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are among recent clients who have sought the counsel of Debra Yang ’85
Governor Charlie Baker has nominated alumnus Justice Kenneth V. Desmond to the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
Solitary confinement has reached epidemic proportions in America. How the work of Zachary Heiden '02 is helping to reverse that trend.
The alumni magazine of Boston College Law School began publication in 1992 and chronicles the life of one of America’s leading professional academies. As the face of BC Law, the magazine endeavors to to depict who we are, what we believe in, and what distinguishes us as a law school.