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2010-11 News Archive

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LL.M. Commencement 2011

On May 27, 2011, Boston College Law School awarded LL.M. degrees to the class of 2011.

Federal Court Visit

On April 8, 2011, the LL.M. class visited the John J. Moakley Courthouse in downtown Boston, home of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

International Legal Studies Colloquium

On March 24, 2011, Professor Dr. Frank Bayreuther spoke on the topic “Abolish Free Collective Bargaining? What Wisconsin’s Public Service Workers, Finnish Seamen and German Railway Engineers Have in Common.” Professor Bayreuther holds the Chair of Civil Law and Labour Law at the University of Passau, Germany, and was a Visiting Professor at Boston College Law School during the spring of 2011.

International Legal Studies Colloquium

On March 3, 2011, Professor César Arjona presented his paper “Transnational Law as an Excuse: How Teaching Law Without the State Makes Legal Education Better.”

Law Firm Visit

On February 25, 2011, the LL.M. class visited the Boston office of the law firm Goulston & Storrs.

J.D.-LL.M. Buddy Social

On February 7, 2011, the LL.M.s and their J.D. Buddies assembled for lunch on campus.

State Court Visit

On November 16, 2010, the LL.M. class visited the Massachusetts Superior Court for Suffolk County.

International Legal Studies Colloquium

On Thursday November 4, 2010, Mr. Harn Yawnghwe spoke on “The Burmese Democracy Movement.”

International Legal Studies Colloquium

On Monday October 4, Mr. Roland Adjovi of Arcadia University spoke on “International Criminal Justice in African Affairs.”

International Legal Studies Colloquium

On Wednesday September 22, Professor Shi-Ling Hsu of the University of British Columbia spoke on “The British Columbia Carbon Tax:  A Cutting-Edge Experiment to Address Global Warming.” 

Career Advice Services

On September 8, 2010, Patrick J. O’Malley, spoke on “Crossing the Pond without going under: Legal, cultural and commercial challenges to building a legal career in Europe.”

LL.M. Class of 2011 Arrives in Newton

The week-long Orientation program for the LL.M. class of 2010-11 began on August 22, 2010.