News from the Law School
Bloom Named to USDC Advisory Committee
Professor Bloom has been asked to serve as reporter for a distinguished committee that will consider changes to the local District Court Rules of Criminal Procedure for practice in the federal courts.
Margaret Bichler Receives Law Student Ethics Award
The third-year student received the award from the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Quinn to Join Faculty
The Stanford Law School professor will join BC Law in the fall of 2008.
Relief for Non-Citizen September 11 Victims
In what Professor Dan Kanstroom describes as "a tremendous" victory, Homeland Security officials have agreed to a potential pathway to temporary legal status for non-citizen victims of the attacks.
Joint Committee Report Considers Repetti Proposal
The Joint Committee on Taxation recently issued a report that at pages 21 to 23 considers BC Law Professor James Repetti's proposal to eliminate the estate tax on family businesses and farms.
Douglass Moot Court Member Wins Best Oralist Award
Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that BC Law Frederick Douglass Moot Court team member Bianca Forde won Best Oralist at the national competition.
PILF Auction Draws Crowd
Boston College's Public Interest Law Foundation auction, held on April 23, was a major success.
American Catholics and Election 2008
Professor Gregory Kalscheur, S.J. recently moderated a panel discussion at Boston College, "American Catholics and Election 2008: Issues of Conscience."
BLSA Holds Annual Heritage Dinner
The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) held its annual Heritage Dinner on April 5 in the Heights Dining Room on the Chestnut Hill Campus.