News from the Law School
Perju Named to Constitutional Reform Commission
Professor Vlad Perju has been appointed to serve on an advisory commission that will present the President with a vision for the country's constitutional reform.
LL.M. Program Graduates First Class
On May 23, 2008, Boston College Law School awarded LL.M. degrees to the six members of the LL.M. class of 2008.
Third-Year Student Wins McGovern Award
Nicole Prairie (Class of 2009) has received the 2008 Honorable Sheila E. McGovern Fund Scholarship from the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers.
Casey Foundation Essay Tackles Juvenile Justice Reform
On June 12, the Annie E. Casey Foundation launched its 2008 KIDS COUNT Data Book essay, "A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform." The Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project (JRAP) at Boston College Law School is mentioned within the essay as an example of what is needed to yield a far fairer and more efficient juvenile justice system.
Tremblay Receives Slizewski Teaching Award
Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that Professor Paul Tremblay has received the 2008 Emil Slizewski Excellence in Teaching Award.
Commencement 2008 Highlights
Addressing the class of 2008, U.S. Attorney General Mukasey urged the graduates to use their skills to find out what the law is, rather than confusing it with what someone else might believe it to be.
Repetti Included Among Top Tax Scholars
The recent lead article in the ABA's The Tax Lawyer includes Professor James Repetti among the nation's leading tax scholars.