News from the Law School
Professor Richard Albert Profiled
Albert always knew he'd be a law professor, and it shows. From the BC Chronicle.
BC Law in Top 20 Schools for Large Firm Hiring
BC Law is once again among the top 20 schools for the number of graduates hired by large firms, according to the National Law Journal.
Kanstroom Co-authors Report on Deportation Effects
In response to the increased number of detentions and deportations of undocumented migrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during the past few years, the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, based at the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College, will release its report, "Keeping Families Connected."
BLSA Wins NE Chapter of the Year
For the second year in a row, the BC Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) was awarded the Northeast Black Law Students Association Chapter of the Year award.
Brodin on William P. Homans, Jr.: A Life In Court
BC Law Professor Mark Brodin’s newest release, "William P. Homans, Jr.: A Life In Court" (Vandeplas Press), recounts the remarkable legal career and troubled personal life of the prominent Boston lawyer.
Professor Brian Galle Added to Tax Faculty
Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the hiring of Assistant Professor Brian Galle. Galle, who specializes in tax and administrative law, will join an already strong BC Law tax faculty that includes Hugh Ault, Ray Madoff, Jim Repetti, and Diane Ring. The program is ranked 23rd in the country in US News and World Report.
BC Law Provides Legal Counsel to Haitian Families
On the heels of the Obama Administration granting Temporary Protected Status to Haitians residing in the United States, Boston College Law School faculty, students and graduates are involved in a local effort to provide legal counsel to families who need help maneuvering the complicated immigration system.
Blum Assists with Bosnia-Herzegovina Law Reform
When Law School Associate Professor Joan Blum took a call from Judge Phillip Weiner JD ’80 early in 2009, she couldn’t imagine the opportunity the respected alumnus would offer (from BC Chronicle).
Scott Brown ('85) Elected to Senate (Globe Coverage)
New Senator and BC Law alumnus Brown settles into his new role.
New Donation of Roman Law Books to Library
Professor Michael H. Hoeflich, John H. & John M. Kane Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law, has donated an important collection of antiquarian and modern Roman law books to the Boston College Law Library.
Preliminary Commencement Brochure Available
Boston College Law School has released its preliminary commencement brochure with information on the May 28, 2010 graduation.