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Boston College Law School faculty are used as legal experts and sources by a growing number of reporters and media outlets, both across the country and around the world. This section of the website contains a selection of links to articles where BC Law faculty have been recently quoted.

If you are a member of the media looking to speak with a faculty member, please contact Director of Communications Nate Kenyon (617-552-1184; cell 617-417-6818) for assistance.

Brown in Wall Street Journal on Holder Resignation

Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement Thursday that he will resign signals an end to a turbulent tenure as the nation's top law-enforcement official and a potential reset for an administration looking to push through new laws on civil rights and sentencing reform next year.

Greenfield to Participate in Oct. 7 31st Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate

“Be it resolved: Corporations should not be considered people under the U.S. Constitution" will occur on October 7 at 5:30 pm, and will be streamed live online.

Profs. Repetti, Ring Organize Tax Analysts Conference: "Reforming Entity Taxation"

BC Law is partnering with Tax Analysts to host a conference, Reforming Entity Taxation, at the Law School on Friday, October 10.

Pat McCoy Featured in BC Chronicle as First Liberty Mutual Professor

Patricia McCoy, a leading expert on issues of financial services regulation, has joined the Boston College Law School faculty as the inaugural Liberty Mutual Insurance Professor in property and casualty insurance law.

Second Edition of Katz's Family Law in America Now Available

Boston College Professor of Law Sanford N. Katz examines the present state of family law in second edition release of Family Law in America, available now.

Cassidy Named to Commission to Study ADA and Public Defender Salaries

BC Law Professor Michael Cassidy has been appointed to a new Commission by Governor Devall Patrick to study the salary of state Assistant District Attorneys and Public Defenders.

Quinn in NY Times on Dollar General’s Hostile Bid for Family Dollar

(From the NY Times)--The three-way tug of war being hashed out in the discount retail industry just got a little bit more contentious.

Madoff, Galle, Bagley Organize Philanthropy Reform Conference

Professor Ray Madoff, with faculty colleagues Brian Galle and Bill Bagley, will convene a conference later this month to bring together scholars, philanthropic leaders, and others to consider whether current rules governing philanthropy adequately support the public good.

Cassidy Op-ed on Educating Young Men about Rape in WBUR's Cognoscenti

The current spotlight on campus sexual assault will no doubt raise awareness among college students of their legal rights and obligations.

McCoy Quoted on Regulation of International Banking in The Banker

Proposals for an international deal to facilitate the resolution of systemic cross-border banking groups, driven by the US and UK regulators, are facing a rising tide of objections just as the crucial G20 summit in Australia approaches in November.

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