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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.

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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.

Albert on Term Limits in Calgary Herald

(From the Calgary Herald) Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jim Prentice carved himself some wiggle room Sunday on term limits, suggesting his controversial pledge to restrict the number of years Alberta politicians hold office could be accomplished through internal party policy instead of legislation.

Cassidy Named to MA SJC Committee to Examine Jury Selection Process

BOSTON, MA -- The Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court today announced the formation of a committee that will examine the jury selection process in the five Trial Court departments that conduct jury trials.

Madoff speaks to Globe on the Financial Power of the American Dead

(From The Boston Globe) The United States is a very good place to be dead — better than almost anywhere else, legally speaking.

Kanstroom Appointed to Editorial Board of International Migration Review

Professor Daniel Kanstroom has been appointed to a three-year term on the editorial board of the International Migration Review, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects of international migration. 

Greenfield Cited in Washington Post Op-ed About the Rights of Corporations

(From The Washington Post) “Checked the tax code,” wrote a friend who’s engaged to a woman from a low-tax country.

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