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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 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.

Coquillette Discusses Legal Apprenticeship Models with the New York Times

(From the New York Times) When Chris Tittle meets new people and the topic turns to his work, he sometimes fishes in his pockets and produces a business card that reads “Abraham Lincoln.”

Papandrea talks to Philly Inquirer on Public Employees and Free Speech Online

A federal judge's ruling that a former high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech is one of the first court decisions involving public employees and their online comments about the workplace, said Law Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea.

Ring on WBUR's OnPoint on Battle Over US Corporate Tax Inversion

It’s a neat trick for big American companies to avoid a heap of American taxes:  stop being American.

Cassidy on WBUR on Probation Department Corruption Verdicts

Professor Michael Cassidy was on WBUR to discuss MA probation department corruption verdicts in federal district court.

Madoff Named to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's 'Top Women of Law' List

The Top Women of Law event celebrates outstanding achievements made by exceptional women.

Kanstroom in Globe on Poll Regarding Plan for Sheltering Migrant Children

Massachusetts voters are split on Governor Deval Patrick’s plan to provide temporary shelter for up to 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children on a state air base or military training installation, according to a new Boston Globe poll.

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