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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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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.

Lyons in Globe on Aereo's Attempt at Becoming a Cable Service

After more than a year of casting itself as the low-cost, online antidote to cable companies, Aereo now wants to be one of them—sort of.

Papandrea in Commonwealth Mag on Judge Young's Use of Juror Questions

AT MOST TRIALS in state and federal courts, the jury is a blank and muted canvass for lawyers to paint their cases on throughout the proceedings, its collective voice heard loud and clear only when the verdict is announced.

Greenfield in Newsweek on 'Hobby Lobby' Case

In 2010, then-candidate Rand Paul, a libertarian Republican running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, told the editorial board of the Louisville Courier-Journal that he disagreed with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because it prohibited private businesses like restaurants and hotels from discriminating against black people.

Kaveny in Commonweal on Hobby Lobby Case: 'A Minefield'

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, where religious exemptions to the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act were extended to a private for-profit company, has produced jubilation among those who regarded the mandate as a grave threat to religious liberty and consternation from those who think access to no-cost contraception should be a fundamental component of health care for women.

Greenfield Op ed in Globe on 'Hobby Lobby' Case

We've been had. And so has Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Albert Elected Associate Member of IACL

Newton, MA – BC Assistant Law professor Richard Albert has been elected as an Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL).

Quinn in Herald on 'Hobby Lobby' Supreme Court Case

The Supreme Court yesterday indicated that its Hobby Lobby decision would only apply in a narrow set of circumstances, but the court left the door open for private corporations with “sincerely held” religious beliefs to blatantly discriminate, according to legal experts.

Greenfield Talks 'Hobby Lobby' Supreme Court Case

BC Law professor Kent Greenfield discusses the 'Hobby Lobby' Supreme Court case involving religious freedom of corporations.

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