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2006 Archive

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Kent Greenfield's New Book Reviewed
11/08/06--Prof. Joseph Singer (Harvard Law) raves about The Failure of Corporate Law: Fundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities. More...

State's Debate On Executions Targets 'Cruel'
10/24/06--Phyllis Goldfarb comments in the San Francisco Daily Journal regarding the recent debate about California’s lethal-injection execution procedure. More...

Experts: Too Late to Rescind Verdict
10/19/06--Bob Bloom talks to Newsday about a juror's remorse over a murder conviction. 

Families Look to Lawsuit for Accountability in Nightclub Fire
9 /26/06--Michael Cassidy talks to the Associated Press about the lawsuit surrounding the Rhode Island nightclub fire.

Corporate Spying in Spotlight
9/19/06--Michael Cassidy talks to the Boston Globe about firms hiring private investigators and investigative agencies to provide confidential services. More...

Fighting for Equality, and Losing
9/10/06--Kent Greenfield writes an op-ed in the Boston Bar Journal about his experiences in the Solomon Supreme Court case (pg 27 of PDF file).

After the Storm
8/11/06--Anthony Farley's essay is quoted in a Wall Street Journal review of After the Storm, a collection of writings about Hurricane Katrina. More...

Now You Can Swap Your Unwanted CDs, DVDs
6/08/06--Alfred Yen talks to the Boston Herald about websites that help users trade used goods. More...

Law Vexes Defense Lawyers in Fraud Cases
6/07/06--George Brown talks to the Chicago Tribune about a law that can charge elected officials with defrauding the public of its right to "honest services." More...

Streamlined Strategy Wins Enron Convictions
5/26/06--Bob Bloom talks to the Boston Herald about the Enron case. More...

Mired in Past, Law Schools in U.S. Rethink Role
5/10/06--John Garvey talks to the Boston Globe about how law schools teach students in today's world. More...

Trans-racial Adoption Debate Rages
4/16/06--Ruth-Arlene Howe talks to the Philadelphia Inquirer about the issues surrounding the adoption of children by parents of a different race. More...

Greenfield Honored at Lambda Conference
4/10/06--The BC Law Professor is presented with the organization’s Leadership Award for founding the Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights (FAIR). More...

Why Clearing A Cop's Name Matters In Abramoff Scandal
3/20/06--George Brown talks to the Washington Post about the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal.. More...

Justices to Weigh Late-Term Abortion Ban
2/21/06--Dean John Garvey talks to the Associated Press about the upcoming Supreme Court case (Forbes). More...

Alleged Serial Killer May Plead to Charges
2/15/06--Michael Cassidy talks to the Providence Journal about serial killer Jeffrey S. Mailhot (Free registration required).

Expect More Death Row DNA Tests, Experts Say
1/16/06--Phyllis Goldfarb discusses the new DNA test results in the case of a Virginia man executed in 1992 . More...

DNA Tests Confirm Guilt of Executed Man
1/13/06--Phyllis Goldfarb talks to the Washington Post about the latest results in the case of a Virginia man who had proclaimed his innocence. More...

Tomorrow's Homework: Reading, Writing, and Arabic
1/06/06--Kent Greenfield talks to the Boston Globe about President Bush's new initiative to teach Arabic and other ''critical need" languages to students, in order to eventually help the US win the war on terror. More...