faculty in the news
December 17, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Ray Madoff talks to the Emily Rooney show on the estate tax issue.
December 15, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Ray Madoff argues that the country should get rid of the estate tax altogether and tax heirs on income.
December 10, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Dan Kanstroom discusses the American Dream act on WGBH's Greater Boston.
December 7, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Ray Madoff is quoted by Reuters on the estate tax extensions.
November 11, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Michael Cassidy comments on the symbolic importance of the appointment of Massachusetts' first black chief justice.
December 1, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Zygmunt Plater is quoted in a Reuters Special Report on the growing costs of the BP oil spill.
November 12, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Daniel Lyons discusses why the Comcast/NBC Universal merger is not a threat to MSNBC, but an opportunity.
November 10, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Ray Madoff talks to NPR about the publicity rights of the dead.
November 9, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Sanford Katz is mentioned in an article about the push to create a national moment of silence on Veteran's Day.
November 8, 2010 -
Newton, MA--Professor Ray Madoff's op ed on charitable giving appeared in the new issue of Chronicle of Philanthropy.
5/03/10--Zyg Plater discusses the Cape Wind Project litigation with the Boston Globe. more »
4/28/10--Professor Richard Albert writes about our "conscience in chief" in The Huffington Post. more »
4/26/10--Ray Madoff's new book was reviewed by the Financial Times.more »
4/22/10- Ray Madoff appeared on NPR on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 to discuss estate tax issues. more »
4/13/10--BC Law Professor Mark Brodin made several presentations recently on his new book, "William P. Homans Jr.: A Life In Court," including at the historical society's Social Law Library. more »
4/12/10--Kent Greenfield writes an op ed in the Huffington Post on Justice Stevens' retirement. more »
4/01/10--Southborough has been looking into the possibility of taking legal action against an anonymous commenter who has blasted town officials and residents on a popular local website. more »
03/25/10-- Professor Richard Albert's latest op ed in the Huffington Post discusses how the new health care law will constrain the President's choice of the next Supreme Court nominee. more »
3/12/10--BC Law Professor and director of the Juvenile Rights Advocacy
Project Francine Sherman testified yesterday in front of the US House
Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, Committee on
Education and Labor.
3/0810--Dan Kanstroom talks to Law Week about the Supreme Court remanding a habeas corpus case brought on behalf of 17 ethnic Uighurs from China. more »
2/15/10--Many writers edit their documents when they should be revising. As used in this column, "editing" means refining the presentation of a document in terms of paragraph breaks, run-on sentences, grammar, punctuation, spelling and the like. "Revising" entails evaluating the substance of the document to determine whether it achieves its purpose. more »
3/12/10--Hamid Karzai's second term as president of Afghanistan has begun just as poorly as his first term ended, says BC Law Professor Richard Albert. From UPI Asia. more »
2/04/10--BC Law Professor James Repetti's article, "The Estate Tax Non-Gap: Why Repeal a 'Voluntary' Tax?" 20 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 153 (2009), coauthored with Paul Caron, was recently listed in Tax Notes as one of ten noteworthy law review articles published in 2009 that should be read. more »
1/23/10--THE SUPREME Court’s sharply divided decision to strike down limits on political campaign expenditures by corporations is judicial activism at its worst (from Boston Globe). more »
1/22/10--Today's Supreme Court decision in Citizen's United v. FEC is perhaps the most activist decision of the Supreme Court since Bush v Gore, and might be just as harmful to the nation (from Huffington Post). more »
1/21/10--Authorities in Haiti and the United States are to be applauded for easing restrictions on international adoption to permit some children to escape their dire circumstances. more »
1/19/10--Reading James Madison’s “Memorial and Remonstrance” last week, I was struck by how timely it is after 225 years (from Boston Herald). more »