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Welcome to the Boston College Law School news, events and calendars page. Browse through our latest news and feature stories below, check out our news archive pages from the past several years, or search our events and calendar database to find out what's happening on campus and beyond. News stories and features are added every few days, and our events database is always changing, so make sure to come back soon!

Students Learn New Skills Through "Leadership Challenge" Workshop

Newton, MA--Boston College Law School recently partnered with Loeb Consulting Group on a pilot program to bring their leadership development workshop, “The Leadership Challenge,” to BC Law.

Albert Elected to ASCL Executive Committee

Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Richard Albert has been elected to serve on the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL)’s Executive Committee.

Jillian Lenson '14 Wins Michael Greenberg Writing Competition

Each year, the LGBT Bar receives dozens of submissions from law students on the cutting edge legal issues affecting the LGBT community. The winning article will be published in the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality: A Review of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Law.

Dean Rougeau's Article on Civil Rights Act Highlighted in GSSW's "BC Perspectives"

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act. While much has changed since 1964, our nation still has a multitude of uphill social battles in front of us, from eliminating ongoing racism, to finding a way to provide widespread access to quality healthcare, to caring for our aging population.

Innocence Project Externs Help Overturn Murder Verdict: Man Released After 32 Years

07/10/14 – Boston College Law School Innocence Project externs Jennifer Henricks ‘15 and Rita Muse ‘15 played a key role representing Victor Rosario in his quest for exoneration for arson and murder convictions stemming from a 1982 Lowell fire that killed 8 people.

Fourteen Law Students Among Clough Center 2014-15 Fellows and Scholars

Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that 14 students have been awarded affiliation with The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy at Boston College through the Center’s 2014-15 Fellows and Scholars Program.

Lynch School's eColloquia Highlights Law and Education Dual Degree Program

Education adviser to U.S Senator Elizabeth Warren. Civil rights attorney in the U.S. Department of Education. Legal intern for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

PILF, Alumni Donations Fund 78 Summer Public Interest Stipends

Newton, MA--BC Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) auction proceeds, along with generous donations from alumni, have resulted in 78 summer public interest placements for BC Law students this year.

O'Connor, Bilder Create New Resource 'Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Colonies'

Newton, MA--In recognition of the three-hundred anniversary of the accession of George I, the Ames Foundation has announced a new electronic resource: Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Colonies: An Annotated Digital Catalogue.

Albert to Chair Session at World Congress of Constitutional Law

Newton, MA—BC Law professor Richard Albert has been invited to chair a session at the World Congress of Constitutional Law, which will take place June 16-20 in Oslo, Norway.