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2005

Papandrea Invited to Speak at Chinese Seminar on Media Law
12/20/05--The seminar, held on Dec. 10-11, was sponsored by the Institute of Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) through a grant from the United States Embassy. More...

Michael S. Greco (BC Law '72) will be Commencement Speaker
12/15/05--The current President of the American Bar Association will speak at the 2006 graduation ceremonies. More...

The Irish Human Rights Commission and the Irish Peace Process
11/21/05--Dr. Maurice Manning, President of the Irish Human Rights Commission, will speak at the Law School on Friday, December 2. More...

Video: Top Legal Minds Preview Landmark Supreme Court Challenge
11/17/05--BC Law hosted an all-day conference on the Solomon Amendment lawsuit on Friday, November 11. View streaming video from the event. More...

Mock Trial Finals
11/14/05--BC Law will hold its internal Mock Trial competition finals on Tuesday, November 15. More...

Headed to Washington
11/14/05--'93 BC Law graduate Christine M. Griffin recently won Senate confirmation as one of five commissioners on the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (from the Boston Globe).

Linda Greenhouse to Speak at BC Law
11/10/05--The former New York Times reporter will come to campus on Friday, November 18. More...

Eyewitnesses and Informants
11/9/05--BC Law Professor Robert Bloom served on a panel at the recent American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Fall Meeting. More...

Boston College Law Featured on Cleoscholars
11/9/05--BC Law is the featured school this week on the CLEO website. More...

Boston College Launches Center for Human Rights
11/4/05--Former President of Ireland and U.N. Human Rights High Commissioner Mary Robinson calls for attention to plight of labor migrants, U.S. deportation policy. More...

Top Legal Minds Preview Landmark Supreme Court Challenge
10/28/05--BC Law will host an all-day conference on the Solomon Amendment lawsuit on Friday, November 11. More...

Winners of the Negotiation Competition Advance to Regionals
10/26/05--BC Law will send two teams to the ABA Northeast Regional rounds of the ABA Negotiation Competition. More...

Libby Law Professor Katz Elected Visiting Fellow at Oxford
10/04/05--This will be Professor Katz’ third appointment to an Oxford college. More...

Kanstroom Appointed to Immigration Commission
9/30/05--The Commission on Immigration consists of thirteen (13) individuals appointed by the ABA President. More...

Law and Accounting: Cases and Materials
9/30/05--Professor Cunningham's new "revolutionary" casebook on Law and Accounting has been released by West. More...

Hugh Ault Speaks at International Tax Symposium
9/29/05--Ault was one of the principal speakers at the symposium, held on September 23 by the University of Florida Levin College of Law. More...

Mike Cassidy Named to Academy Review Panel
9/27/05--Cassidy will serve on a seven-member panel convened to study training at the state police academy and recommend changes in policy and procedure (from the Boston Herald). More...

Reconstructing Society After Genocide
9/26/05--The first human rights law event of the fall semester will feature Olivia Magdalena Santiago Ceto, speaking on her experiences as a Mayan Activist in Guatemala. More...

Environmental Law and the Media
9/20/05--The Environmental Affairs Law Review is pleased to present its 2005 Fall Symposium, which will take place at the Law School on October 6. More...

Curtin Center Reception Draws Crowd
9/19/05--Mary Curtin spoke to students and faculty at the reception for the Public Interest Law Center, which took place on September 8. More...

J. Donald Monan, S.J. -- 75th Celebration, Year 2
9/08/05--On September 13, Father Monan will be honored for his contributions to the Law School and Boston College, and his commitment to public service. More...

Gulf Coast Students May Apply As Visitors
9/02/05--Students from law schools in the Gulf Coast area that have been closed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina may apply as a visiting student at BC Law. More...

Leading the Bar in Tense Times
8/09/05--Michael S. Greco JD '72, new president of the 400,000-member American Bar Association, discusses the challenges of the post, the profession and global threats to liberty with the Boston Globe. More...

Counseling Clients: A Student's Story
8/09/05--Daniel Navisky recounts his experiences on the BC Law Client Counseling team. More...

Katz Named to Executive Council of ISFL
8/01/05--Sanford Katz, Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law, was one of the founders of the International Society of Family Law in 1973. More...

Repetti Co-authors Partnership Income Taxation
5/26/05--The latest edition is released by Foundation Press; Repetti, Hugh Ault and Paul McDaniel also co-author latest edition of Introduction to United States International Taxation. More...

Beckman Receives Teaching Award
5/20/05--Professor Beckman is honored for her commitment to students and to the community at Boston College's Faculty Day 2005. More...

Student Beats the Law of Averages
5/01/05--BC Law student Chiquisha Robinson is profiled in the Boston Globe.

Dalrymple Awarded Champy Fellowship
4/26/05--The Program provides financial support to an outstanding second-year student who has demonstrated the intention and ability to work in the public interest . More...

Grimes Moot Court Winners
4/26/05--The team of Heather Castillo and Patrick Halasz prevailed in a spirited match over the team of Tracy Hresko and Joshua Marmol. More...

Michael Cassidy's New Book: Prosecutorial Ethics
4/25/05--The new casebook has been released by West Publishing Company. More...

BC Law Magazine Wins National CASE Award
4/20/05--The bronze medal is the third national CASE award won by the Magazine in as many years. More...

Ross Gelbspan to Speak at BC Law
4/20/05--Author of Boiling Point, Gelbspan is a leading voice in the effort to spark movement to address global climate change. More..

Bankruptcy Symposium April 22
4/15/05--"The Future of Chapter 11" will be held in BC Law's East Wing Building, room 115. More..

Grimes Moot Court Finals April 20
4/14/05--In the finals of BC Law's internal competition, teams will argue a case involving a Ten Commandments monument in a public park. More..

Author Joshua Green at BC Law April 11
4/05/05--The Jewish Law Students Association is pleased to welcome the author of Justice at Dachau: the Trials of an American Prosecutor. More..

PILF Auction: April 7
4/04/05--The 17th annual auction will be held in the Stuart House snack bar, beginning at 3 pm. New this year: an online auction. More..

1L Receives Schweitzer Fellowship
3/31/05--Natalie Langlois is the only law student to be named a Fellow this year. More..

Moot Court Teams Update
3/30/05--Lefkowitz IP Team wins Best Team Oralist award; Douglass, Bankruptcy teams in action. More..

First-Year Law Students Win Important Case
3/29/05--Participants in Boston College Law School's Immigration Spring Break Service Trip won an important victory that will keep a refugee family together. More..

Commencement Speaker: Senator Judd Gregg
3/24/05--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the Senator from New Hampshire will address the 2005 graduates. More..

Client Counseling Team is Semi-Finalist
3/22/05--BC Law's team loses a very close match to the eventual winner of the National Competition. More..

Rare Book Addition
3/22/05--J. Donald Monan, S.J. University Professor Daniel Coquillette has donated a rare manuscript to the Law Library's Rare Book Room. More..

International Law Panel
3/16/05--The event Careers in International Law, a panel discussion and reception, will be held on Monday, March 21. More..

Rappaport Fellows
3/15/05--Three BC Law students--Katherine Chekouras, Hillary Massey, and James Downing--received the Fellowships this year. More..

ELS Sponsors Not for Credit Course
3/04/05--The course Environmental and Land Use Practice Skills is offered by The BC Environmental Law Society, with the support of Goodwin Procter LLP. More..

Advocacy Teams Shine
3/04/05--BC Law teams impress at different competitions. More..

EU Moot Court Team Gets Off the Ground
2/17/05--The pilot program to participate in the international competition is a grand success, as the team travels to Madrid for regionals. More..

Curtin Receives Award
2/11/05--John J. Curtin, Jr. (’54, J.D. ’57) has been named one of the recipients of The Second Annual American Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Awards. More..

H.U.M.A.N. Art Exhibit
2/10/05--JRAP's art and entrepreneurship program will open the exhibit “On the Stand” on Friday, February 18th. More..

Judge Noonan Event: February 28
2/10/05--"A Church that Can and Cannot Change" is part of the Boston College Church in the 21st Century Project. More..

Client Counseling Team Wins Regionals
2/07/05--The team of Tiffany Morris and Daniel Navisky will advance to the National Competition in March. More..

New Academic Dean Named
2/04/05--Lawrence Cunningham will assume the Associate Dean's duties on June 15. More.

New Exhibit in Rare Book Room
2/01/05--The books were acquired primarily through the generosity of Professor Daniel R. Coquillette and Robert E. Brooker III. More..

The Advocate
Victoria Bonilla-Argudo, BC Law '91, who has represented hundreds of indigent clients as a court-appointed defense attorney, tells her story to Boston Globe Magazine. More...

A Break in Routine
1/07/05--BC Law's Spring Break Trips allow students to volunteer and learn more about working in the public interest. More...

HHRP Lecture Announced
1/04/05--The 6th annual Kupferschmid Lecture, featuring Dr. Luis Moreno Ocampo, will be held January 20. More..