Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Hugh Ault’s newest release, "Comparative Income Taxation: A Structural Analysis" (Wolters Kluwer), provides an overview of income tax systems in nine industrialized countries. Each nation’s tax system is reviewed with respect to individual income tax, corporate income tax and the taxation of international transactions.
Newton, MA—The Boston College Law School community is saddened by the loss of former Dean and longtime faculty member Richard Huber, who passed away this weekend. He was 92 years old.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the 2011 Liberty Mutual Prize was awarded to Daniel Schwarcz, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. Schwarcz presented his winning paper, Reevaluating Standardized Insurance Policies, at a faculty lunch on November 11th.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau and Professor Robert Bloom appeared on the tv show LawLine to discuss the law school and the state of legal education.
Newton, MA--Professor Robert C. Berry, a member of the BC Law faculty from 1971-2006, passed away on Monday, November 21. He was 75.
Newton, MA--Professor Papandrea's recent publication, a chapter in "First Amendment Stories" on the landmark First Amendment case New York Times Co. v. Sullivan is featured in the Boston College Magazine.
Newton, MA--The BC Law 35th Annual Mock Trial Competition Finals were held on November 9, 2011. Video is now available from the event.
Newton, MA--The Owen M. Kupferschmid Holocaust/Human Rights Project is pleased to announce that a memorial panel honoring the organization’s founder will take place on Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 4 pm in room 200 of the Law School’s East Wing.
Newton, MA--The Boston College Law Review (BCLR) has published its most recent edition, available here.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School Professor James Rogers’ new book The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payments Systems Law Out of the Past, has been released by Oxford University Press.
Newton, MA--Professor Ray Madoff is interviewed about her book Immortality and the Law: The Rising Power of the American Dead.
Newton, MA-- Rachel Jacobson and Brian Israel will be talking Monday evening November 21, 5-7 PM at BC Law School (Stuart 408) about law, policy, and Natural Resource Damages financial liability arising from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Newton, MA--The Third World Law Journal is hosting a symposium on experiential learning on October 28, called "The Way to Carnegie: Practice, Practice, Practice."
Newton, MA--For the third year in a row, Boston College Law School has placed #1 in Massachusetts for producing the most "Super Lawyers."
Newton, MA—BC Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom and Human Rights Fellow Jessica Chicco of the Post Deportation Project were involved in a landmark ruling by the New York Court of Appeals (the highest appellate court in New York).
Newton, MA--Michael Cassidy's article, Plea Bargaining, Discovery, and the Intractable Problem of Impeachment Disclosures," 64 Vand. L. Rev. 101 (2011) has been awarded the Zacharias Prize by the AALS Professional Responsibility Section for the best article on legal ethics published in 2011.
Newton, MA-- Professor Quinn has made it to the Top 25 Business Law Blogs of 2011 for the second-consecutive year.
Newton, MA--BC Law has ranked in the top 20 of a National Jurist list of where big law firm partners received their degrees.
Newton, MA--BC Law student Brian Donaldson is profiled in the Boston Business Journal on his successes and his new goal of becoming the commissioner of the National Hockey League.
Newton, MA--A new exhibit called “The Golden Age of Legal Publishing in Massachusetts” has opened at the BC Law Library in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room.
Oceanview Publishing announces the release of Black Diamond by Boston College Law alumnus John F. Dobbyn.
Newton, MA-- Professor Greenfield is interviewed about his new book, "The Myth of Choice."
NEWTON, MA -- J. Donald Monan Professor of Law Daniel R. Coquillette has been awarded the Henry C. Lind Award by the Association of Reporters of Judicial Decisions (ARJD).
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School’s Curtin Center held its Public Interest and Pro Bono reception last night at Boston College Law School, where Susan M. Finegan (BC Law ’91) received the Center’s annual Pro Bono Service Award.
Newton, MA--Anusia Hirsch, a second-year student at BC Law, has started a blog about her experiences working at BC's Legal Assistance Bureau this summer.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School hosted its second annual program, “Insights into U.S. Law," inviting sixteen members from Renmin University School of Law in China to foster understanding of the U.S. legal system.
Newton, MA--J.W. Carney, Jr., a 1978 graduate of Boston College Law School, has been named as defense attorney for James "Whitey" Bulger, the alleged mob boss and killer.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law alumnae Margaret McLean is profiled in The Patriot Ledger as she launches her new crime thriller, Under Fire.
Newton, MA--Notre Dame Law Professor Vincent Rougeau has been selected as the next dean of Boston College Law School.
Newton, MA--BC Law's first annual Directors' Intensive Program on Corporate Governance brought sixty of the top business leaders to campus.
Newton, MA--Ray Madoff has been profiled in The New York Review of Ideas in recognition of her influential writings on property rights and the deceased.
Newton, MA--Addressing the Boston College Law School class of 2011, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland told the graduates to remember the three important lessons he learned from law school: be humble; be prepared; and make a difference.
Newton, MA--Kent Greenfield's essay was included in a recent article in the Nation, Re-imagining Capitalism.
Newton, MA--Second-Year student Matt Kimmel has written a profile on Stephanie Vardavas, Assistant GC at Nike, which was recently published in the ABA's Entertainment and Sports Lawyer Newsletter.
Newton, MA--After being separated from his U.S. citizen wife and his two young U.S. citizen sons for the past two and a half years, a client of the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project (PDHRP) at Boston College Law School was finally able to rejoin his family in Massachusetts.
Newton, MA--the Law School's commencement exercises, scheduled for Friday, May 27, have been moved to Conte Forum on the Chestnut Hill campus due to anticipated inclement weather.
Newton, MA--Professor Scott Fitzgibbon was recently invited to become a member of the Irish Jurisprudence Society (IJS).
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that second-year law student H. Will Mak was awarded the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM) 2011 Scholarship. He was presented with the award at the AALAM Annual Banquet in April.
Newton, MA--The Yale University Press has released its fall catalog, announcing the forthcoming release of Kent Greenfield’s THE MYTH OF CHOICE: PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY IN A WORLD OF LIMITS, and revealing the cover design of the book.
Newton, MA--Since first appearing in Boston College Law School's Digital Commons Repository in June 2010, articles from the Boston College Law Review have been downloaded more than 100,000 times.
Newton, MA--Video is now available of the 2011 Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Finals, which were held April 13th. Competing teams were Thomas Neumeier and Ryan O'Neil, against James Blenk and Ron Kendler.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that first-year student Maria Nunez has been selected as a Boston Schweitzer Fellow for the year 2011 to 2012. She will join approximately 260 other 2011-12 Schweitzer fellows across the country carrying out service projects that address health needs of underserved individuals and communities.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that students Soyoung Yoon and Ryan Mclaughlin have each been awarded the “MATA Oustanding Student Contribution Award” for significant contributions made while working with the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) Amicus Committee.
Newton, MA--The 2011 Guide to Commencement is now available (PDF format).
Newton, MA-– Roderick L. Ireland, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, will give the Commencement Address at the 2011 Boston College Law School Commencement on Friday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. on BC’s Newton Campus.
Newton, MA--The American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society co-sponsored the recent debate: "Is Obamacare Constitutional?" Watch the video now.
Newton, MA—Third-year student Cori Phillips has been awarded the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Ethics Award, the first BC Law student to be nominated since 2006.
NEWTON, MA—Boston College Law School has announced its honorees for this year’s Law Day celebration, an annual tradition that celebrates BC Law alumni who have made significant contributions to the legal community and the legal profession. The annual Law Day celebration was held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on April 26th at 5:30 pm.
Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Scott FitzGibbon is Editor in Chief of the newly published International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family (IJJF).
Newton, MA – BC Law Library hosted a panel discussion on Real World Research on March 29.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to present video from this year's Client Counseling Competition finals.
Newton, MA--FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz addressed the Law School community with a lecture entitled "Everything but the Cape: Careers for Superheroes at the FTC." Watch video from the event.
Newton, MA--BC Law held a panel discussion on the new biography "Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress." Watch video from the event.
Newton, MA—Last week, third year Anna Tavis was named the 2011-2013 American Bar Association Section of Taxation Public Service Fellow. The fellowship recognizes qualified students who are devoted to providing tax legal assistance to the underserved.
Newton, MA--Jon Leibowitz, the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, will give a lecture at BC Law on March 17th.
3/15/11-- Boston College Law School has moved up a point to 27th in the 2012 US News and World Report rankings, released today.
Newton, MA-- Boston College Law School was ranked No. 16 this year among the top 50 "go-to schools" for large law firm hiring, according to The National Law Journal (NLJ) Rankings.
Newton, MA--On March 2nd, BC Law held its third-annual Diversity Bar cocktail event at the law school, inviting representatives from state affinity and mainstream bar associations to come, mingle with the students, and discuss their perspectives on life after law school.
Newton, MA—This Thursday, Anthony Amore, Director of Security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, will be speaking on the “Three Most Famous Art Crimes in Massachusetts,” including the heist of 13 masterpieces from the Gardner on March 18, 1990. The event will take place at 3-EW200 from 3:00 to 4:50pm.
Newton, MA—The BC Law Immigration Moot Court Team took home first place at the 2011 Immigration Law Moot Court Competition, held last Sunday at NYU Law School.
Newton, MA--Law School Interactive did a feature podcast on BC Law, with interviews with Dean for Admissions Rita Jones and third year Esther Adetunji. The podcast highlights the resources available to students at BC Law and provides insights into the law school application process.
Newton, MA--Since the launching of the Law Teaching Program in 2009, alumni have been using it as a resource in order to help shape their applications as they enter the 'Meat Market' for law professorships.
Newton, MA—BC Law’s Jessup International Moot Court team came in second last Sunday in the Northeast Super-regional competition in New York. They will be competing in the International Rounds in March in Washington, D.C.
Newton, MA—First years Chris Floyd and Sameer Sheikh competed at the Nationals of the ABA Negotiation Competition last weekend in Atlanta, where they advanced to semifinals.
Newton, MA--The Boston College Law Review (BCLR) advanced in the recently released Washington & Lee law journal rankings, moving up from #31 to #27.
Newton, MA—BC Law will be hosting a panel discussion featuring author Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., author of the first biography ever written on the late Robert Drinan, S.J., former dean of Boston College Law School and U.S. representative for Massachusetts.
Newton, MA—BC Law Alum Debra Steinberg (’79) of Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft will be featured in the documentary film Out of the Ashes: 9/11, screening this week at the law school.
Frank Bellotti and John Donohue were recently interviewed by eBrief editors about the $3 million gift from Arbella and friends to establish the Francis X. Bellotti Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Program.
Boston College Law School, in collaboration with the Boston College Carroll School of Management’s Center for Corporate Citizenship, will present the Directors’ Intensive Program on Corporate Governance on June 22, 2011.
BC Law Alum Arlene Violet shines a new spotlight on the wiseguys in her latest project, a musical called “The Family,” written with composer Enrico Garzilli, scheduled to run at the upstairs theater at Trinity Rep in Providence, RI, from June 2- June 30, 2011.
Newton, MA--The Boston College Legal History Roundtable and the Clough Center are co-sponsoring a talk by Professor Pauline Maier of M.I.T.
Newton, MA--BC Law third year students Debra Eichenbaum and Kate Connolly took home the championship at the National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition last Saturday at George Washington University Law School.
A paper written by BC Law third-year student Amy Lai for Professor David Wirth's International Organizations seminar has been accepted for publication by the Hong Kong Journal.
Newton, MA--BCLS Professor Kent Greenfield led the organization of a group of 36 law professors who submitted a brief in response to First Amendment issues put forward by plaintiffs in the recent Business Roundtable and Chamber Of Commerce v. SEC case.
The BC Law team of Carmelia Estriplet and Phillip Cheng won the Northeast Region Moot Court Competition to take home this year's regional title.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the School’s loan repayment awards have reached an all-time high.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass - After being separated from his wife and two young sons - all U.S. citizens - for two and a half years, a client of the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project at Boston College is able to rejoin his family in Massachusetts.
Newton, MA--BC Law Professor James Repetti was unanimously elected new Chair of the AALS Tax Section at its Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
BC Law School will be hosting the second annual New England Junior Faculty Spring Conference March 18, 2011.
Chestnut Hill, Mass--Boston College Law School will establish the Francis X. Bellotti Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Program in honor of Arbella Insurance Group Founder, current Arbella board Vice Chairman and former Massachusetts Attorney General Frank Bellotti, who graduated from BC Law in 1952.
Newton, MA--Francine Sherman, Clinical Professor and Director of the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project has been appointed by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to serve a two-year term on the new National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women.
Newton, MA--Attorney Lauren Stiller Rikleen, senior partner at Bowditch & Dewey LLP, author, and commentator on the advancement of women in the legal profession, has been named executive-in-residence at the Center for Work & Family.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School has posted its inclement weather policy online.
Newton, MA--the Environmental Affairs Law Review will host a symposium on the Gulf oil spill on November 12, 2010.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that 2010 graduate Margaretta Homsey was recently awarded a prestigious Skadden Fellowship.
Newton, MA—The Boston College Law School LRR&W Program will be hosting the upcoming Biannual Conference of the New England Consortium on Legal Writing on December 10, 2010.