Newton, MA—Twelve BC Law students have received the $5,000 grants, awarded to first- and second-year law students for uncompensated public interest work, in the United States or abroad, during the summer of 2013.
Newton, MA--Beth Zilberman '13 has been awarded a fellowship from Equal Justice Works (EJW).
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School Professor Frank J. Garcia has a new book out titled Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes (Cambridge University Press).
Newton, MA--BC Law professor and former dean Daniel Coquillette delivered the keynote address to the National Conference of Bar Exmainers in April, discussing the three great ideas of American legal education, and the current crisis of delicning applications.
Newton, MA--A third-year student's Law Review note on discarded DNA was mentioned in a Boston Globe article.
Newton, MA--Third -year law student Alexis Applegate won the Ethics Award from The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Newton, MA--The Boston Bar Association has selected its 2013 Public Interest Leadership Program class, and 3 of 15 members graduated from BC Law.
Newton, MA--the new rankings system, meant to emphasize employment over other criteria, put BC Law at #21.
Newton, MA--The Boston College McMullen Museum of Art’s new exhibit “Portugal, Jesuits and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods” offers many opportunities to reflect on the nature of faith, commerce and culture, both in the sixteenth century and today. This remarkably fertile period was also quite influential in the development of modern international law, and Boston College Law School Professors Paulo Barrozo and Frank J. Garcia will address these themes in a panel on “Encounters with the Other and with Ourselves.”
Newton, MA--Three of the five candidates in the recent Massachusetts primaries to decide which party candidates will compete in the special election to fill John Kerry's Senate seat are graduates of BC Law.
Newton, MA -- Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the New England region of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) presented its highest honor on April 21 to Fr. Fred Enman, SJ.
Newton, MA--In the immediate aftermath of the Boston attacks, it wasn't clear if graduate student Brittany Loring, who is pursuing a JD/MBA degree at the University, would walk again.
Newton, MA--Third-year BC Law student Anjali Pathmanathan’s article “‘Round Peg, Square Hole?’ The Viability of Plea Bargaining in Domestic Criminal Justice Systems Prosecuting International Crimes” has been published in the peer-reviewed journal International Criminal Law Review.
Newton, MA—Several members of the Boston College Law School community will receive awards at the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting this year.
Newton, MA--The Auto Bankruptcies: Checking the Review Mirror was held at the Boston College Law School on March 22, 2013.
Newton, MA--From the Boston Globe: It was a race unlike any that Southborough native and marathoner Barrett Wilson-Murphy had ever entered, featuring a Delta Air Lines flight attendant, a generous stranger, a very special yellow-and-blue shirt, and a mad dash to the finish by his own mother.
Newton, MA--The April edition of BC Law's Public Interest Newsletter highlights this year's Pro Bono Spring Break Trips, including trips to Navajo Nation, New Orleans, and Haiti, among others.
Newton, MA--The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded a 10-week summer fellowship to Lauren McGlothlin, a second year student at Boston College Law School.
NEWTON, MA–U.S. Senator William "Mo" Cowan will give the Commencement Address at the 2013 Boston College Law School Commencement on Friday, May 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School’s “one community” approach to diversity took another step forward recently when the School’s AHANAS population of diverse student organizations joined together to celebrate their year, and the JLSA and Lambda celebrated a Pride Seder.
Newton, MA--A Mass of Healing and Hope in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon tragedy will be celebrated today at 5:00 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church for all members of the BC community.
Newton, MA--The final event in the "Lectures in Jurisprudence" series, "Institutionalizing Responsibility: Implications for Jurisprudence" will take place on April 17.
Newton, MA--Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor joined deans of distinguished law schools at an academic symposium sponsored by Boston College Law School.
Newton, MA--The Sports & Entertainment Law Society is sponsoring the Second Annual Bob Berry Sports Law “Opening Day” Lecture on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School has announced the 2013 Law Day Award winners.
Newton, MA--Professor E. Joan Blum of the Law School has been selected by the University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law for a Fulbright Specialist project.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that nine of its graduates will be honored at the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s “Excellence in The Law” awards event.
Newton, MA--BC Law second-year student Jessica Frattaroli has been awarded a competitive fellowship for summer study of professional ethics in Germany.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that a recent graduate and another third-year BC Law student have won prestigious writing awards for their law review notes.
Newton, MA—Boston College’s Latin American Law Student Association is sponsoring a panel discussion on April 3, 2013 entitled “Genocide on Trial in Guatemala.” The event will take place from 12:30-1:30 pm in the Law School’s East Wing Room 120.
Newton, MA--For the fifth year running, on March 20, 2013, Boston College Law School held its Diversity Bar cocktail event at the school.
Newton, MA--Sen. Scott Brown '85 addressed an overflow audience at the Law School on March 18, discussing his experience in the Senate, his career as an attorney, and his years at BC Law.
Newton, MA--The award, given for the year's most exceptional article on the law of property and casualty insurance, is administered by Boston College Law School.
Newton, MA--Professor Mary Bilder has been named to U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's Advisory Committee on Massachusetts judicial nominations.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau will be a part of a Boston College Sesquicentennial celebration panel discussion, held on March 22.
Newton, MA--The Women's Law Center has named Ellen Zucker '94 as their 2013 Woman of the Year Award recipient.
Newton, MA--While a third-year student, Lauren Graber '10 was puzzled by the perceived gender performance gap at national law schools.
Newton, MA--Dean Rougeau's op ed on practical training for law students is published in the ABA Journal online.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the school has hired a new Assistant Dean for Career Services.
Newton, MA--Five of the 24 In-House Leaders named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly and New England In-House are BC Law graduates, the papers announced in a special insert of their most recent issue.
Newton, MA--Third-year student Michael Palmisciano won first place in the Securities & Exchange Commission Alumni Association’s writing competition.
Newton, MA--Students from BC Law's London Program gathered at the University of London's Postgraduate Law Centre last week to attend a lecture delivered by BC Law Professor Kent Greenfield.
Newton, MA--“Law Teaching: Paths to Becoming a Law Professor” will be held at BC Law on March 20.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School's annual Public Interest Law Foundation
(PILF) auction will be held in Gasson Hall on Boston College’s Chestnut Hill campus on March 14, 2013 at 6:30 pm.
Newton, MA--from the Boston Globe: John Connolly '01 is weighing options on whether to challenge Menino for mayor of Boston.
Newton, MA--Frederick Schauer is a David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law Review has moved from #28 to #24 in the latest Washington and Lee rankings for law reviews, released today.
Newton, MA--Boston College faculty discuss the appointment of John Kerry by President Obama.
Newton, MA--in a story about how experiential learning initiatives are sweeping across law schools, BC Law's appointment of Experiential Learning Director Paul Tremblay was the lead.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that professor Richard Albert will join the International Journal of Constitutional Law’s (I-CON) Scientific Advisory Board, effective immediately.
Newton, MA--Senator John Kerry '76 has been confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of State.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that Corey Silberstein Shdaimah, LL.M., Ph.D, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Maryland will speak at BC Law on February 6, 2013, from 4-5 pm in East Wing room 400.
Newton, MA--BC Law faculty members Richard Albert and Brian Quinn are featured in a Chronicle story on blogging.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, Dean Vincent Rougeau has been named to On Being a Black Lawyer’s (OBABL) list of the 100 most influential black attorneys in the United States.
Newton, Ma--the latest entry in the joint lecture series will feature George, McCormick Professorof Jurisprudence at Princeton University, and will occur on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 5pm in Bosaton College's Gasson 100.
Newton, MA--Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora by BC Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom, associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, is at No. 4 on the 2012 "Best Books About Justice" list by The Atlantic.
Newton, MA--BC Law graduates John H. Cunha Jr. '77, and Robert F. Shaw '97 are named in a list of ten 'Lawyers of the Year," compiled by the editorial staff at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Newton, MA--Fran Sherman is featured in a BC Chronicle article on girls in the juvenile justice system.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau's feature "Learning experience: How Law Schools--and the Legal Profession--Can Do Better" appears in the latest edition of BC Magazine.