2014 News Archive
Newton, MA— Over 100 scholars from over twenty different countries gathered in Portland, Oregon last week for the Third Annual Younger Comparativists Committee (“YCC”) Global Conference, an annual event created by Boston College Law School Professor Richard Albert.
Newton, MA--The Office of Career Services has released the April editon of the BC Law Public Interest Newsletter. This month’s newsletter focuses on the pro bono work that BC Law students provided to individuals and organizations during their spring break.
(From the BC Chronicle)--Brittany Loring JD/MBA ’13 sustained serious injuries when she was caught in one of the explosions at last year’s Boston Marathon (which fell on her 29th birthday).
Boston College Law School is pleased to present the first in a new discussion series, "Conversations@BCLaw."
Newton, MA--The BC Innocence Project is proud to welcome exoneree Dennis Maher, his former attorney Aliza Kaplan, and former Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney J.W. Carney to Boston College Law School.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School hosted Richard Ross, Distinguished Professor of Art, University of California at Santa Barbara, award-winning photographer and author of Juvenile-In-Justice.
Newton, MA—On June 2, 2014, the BC Law Alumni Golf Tournament will he held at Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill.
Newton, MA—On Friday, March 28, Boston College Law School hosted “The Legacy of Mr. Ponzi: The Madoff and Stanford Cases,” a conference co-sponsored by The American College of Bankruptcy First Circuit Fellows.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that Alyce Gowdy Wright ’15 is this year’s recipient of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association’s (MBLA) Honorable Reginald Lindsay Public Service Law Book Award.
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.
Newton, MA--The March issue of the Boston College Law Review recently went to press and can be found on the BCLR website at http://bclawreview.org.
Newton, MA--Second-year student Tucker Wade's case brief, "N.E. Physical Therapy Plus, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company," has been published in the peer reviewed Health Law Reporter, an official publication of the Boston Bar Association’s Health Law Section.
Newton, MA--Third-year BC Law student Lauren Greenberg has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s (NEACC) tenth annual Law Student Ethics Award.
Newton, MA--BC Law second-year student Andrew Haile has been awarded a competitive fellowship for summer study of professional ethics in Germany and Poland.
Newton, MA--US Attorney for Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz will be addressing the Department of Justice’s “Smart on Crime” initiative on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014.
Newton, MA--One of the biggest innovations in the legal profession in recent years has been the change in the litigation discovery process.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School students David Kete, Drew Trombly, Marija Ozolins, and Mackenzie Houck argued two cases to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week in California.
(From BC Chronicle)--Our mission is to educate and form excellent lawyers who understand and care about their role in society, who are empowered to find their own passion within the law, and who contribute toward the greater good in whatever way they feel is most important.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce Precious Eboigbe '15 is one of six scholarship recipients of the Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program for the current academic year.
Newton, MA--The 26th Annual BC Public Interest Law Foundation Auction will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 6:00-10:00 pm in Newton Room of Corcoran Commons on Boston College Main Campus.
Newton, MA--David Simas '95 has reinaugurated the job of White House political director, which had not existed since 2011.
Newton, MA--On Friday, February 28, BC Law students Andrew Miller (’15) and Bradley Fay (’15) won the New England regional competition of the National Transactional Law Meet, held at Western New England University School of Law.
The American Constitution Society and the Internet Law Society co-sponsored a panel discussion on legal issues raised by NSA surveillance practices.
Newton, MA--On January 30, 2014, Boston College Law School hosted the first “Learning and Networking with Practitioners Event” as part of its 1L Boot Camp Series.
Newton, MA--24 faculty members from Boston College Law School and 34 Harvard Law School faculty members have signed a letter urging the U.S. Congress to support the core principles in the pending legislation know as CHIFF.
With Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University, part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.
Law School student Caitlin Cahow, an Olympic medalist and two-time World Champion during her tenure on the U.S. women's ice hockey team, discussed being a White House delegate to the 2014 Olympics in an interview with WBUR.
(From the BC Chronicle)--Cathleen Kaveny, a legal scholar, moral theologian and nationally noted expert on the intersections of law, morality and religion, has joined Boston College as the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor, with an appointment in the Law School and Theology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School welcomed Thomas F. (Tim) Cullen, Jr., a Jones Day partner and practice leader of that Firm's Global Disputes Practice, to deliver the BC Law Global Practice Forum’s 2014 inaugural lecture.
Newton, MA—BC Law professor Mark Brodin spoke at a panel event on January 9 at the Social Law Library in Boston. The event, “The Death Penalty in Massachusetts: Past, Present and Future in Fact and Fiction” was sponsored by the The William P. Homans, Jr. Endowment of the Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School professor Richard Albert hosted the symposium “Comparative Constitutional Change: New Perspectives on Formal and Informal Amendment” at the recent Association of American Law Schools (AALS) annual meeting.
Newton, MA— BC Law Magazine has won a silver Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District 1 2014 Excellence Award.
The White House announced its delegation to the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics, and BC Law third-year student Caitlin Cahow was included.
(From BC Magazine)--In the 1970s, a dam project called the Tellico, in a rural corner of eastern Tennessee, captured the nation’s attention when a motley collection of farmers, trout fishermen, Cherokee Indians, history buffs, and conservationists tried to stop it, claiming that it would destroy the only known habitat of a small, brown, bottom-dwelling species of perch.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is one of three American universities among 19 worldwide invited to participate next semester in an experiential learning project with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) analyzing bilateral investment treaties.