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McShay Hired as Assistant Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid

Boston College Law School has announced the appointment of Shawn McShay to the position of Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. McShay comes to BC Law following the retirement of Rita Jones Simpson, who had worked for the Law School for over 19 years (see earlier story).

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Beckman, Kensinger Present at MA Trial Court Conference on Eyewitness ID

Boston College Law School Associate Clinical Professor Sharon Beckman and Boston College Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Kensinger presented on “Science, Memory, and Eyewitness Identification” at the annual conference of the district court department of the Massachusetts trial court, held at Williams College on June 18th. 

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Challenges Facing Central American Migrants Outlined in New Report

Boston College Law School, in partnership with 12 other U.S.-based Jesuit law schools and the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA), has announced the release of “A Fair Chance for Due Process: Challenges in Legal Protection for Central American Asylum Seekers and Other Vulnerable Migrants.”

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BC Law Employment Numbers, Alumni Network Influence Latest Rankings

A new Business Insider story “The 25 best law schools in the US to make connections and get a job” highlights the latest GraduatePrograms.com networking ranking, which was created through polling thousands of former and current law school students and asking them to rank schools with the best networking opportunities.