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The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, which moved to BC Law last spring and has filled the intervening months with auspicious speakers and forums, continued that tradition with its ceremonial launch November 6, an event titled “Breaking Barriers: Gender Politics in Government.” T
How much weight does a prestigious law degree hold when it comes to climbing the ranks at a large law firm? As one argument goes, rainmakers often come from humble beginnings and have to fight their way to the top, while graduates from highly-ranked universities are inclined to coast their way through Big Law.
On Tuesday, October 27th, distinguished scholars of American constitutionalism gathered together for a special event to celebrate the publication of Professor Mary Bilder’s book, Madison’s hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention (Harvard University Press).
Students gathered for a November event on careers in social justice were assured time and again by a panel of six practitioners that if there was an issue they were passionate about, there was a law job for them.