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eBrief Fall 2007

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A Smash Hit
Nearly 400 alumni and guests from 23 states and 3 countries returned to campus last weekend for Reunion 2007. It was a wonderful weekend filled with reminiscing, updates on the School, BC football, and even a spontaneous Red Sox party! Visit to see a schedule of events and photos from the weekend.

The 2007 Reunion Gift Campaign will come to a close on Friday, November 16th. If you are celebrating a reunion this year and have already made a gift, thank you! If you have not yet made a gift and would like to be included in the 2007 Reunion Gift Report (published in the Spring issue of BC Law Magazine), you may make your gift online or by contacting Ann Carey, Associate Director of Reunions at 617.552.0054 or

Submit Chapter news!

online community

A brand new system for alumni is coming this Spring, with an improved directory, Career Advisor Network, Chapter pages, online class notes, broadcast email and more. Read about it here.


Give to the Law School - Don't forget the fiscal year ends May 31st!

Law School Website - News and information on the school, including the Alumni & Development homepage, and career services job listings database, among others

BCInfo - News and information from the University

Law School Events - What's happening this week

BC Public Events Calendar - Upcoming lectures, conferences, and performances

BC Eagles - Athletics website and schedule

BC Alumni Association - get e-mail for life, change your address, register for the online community.

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C21 Event: Streaming Video

Center courtyard

"Catholic Faith and Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society: Navigating Conflicts Between Conscience and the Requirements of the Law" took place at the Law School on October 11. Watch the video here.


Ed Markey

Sarajevo and Hope

BC Law's new internship puts students in the middle of war crimes prosecution.


LLM Program Director

Going Back to Law School

BC Law students put business careers on hold for law degree. We asked them why.


News from the Law School

The Greening of the Corporation

The EALR Symposium On October 25 will explore the process and progress of corporate greening initiatives to date and prospects for the future.


Holper Named Daniel Levy Award Winner

Holper receives award from the National Immigration Project as a member of the New Bedford raid response team.


BC Law Top 5 for Career Prospects

The ranking appears in The Princeton Review's newly released 2008 edition of its "Best 170 Law Schools."


Beat the Clock

Boston College Law School alumnus Jay Shepherd ('94), founder of the Shepherd Law Group, has banned the billable hour. From the Boston Globe.


Pro Bono Day and Fair

The Law School held its Third Annual Pro Bono Day and Fair on September 27.


BC Law Welcomes Class of 2010

Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the recipients of the Public Service Scholarships for the Class of 2010.


Kanstroom Hosts Brazilian Delegation

The Director of the Law School's International Human Rights Program hosted the delegation of visiting professors of law and social science, prosecutors, and human rights practitioners.

U.S. Immigrants and Human Rights

Excerpts from the new book 'Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History' by Kanstroom, Boston College's associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, are cited in a New York Times piece on the lack of legal protections for U.S. immigrants.

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