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eBrief Spring 2006

celebrating 75 years

BC | Law eBrief - Winter 2005-06

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The theme of this year's 75th celebration is Leadership in the Profession. At Law Day 2006, the Law School Alumni Association will honor Michael S. Greco ('72) with the St. Thomas More Award,
and Richard Packenham ('78) with the Daniel G. Holland Lifetime Achievement Award (posthumously). A number of leaders within the profession will also receive 75th Medals at the May 15 event. For more information, contact

Take a moment and nominate someone for our 75th Alumni Awards today using our online form.

View a timeline of the Law School through the years on the BC Law history page.

Can you identify any of these people? Visit our photo archives, submit a memory in our memories database and search for familiar faces.

Umbrellas, polo shirts and windbreakers. 75th merchandise is online at the bookstore.

save the date

The kick-off event for the Boston Chapter of the Alumni Association will be held at the Boston College Club in Boston on June 13, 2006, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. For more information, contact


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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Lending a Hand to Those in Need

The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program's only two Legal Fellows in the program's 50-year history are from Boston College Law School. Professor Mary Ann Chirba-Martin saw the need--and helped make it happen.


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Streaming Video: 75th Celebration

View video from the recent events with Stephen Carter and Abraham H. Foxman.


Moot Court

Groundbreaking Book Scales Heights

Heights of Justice includes scholarly work from the entire BC Law faculty.


News from the Law School

'I've Seen too Much Blood in my Life'

Scores of BC law student Sifa Nsengimana's relatives were slain in Rwanda. Now, her efforts on behalf of the thousands dying in Sudan are featured by the Boston Globe.


Alumni News & Notes

Lots of exciting events are on the horizon for BC Law alumni, including a book reception for Rikleen's Ending the Gauntlet, Law Day 2006, Reunion 2006, and the first-ever alumni reception in London.


Grimes Moot Court Competition Finals

The Law School's internal competition featured two evenly matched teams in a closely fought battle.


Q&A: Shannon Miller

Sports Illustrated interviews the seven-time Olympic medalist and second-year student at BC Law.

Students Use Break to Help Out

Several students spent their Spring Break working on immigration law cases as part of BC Law's Immigration Spring Break Trips.


BC Law Wins National Criminal Procedure Moot Court

The team also took home awards for best brief and best oralist.

Commencement 2006

Commencement information is now available in our Commencement Guide brochure, including events, invitations, garb, rain plan, accomodations and contact information. Download the brochure now (PDF format).




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