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eBrief Spring 2007

celebrating 75 years


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On March 19, 2007, BC Law concluded its final year of the 75th celebration with a remarkable event: 'Achieving Bipartisanship: The Challenge for Our National Leadership.' View video from the event at the link on the right.

The Law School also celebrated with the Spring Gala, which brought together the graduating class with the faculty and staff at an elegant black-tie optional event in downtown Boston.


For more information about these and other 75th events, please contact Jean French at

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.

reunion 2007

On October 12-14, BC Law alumni will come together from across the globe for Reunion. For more information, visit the website at


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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Achieving Bipartisanship

Robert Drinan

The 75th Celebration ended in style, bringing back some of BC Law's most accomplished alumni in the political realm for the conference "Achieving Bipartisanship: The Challenge for Our National Leadership." Watch the video here.


PILF Auction

LRAP: Payback with Interest

Profiles of recent Loan Repayment Assistance Program recipients.


LLM Program Director

Starting a Non-Profit from Scratch

BC Law student Michelle Limaj writes about The Rahman Limaj Scholarship Program.


News from the Law School

Cassidy, Ring and Jones Promoted

Michael Cassidy and Diane Ring have been promoted to the rank of full professor, and Renee Jones to Associate Professor with Tenure.


Drinan Chair Inaugural Lecture: Streaming Video

George Brown, Robert F. Drinan, S.J. Professor of Law, discusses "Does the First Amendment Trump Justice? Elected Judges and the Conservative Dilemma."


Daniel Kanstroom's Latest Book Released

Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History has just been released by Harvard University Press.


'Grads Give Back Day'

The annual Boston College community service event included law students helping to renovate the latest Matthew 25 house.


From Their Violent Pasts Comes Art

A Globe article highlights the work on display at the Massachusetts State House, from a project called 'Hear Us Make Artistic Noise,' part of BC Law's Juvenile Rights and Advocacy Project.


'Matters of Life and Death'

Video footage from the recent law and religion conference is now available online.

New Academic Dean Appointed

BC Law Dean John H. Garvey has appointed Professor Michael Cassidy to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.


Grimes Moot Court Competition Winners

The Law School's internal moot court competition finals were held Wednesday, April 11 at 4 p.m.






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