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eBrief Summer 2008

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Make the Connection.

A brand new system for alumni and students is coming this fall. BC LawNet will allow users to update their information in our new Directory, search for friends and colleagues, become a Career Mentor or search for a mentor of their own, register online for events, browse chapter and affinity group pages, and much more. Stay tuned for more exciting news on this system very soon, including a chance to register and win a brand new iPhone!

Read the original press release here.

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Reunion Weekend will be held November 7-9, 2008. If this is your reunion year, don't miss out! Check out our Reunion website for the latest news, schedule of events, and to register online. Read about it here.


Give to the Law School - Support the Law School Fund

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

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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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Meet Your New Alumni Board

Barat House

We present a slideshow with photos, bios and comments from the nine members of the new Alumni Association Board, selected by the Alumni Search Committee from more than 200 nominations across the country.


ileta Sumner

Fighting for Justice, and Breath

ileta Sumner '90 has been a public service champion. Now she's fighting for her life.


Reunion photo

Reunion: Then and Now

As Reunion 2008 swiftly approaches, view a slideshow of photos old and new.


News from the Law School

Perju Named to Constitutional Reform Commission

Professor Vlad Perju has been appointed to serve on an advisory commission that will present the President with a vision for the country's constitutional reform.


LL.M. Program Graduates First Class

On May 23, 2008, Boston College Law School awarded LL.M. degrees to the six members of the LL.M. class of 2008.


Third-Year Student Wins McGovern Award

Nicole Prairie (Class of 2009) has received the 2008 Honorable Sheila E. McGovern Fund Scholarship from the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers.


Casey Foundation Essay Tackles Juvenile Justice Reform

On June 12, the Annie E. Casey Foundation launched its 2008 KIDS COUNT Data Book essay, "A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform." The Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project (JRAP) at Boston College Law School is mentioned within the essay as an example of what is needed to yield a far fairer and more efficient juvenile justice system.


Tremblay Receives Slizewski Teaching Award

Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that Professor Paul Tremblay has received the 2008 Emil Slizewski Excellence in Teaching Award.


Commencement 2008 Highlights

Addressing the class of 2008, U.S. Attorney General Mukasey urged the graduates to use their skills to find out what the law is, rather than confusing it with what someone else might believe it to be.


Repetti Included Among Top Tax Scholars

The recent lead article in the ABA's The Tax Lawyer includes Professor James Repetti among the nation's leading tax scholars.



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