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REUNION is coming!

BC Law School's Reunion will take place on November 2-3, 2012! All alumni from classes ending in a 2 or 7 are invited to attend. The celebration will include an alumni assembly meeting, a bar review, and the reunion dinner, as well as other social events, educational programs, and networking opportunities.

Reconnect with the Law School and with classmates. Registration opens July 26th.

-- Complete your class reunion yearbook form

-- Support the class's Reunion Gift Campaign with an outright gift or pledge. Information on Reunion Giving

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BC Law Magazine

The summer issue of the magazine is on its way soon. Look for features on the man who's mounting mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's defense, on how cultural competence can make you a better lawyer, and on leadership from our alumni in politics.

For more information, contact Vicki Sanders, Editor-in-Chief.


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

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.

Defending Jacob

William Landay

William Landay's third novel has been on the bestseller lists for weeks and landed on numerous recommended lists. eBrief editors sit down with the BC Law grad to talk about writing thrillers with a legal twist.


Law Day 2012

Law Day Slideshow

This year's Law Day program drew nearly 300 people to the Seaport Hotel in downtown Boston.


Commencement 2012

Video: 2012 Commencement

Victoria Kennedy addressed the graduates at this year's commencement ceremonies.


News from the Law School

Kalscheur Named Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences

Boston College Law Professor Gregory Kalscheur S.J. will join the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall.


Chirba, Gionfriddo Promoted to Professors of LRR&W

Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the promotions of Jane Kent Gionfriddo and Mary Ann Chirba to Professors of Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing.

Quinn Wins BC TWIN Award

Law professor Brian Quinn has won a Boston College Teaching with New Media (TWIN) Award, for his use of the technology LawMeets in the classroom..


May Issue of BC Law Review Now Available

The May issue of the Boston College Law Review recently went to press. The issue can be found at


BCIAP Prevents Deportation of Abuse Victim

The Boston College Immigration and Asylum Project (BCIAP) is pleased to announce an important victory in the battle to prevent the deportation of a nineteen-year-old abuse victim from Guatemala.

'PatCon 2' Patent Conference: Video

Boston College Law School hosted "PatCon 2," The Patent Conference, on May 11-12, 2012. This conference brought together over 40 scholars of patent law and innovation from around the country.


Public Service Award Recipients Announced

A one million dollar gift from the Simon Foundation will anchor the law school's oral advocacy program.


Simon Foundation Gift Boosts Oral Advocacy Program

In a federal court case brought by the Boston College Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, together with other immigrants rights organizations, the Justice Department has been ordered to disclose the basis for the Government's misleading representation to the Supreme Court that a policy exists for returning wrongfully deported immigrants.

Grimes Moot Court Finals: Video

Video from the 2012 Grimes Moot Court Competition Finals is now online.


Two BC Law Students Receive Browning Fellowships

The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded 10-week summer fellowships to two students at Boston College Law School.





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