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eBrief Winter 2005-2006

celebrating 75 years

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The Law School will honor Harold Koh with its fifth Distinguished Service Award on April 3. Koh is the Dean of Yale Law School and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law. His father was the first Asian to graduate from BC Law. Other recipients so far have included Mary Ann Glendon, Father Robert Drinan, Richard Huber and Father J. Donald Monan. Visit Dean Koh's webpage.

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.

Reunion 2006

Preparation for this year's Reunion festivities, scheduled for October 13-14, 2006, are in full swing. Extra-special events are being planned. Read more about the Reunion effort.


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 email for life, change your address...register for the online community.

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Education Reform on Trial

I Love School photo

Former teacher Amy Reichbach (BC Law '05) examines education reform in Massachusetts, Hancock v. Commissioner of Education, and the No Child Left Behind act, as BC's Third World Law Journal prepares for its Spring Symposium on the subject.


Supreme Court

Streaming Video: Solomon

The Law School held a conference on the Solomon Amendment on November 11.


Moot Court

Sizing Up the Competition

The European Moot Court Competition will be held at BC Law this year.


News from the Law School

Owning Standards Conference: March

Distinguished scholars and practitioners from the fields of corporate law, antitrust, administrative law, intellectual property and other disciplines will gather at BC Law to discuss and debate the social value of uniform standards.


Kenyon Crafting Second Career as Master of Suspense

The Boston College Chronicle and BC Heights ran stories recently on Bloodstone, the first novel from the Law School's Director of Marketing and Communications.


New book Sheds Light on Neglected Revolutionary

Portrait of a Patriot: The Major Political and Legal Papers of Josiah Quincy Junior, edited by BC Law Professor Daniel Coquillette and historian Neil Longley York, has just been released by University of Virginia Press.

Professor Mary Bilder Wins Book Prize

The Littleton-Griswold Prize was awarded for The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire.


Loan Repayment Assistance Reaches Record Levels

Over $180,000 in loan repayment assistance is awarded to new and recent alumni who are currently practicing public interest law.

BC Immigration and Asylum Project Wins Big Case

BCIAP, together with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), won “cancellation of removal” for a young woman from Liberia, preventing her deportation.

Commencement Speaker: Mike Greco (BC Law '72)

The current President of the American Bar Association will speak at the 2006 graduation ceremonies.



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