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eBrief Winter 2006

celebrating 75 years

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On March 19, 2007, BC Law will conclude its final year of the 75th celebration with a remarkable event that brings several of the school's political leaders together under one roof. 'Achieving Bipartisanship: The Challenge for Our National Leadership' will feature a keynote address from Senator John Kerry, as well as a panel discussion and breakout groups.

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

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

LAW DAY 2007

On May 1, at 5:30 pm, the Seaport Hotel in Boston will welcome hundreds of BC Law alumni for the annual Law Day celebration. For more info, email


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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Robert F. Drinan, S.J.

Robert Drinan

Father Drinan, dean of BC Law from 1956-1970, died on January 28 at the age of 86. He had a profound and lasting impact on the school. See our tribute page for a collection of articles, stories and archived video clips.


PILF Auction

PILF Auction Moves Downtown

Come one, come all to the Boston College Club on April 18!


LLM Program Director

LL.M. Program: Any Questions?

A Q & A with the new Program's Director, Gail Hupper.


News from the Law School

LRAP Program Sets Record Levels

The Law School's Loan Repayment Assistance Program is set to give out over $250,000 to graduates working in the public interest this year.


Matters of Life and Death: Religion and Law at the Crossroads

The Boston College Law and Religion Program will hold its first conference on March 20.


75th Celebration Event Draws Political Leaders

On March 19, 'Achieving Bipartisanship: The Challenge for Our National Leadership' will feature Senator John Kerry and other national political figures.


Glennon Resigns as Director of Alumni Relations

Linda Glennon has stepped down from the position she'd held since 1997; Jean French will serve as Interim Director.


Dean Garvery Named President-elect of AALS

The BC Law Dean will assume his duties for the Association of American Law Schools in January of 2008.

A Staunch Advocate

For more than a decade, Francine Sherman has fought to make the justice system work better for juveniles. From the BC Chronicle.


Where Big Firms Set Their Sites When They Hire

A National Law Journal story shows BC Law is among the nation's elite schools when it comes to law firm hiring.


Upcoming Alumni Events

The Boston Chapter is meeting at the BC Club on March 21, and a number of receptions for admitted students will occur across the country in March and April.




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