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Newton, MA—The Boston College Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) has announced that it will honor Gary Buseck A&S ’72, LSOE ’74, Law ‘80 with the PILF Curtin Service Award at the organization’s annual Auction.
Newton, MA--Twenty-five years ago Boston College Law School was a leader in combining externships with study abroad in the BC Law/Kings College London Program.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is saddened by the loss of John J. “Jack” Curtin Jr. ’57.
Newton, MA--On Wednesday, November 13, Boston College Law School welcomed Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland, to speak at the Law School.
Newton, MA—The Boston College Law School Moot Court team has advanced to the National round of the 64th National Moot Court Competition, to be held February 10-13, 2014 in New York.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the creation of a Center for Experiential Learning on the Boston College Newton campus.
Newton, MA--The case of the snail darter, officially known as Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill, is iconic among modern Supreme Court decisions.
Newton, MA--As one of the nation’s premier legal institutions, Boston College Law School is in constant competition with other elites to attract a student body of the highest caliber.
Newton, MA--three BC Law alumni have been named to Boston Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list of business and civic leaders who "collectively represent the next wave of talent and commitment in the Boston economy."
(From Business Insider)--Given the absurdly high price tag on education and dim outlook on the legal job market, choosing the right law school makes all the difference.
Newton, MA--The Boston College Law Library is pleased to announce a new exhibit, Invasion: Diaries and Memories of War in Iraq, which features the remarkable war diaries of Marine Lt. Timothy McLaughlin ’09, along with texts by Peter Maass and photographs by Gary Knight.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce a significant restructuring of its Career Services Office that includes the promotion of three current staff members and the hiring of two new staff members.
Newton, MA--BC Law alumnus and Boston attorney Douglas K. Sheff '84 has been elected president of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2013-14 year.
Mattias Kumm is the Inge Rennert Professor of Law and has taught at NYU since 2000. His research and teaching focuses on basic issues in Global, European and Comparative Public Law.
Reunion is coming! Reunion 2013 will take place on November 1-3. More information, as well as registering online, is available.
(From US News and World Report)--Other schools where students had low debt relative to starting salaries include The J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, the Boston College Law School, Rutgers Law School and the law school at University of Michigan—Ann Arbor.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School, Boston University School of Law, and Chicago-Kent College of Law round out the top of the list of 20 private schools.
Newton, MA--A new book, What the Best Law Teachers Do, names Professor Ingrid Hillinger of Boston College Law School as one of the 26 “best law teachers” in the country.
Newton, MA—Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (MLW) has named seven BC Law graduates out of a total of 50 in their “Top Women of Law” list.
Newton, MA – Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the creation of a new position, Associate Dean for Global Initiatives.
San Francisco, CA--The United States District Court for the Northern District of California is pleased to announce that United States District Judge William H. Orrick, the court’s newly-appointed Article III judge, has joined the court’s San Francisco division.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that both recipients of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) 2013 Lelia J. Robinson Award--Judith Olans Brown '65 and Susan M. Finegan '91--are graduates of BC Law.
From the Boston Globe--Veteran Democratic US Representative Edward J. Markey beat Republican businessman Gabriel E. Gomez today in a special election for US Senate in Massachusetts that was marked by its brevity and by low voter interest.
David Wirth was greeted with a chorus of cheers.
(From the Boston Globe) — John Kerry is Secretary of State. Cam Kerry is acting Secretary of Commerce. It means that, for the first time in history, there are two brothers serving at the same time in a presidential Cabinet.
From Boston.com--Argeo Paul Cellucci, a Hudson native who rose from a smalltown selectman to become governor of Massachusetts and ambassador to Canada, died at his home in Hudson today afternoon after a five-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Newton, MA--The Sports & Entertainment Law Society sponsored the Second Annual Bob Berry Sports Law “Opening Day” Lecture on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Newton, MA--Addressing the Boston College Law School class of 2013, United States Senator William “Mo” Cowan told the graduates that their law degree was the equivalent of a Swiss Army knife.
Christopher Bergan '15 is one of 22 Boston College students to receive the prestigious scholarships.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School will be hosting a conference on June 13th examining the role of state attorneys general, focusing on the independence and professionalism of the modern office in both its civil and criminal functions.
Newton, MA--Prof. Frank Garcia’s new book Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes proposes a radically new way to evaluate, construct and manage international trade.
Newton,MA--Gaynelle Griffin Jones, appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993 as the first black woman to be United States attorney for the Southern District of Texas, passed away on May 2.
Newton, MA – Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s public service scholarships.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School Professor Frank J. Garcia has a new book out titled Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes (Cambridge University Press).
Newton, MA--BC Law professor and former dean Daniel Coquillette delivered the keynote address to the National Conference of Bar Exmainers in April, discussing the three great ideas of American legal education, and the current crisis of delicning applications.
Newton, MA--the new rankings system, meant to emphasize employment over other criteria, put BC Law at #21.
Newton, MA--The Boston College McMullen Museum of Art’s new exhibit “Portugal, Jesuits and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods” offers many opportunities to reflect on the nature of faith, commerce and culture, both in the sixteenth century and today. This remarkably fertile period was also quite influential in the development of modern international law, and Boston College Law School Professors Paulo Barrozo and Frank J. Garcia will address these themes in a panel on “Encounters with the Other and with Ourselves.”
Newton, MA--Three of the five candidates in the recent Massachusetts primaries to decide which party candidates will compete in the special election to fill John Kerry's Senate seat are graduates of BC Law.
Newton, MA -- Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the New England region of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) presented its highest honor on April 21 to Fr. Fred Enman, SJ.
Newton, MA--In the immediate aftermath of the Boston attacks, it wasn't clear if graduate student Brittany Loring, who is pursuing a JD/MBA degree at the University, would walk again.
Newton, MA--The April edition of BC Law's Public Interest Newsletter highlights this year's Pro Bono Spring Break Trips, including trips to Navajo Nation, New Orleans, and Haiti, among others.
NEWTON, MA–U.S. Senator William "Mo" Cowan will give the Commencement Address at the 2013 Boston College Law School Commencement on Friday, May 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School’s “one community” approach to diversity took another step forward recently when the School’s AHANAS population of diverse student organizations joined together to celebrate their year, and the JLSA and Lambda celebrated a Pride Seder.
Newton, MA--A Mass of Healing and Hope in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon tragedy will be celebrated today at 5:00 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church for all members of the BC community.
Newton, MA--The final event in the "Lectures in Jurisprudence" series, "Institutionalizing Responsibility: Implications for Jurisprudence" will take place on April 17.
Newton, MA--Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor joined deans of distinguished law schools at an academic symposium sponsored by Boston College Law School.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School has announced the 2013 Law Day Award winners.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that nine of its graduates will be honored at the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s “Excellence in The Law” awards event.
Newton, MA--For the fifth year running, on March 20, 2013, Boston College Law School held its Diversity Bar cocktail event at the school.
Newton, MA--Sen. Scott Brown '85 addressed an overflow audience at the Law School on March 18, discussing his experience in the Senate, his career as an attorney, and his years at BC Law.
Newton, MA--The award, given for the year's most exceptional article on the law of property and casualty insurance, is administered by Boston College Law School.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau will be a part of a Boston College Sesquicentennial celebration panel discussion, held on March 22.
Newton, MA--The Women's Law Center has named Ellen Zucker '94 as their 2013 Woman of the Year Award recipient.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the school has hired a new Assistant Dean for Career Services.
Newton, MA--Five of the 24 In-House Leaders named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly and New England In-House are BC Law graduates, the papers announced in a special insert of their most recent issue.
Newton, MA--“Law Teaching: Paths to Becoming a Law Professor” will be held at BC Law on March 20.
Newton, MA--from the Boston Globe: John Connolly '01 is weighing options on whether to challenge Menino for mayor of Boston.
Newton, MA--Frederick Schauer is a David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia.
Newton, MA--Boston College faculty discuss the appointment of John Kerry by President Obama.
Newton, MA--Senator John Kerry '76 has been confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of State.
Newton, Ma--the latest entry in the joint lecture series will feature George, McCormick Professorof Jurisprudence at Princeton University, and will occur on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 5pm in Bosaton College's Gasson 100.
Newton, MA--BC Law graduates John H. Cunha Jr. '77, and Robert F. Shaw '97 are named in a list of ten 'Lawyers of the Year," compiled by the editorial staff at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Newton, MA--Fran Sherman is featured in a BC Chronicle article on girls in the juvenile justice system.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau's feature "Learning experience: How Law Schools--and the Legal Profession--Can Do Better" appears in the latest edition of BC Magazine.