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Boston College Law School faculty are used as legal experts and sources by a growing number of reporters and media outlets, both across the country and around the world. This section of the website contains a selection of links to articles where BC Law faculty have been recently quoted.

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Professor Ray Madoff
Madoff Talks to Bloomberg About Obama Tax Proposals

(Bloomberg) -- The best-laid estate plans just got muddled.

Professor Brian Quinn
Quinn in Herald on Partners/AG Battle Over Hospital Mergers

Partners HealthCare could be in for a knock-down, drag-out legal fight with Attorney General Maura Healey if they move to merge with three smaller hospitals, analysts said yesterday after a Superior Court judge scuttled a deal that would have let the medical behemoth expand its sweeping reach.

Professor Robert Bloom
Bloom in Globe, Yahoo Sports on Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

The Bristol County murder trial of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is slated to begin Thursday, and it appears his lawyers are poised to blame the fatal shooting of Odin L. Lloyd on a drug-impaired friend, while prosecutors are not expected to identify a triggerman when they make opening statements Thursday, legal specialists said.

Professor Ray Madoff
Madoff Talks to Wealth Management on Reforming Donor Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds first appeared in the 1930s, and were given Congressional blessing in the 1969 Tax Reform Act which allowed for private foundations to pool donations into a common fund.

Professor Kent Greenfield
Greenfield Talks to On the Media Regarding Expanding Idea of Corporate Personhood

On the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision, with reports of unprecedented "dark money" continuing to flood the political system, Citizens United is as controversial as ever.

Professor Ray Madoff
Madoff Talks to WGBH on President Obama's Tax Proposals

Law School Professor Ray Madoff weighed in on President Obama's proposal to raise the capital gains and inheritance taxes, and to close the so-called "angel of death" tax loophole, in an interview with WGBH News.

Dean Vincent Rougeau Photo
Dean Rougeau Featured in BC Panel ‘Race In The USA’

“We are seeing in this panel a real commitment of those who are devoted to the race issue at Boston College. We should celebrate that we are here for these conversations.”

Professor Ray Madoff
Madoff in Chronicle of Philanthropy on Capitol Hill Battle Over Donor Advised Funds

Lobbyists are gearing up for the biggest fight in a decade over tax rules affecting nonprofits. One potential change, affecting donor-advised funds, is bringing out some of biggest players on K Street.

Professor Robert Bloom
Bloom in Herald on Marathon Bombing Trial Jury Selection

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are starting to look askance at self-described impartial jurors they said yesterday “seem very eager” to talk their way into his trial despite their ties to the Boston Marathon bombings.

Professor Kent Greenfield
Greenfield on NECN to Discuss Court's Decision to Rule on Gay Marriage

Cambridge City Hall is where Marcia Kadish and Tanya Mccloskey got married more than a decade ago on May 17, 2004. On Friday, they were speaking out about a major step forward in regards to making same sex marriage legal nationwide.

Dean Vincent Rougeau

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