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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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Eldo Kim, the then-College undergraduate who was charged last week for allegedly sending emailed bomb threats that temporarily shut down campus last December, reached an “unusual” yet “fair” arrangement in avoiding a trial, law experts said this week.
The U.S. Postal Service granted 49,000 requests by law enforcement to track people’s mail in 2013 under a program that often lacked proper approval, adequate justification and required annual reviews, a recent audit found.
BOSTON —A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty Tuesday of lying to investigators about his actions in the days immediately following the attacks.
(From the Huffington Post)--There is an unspoken rule here in Louisiana: Do not talk about race. The rule should surprise few. After all, race is intermingled with the state's history, institutions, and current policies. We were a slave state. We were a Jim Crow state. Our schools were segregated. Some of our schools are still segregated. Our prisons are disproportionately populated by men of color. The list goes on.
In 1991, as the United States was emerging from a recession, Edward C. Johnson III, the chairman of Fidelity Investments, introduced what at the time was an unorthodox possibility: What if his company could facilitate charitable donations for its clients? The firm could help people get a tax benefit while making it easier for them to give to charities.
(From Law 360)--MetLife Inc. faces an uphill battle in its challenge to its proposed designation as a systemically important financial institution subject to Federal Reserve oversight, given factors such as the highly deferential standard of review favoring federal regulators, experts say.
Larry Tasney’s duplex in North Quincy could soon be the last house standing on a stretch of Hunt Street that city leaders want to see flattened and turned into a parking lot behind North Quincy High School. Still refusing to sell his home, Tasney remains the last holdout.
The subject of the 31st annual debate was “Be it resolved: Corporations should not be considered people under the U.S. Constitution.”
Converse Inc. sued some of the nation’s biggest retailers and sneaker-makers Tuesday in a legal blitz to defend its iconic and enduringly popular Chuck Taylor shoes against a crowd of purported copycat competitors.
A nationwide study released this week reports that the Twin Cities was one of the areas in the country that saw the largest decline in charitable giving through the recession and early years of economic recovery.