Faculty News and Appearances
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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 Kari Hong appeared on WGBH's 'Greater Boston' to talk about a federal appeals court decision overturning a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.
Apple was found not guilty of anticompetitive conduct Tuesday in an almost ten-year-old antitrust case alleging the company harmed consumers and quashed digital music industry incumbents when it barred competing music stores' songs from playing on its iPod music player.
It was a victory for the Aaron Hernandez defense as text messages from Odin Lloyd have been tossed from his murder trial in Bristol County.
'Tis the season for giving, and charities are ramping up their appeals with mailers, email appeals and more. The challenge for donors is finding the most effective way to give.
Donor-advised funds run by huge money-management firms are exploding. Fidelity Charitable runs the second-ranked charity in the United States, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, behind United Way Worldwide. Charles Schwab’s is fourth and Vanguard’s is 10th.
Grand juries are inherently one-sided and shrouded in secrecy. They often listen to weeks of testimony from prosecution witnesses, who are not cross-examined, and in most states, the proceeding must remain completely under wraps.
Alabamians don’t have a lot of money but they’re among the most likely to give to churches and charities, according to a new study.
Local protests continue in response to last month’s grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, and this month’s grand jury decision in New York not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of unarmed Eric Garner.
TV viewers in Boston should get used to programming blackouts caused by showdowns between networks and cable and satellite providers like the recent one between CBS and Dish Network.
It is clear to me that the best possible reform that can come from these complex tragedies is not to create special proceedings for police officers — but to get rid of grand juries for everyone.