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