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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On May 20, Boston College Law School clinical professor Francine Sherman ’80 will be honored by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps with the Embracing the Legacy Award for her groundbreaking work on juvenile justice issues. The award ceremony and dinner will be held at the JFK Library in Boston.
US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz arrived at her post in 2009 to find three big-name politicians indicted and awaiting trial.
Boston College law professor Brian JM Quinn’s latest textbook Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice (co-authored with Steven Davidoff Solomon and Claire Hill) aims to “change the way that transactional law is taught in U.S. law schools by immersing students in a deal environment.”
In a 2-1 decision announced Monday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned Federal District Judge Richard Berman’s ruling from last September and reinstated Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate.
Federal regulators today unveiled a new rule on executive pay at big financial institutions. The idea is to curb risk taking by linking it to incentive-based compensation like bonuses. You take excessive risk, you could lose a chunk of pay.
On the evening of the New York primaries for the 2016 presidential campaign, three Boston College professors spoke about the presidential candidates’ respective views on climate change.
Five of the nation’s largest banks don’t yet have satisfactory “living wills,” prescribing how they could enter bankruptcy while limiting damage to the rest of the financial system.
Boston College Law School Professor Mary Sarah Bilder talked about her book,Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, in which she examines the notes James Madison took during and after the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
This past fall, one of the most comprehensive reports on the topic ever compiled found girls were making up an increasingly large share of the juvenile justice system.
Perhaps best known for its huge display of Christmas lights, the Roman Catholic Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro is waiting to find out if it owes property taxes.