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Third-Year Students Argue Cases Before Ninth Circuit in California

Four third-year law students argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals April 15 on behalf of indigent clients who could not otherwise afford representation. Both cases involved immigrants fighting to remain in the country.

Erica Coray
Coray ’16 Wins Bloomberg Writing Competition

Third-year BC Law student Erica Coray is one of ten law students who won the Bloomberg Law nationwide Write-On Competition.

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen
US Senator Jeanne Shaheen to Address the Class of 2016 at Commencement

Jeanne Shaheen, US Senator and former Governor for New Hampshire, will give the Commencement Address at the 2016 Boston College Law School Commencement on May 27, 2016.

Professor Mary Holper
The Center at Work: BC Law's Holistic Approach to Serving Clients

Boston College Law School did not disappoint Heather Perez ’17. When picking law schools, she exclusively applied to those with strong immigration law programs.

Judge O'Toole
Fairness Was Foremost for Marathon Bombing Judge

On April 6, almost three years out from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Boston College Law School welcomed one of the most pivotal legal figures in the bombing’s aftermath, Judge George O’Toole Jr. (standing) of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Mosby and Dean Rougeau
Mosby Speaks to Students’ Passion at PILF Auction

Perhaps the biggest prize at BC Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation auction March 31 was the appearance of Marilyn Mosby ’05, the state’s attorney for Baltimore, Maryland, who put in a strong bid for lawyers as social justice advocates. 

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Volume 39:1 of Boston College International and Comparative Law Review Now Available

Newton, MA--The publication of Vol. 39:1 of the Boston College International and Comparative Law Review recently went to press and can be found on the BCLR website at

Sarah Raskin
Rappaport Conference Seeks to Take the ‘Crisis’ Out of Student Debt

The plight of students laboring under tens of thousands of dollars of student loans, as well as possible solutions to the untenable system, was on the minds of panelists, attendees, and the keynote speaker of the March 18 Rappaport Center conference “Student Debt Crisis: Issues and Solutions.”

Stuart House
BC Law Hosts "Consumer Debt Tsunami" Bankruptcy Conference April 8

Consumer credit has long fueled the growth of the U.S. economy. The packaging and re-packaging of consumer debt for sale to investors has been a mainstay of the credit markets and the investment banking industry – yet continues to cause grave stress to our economy.

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'Patcon 6' Patent Conference to Bring Over 60 Scholars to Campus April 8-9th

Boston College Law School will host PatCon6, The Patent Conference, on April 8-9, 2016, at the law school. The conference will host over 60 scholars and patent experts from across the U.S. and five foreign countries.