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Beckman, Kensinger Present at MA Trial Court Conference on Eyewitness ID

Boston College Law School Associate Clinical Professor Sharon Beckman and Boston College Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Kensinger presented on “Science, Memory, and Eyewitness Identification” at the annual conference of the district court department of the Massachusetts trial court, held at Williams College on June 18th. 

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Challenges Facing Central American Migrants Outlined in New Report

Boston College Law School, in partnership with 12 other U.S.-based Jesuit law schools and the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA), has announced the release of “A Fair Chance for Due Process: Challenges in Legal Protection for Central American Asylum Seekers and Other Vulnerable Migrants.”

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BC Law Employment Numbers, Alumni Network Influence Latest Rankings

A new Business Insider story “The 25 best law schools in the US to make connections and get a job” highlights the latest GraduatePrograms.com networking ranking, which was created through polling thousands of former and current law school students and asking them to rank schools with the best networking opportunities.

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Rappaport Center Holds Reception for 2015 Fellows

Boston College Law School’s Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy recently held its annual reception for this year’s fellows, the first held on the BC Law campus since the center moved to the school in early 2015.

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BC Law Moves up 5 Spots to #16 in Above the Law Rankings

(From Above the Law)--Out of respect for the 40,000 new law students who still, you know, exist, we welcome you to the third annual installment of the Above the Law Top 50 Law School Rankings.

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Accelerated Admissions Program Launched with Morrissey College at BC

Boston College Law School and the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences have announced an accelerated admissions program that will allow students to earn their undergraduate and law degrees in six years, providing a more affordable and seamless option for students who are already a part of the Boston College community.

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Commencement 2015: White House Advisor Simas Addresses Graduates (Video)

Boston College Law School Commencement Ceremonies will begin at 10:30 am on May 22, 2015. The event, featuring Commencement speaker David Simas '95, will take place at Boston College's Conte Forum.

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Bloom Chosen for Prestigious Trinity College Dublin Long Room Hub Fellowship

Boston College Law School Professor Robert Bloom has been named a recipient of the Trinity College Dublin Long Room Hub Fellowship, a distinguished recognition from Ireland’s oldest and most prestigious law school.

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Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby ’05 Announces Criminal Charges in Gray Death

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced probable cause for criminal charges to be filed in the death of Freddie Gray.

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BC Law Moves from 13th to 7th in BostInno Rankings of Northeast Law Schools

Last year at this time, conditions looked somewhat dismal for hopeful law students: The post-2008 recession meant dipping employment rates and considerable debt, even for some of those who attended top law schools.