Law School

We prepare our students for success in the profession at the highest levels, in a way that is uniquely suited to their particular talent.
Alfred Yen, Professor

Quick Facts

7.1 to 1

Student/Faculty Ratio

Personal instruction from world-class faculty.

100+

Clinic & Externship Placements

Gain hands-on experience in real-world settings.

95.6%

Employment Rate

Emerge career-ready for any field.

Odette Lienau
Inaugural Marianne D. Short, Esq., Dean

Incoming Dean Announced

Boston College has named Odette Lienau, professor of law and former associate dean for faculty research and intellectual life at Cornell University Law School, as the inaugural Marianne D. Short, Esq., Dean, effective January 2023.

Our Faculty

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Lifetime relationships begin at our annual LAHANAS DEI retreat. Incoming LAHANAS students mingle with current students, faculty, staff and alumni, who welcome them to the BC Law community. There's nothing more moving than attending an affinity group event and seeing members of all student affinity groups present, supporting one another, as we celebrate who we are.
Lisa Brathwaite, Director, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Programs

Events

News

BC Law: Impact Blog
Building Bridges: A Letter from the BLSA  Link to article
As Co-Presidents of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), we understand the importance of balance. While Black people make up 13.4% of the American population, Black lawy...
September 29, 2022
BC Law Impact Guest Posts
1L of a Class  Link to article
I’m in East Wing 115, the very first room I sat in as a brand-new BC Law student. It’s the room that looks so much like a Greek amphitheater and feels like one, too, whe...
September 26, 2022
Michael Deere
Legal Movie Review: The Paper Chase  Link to article
Since I started my law school application process over two years ago, my dad has been telling me to watch The Paper Chase. I’m now a 2L with (slightly) more free time, so I th...
September 22, 2022
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