Black History at BC Law: Professor Ruth-Arlene Howe
For more than 30 years, Professor Ruth-Arlene Howe '74 — BC Law's first tenured Black professor and co-founder of the Black Alumni Network — helped lead the school to new heights.
A Message from the Dean
BC Law dean Odette Lienau describes her vision for the school, what makes the Law School so unique, and why students should choose to come here.
"Focus: You Career (2023)"
Learn more about why BC Law is among the top schools in the country in preparing students for success.
"We're All in This Together"
Aisha Jorge Massengill '95, Under Armour VP & Managing Counsel, talks about her career and BC Law experience.
"The Best Three Years of My Life"
Jason Triplett '14 on why he thinks BC Law is so special, and how he remains forever bonded with the Lambda LGBTQ+ community.
"A Terrific Decision"
Brigida Benitez '93, Partner at Steptoe & Johnson in DC, talks about her SCOTUS cases & BC Law experience.
A unique offering at BC Law, tethered externships are placements tied to a traditional podium class and professor.
You Belong Here
Inclusivity. Compassion. Belonging. Three words that help define our truly unique community at Boston College Law School.
Bringing Wilmer Home
The story of Wilmer Garcia, his wrongful deportation, and the BC Law team that helped him fight it.
BC Law's strength in civil and criminal litigation is drawn from classes like Professor McEvoy's Trial Practice.
The Supreme Court Experience
Professor Greenfield's class simulates oral arguments at the Supreme Court, and culminates with a trip to DC.
Legal Services LAB
A "law firm within a law school," LAB houses many of BC Law's most popular clinics.
Alumni Spotlight: Debra Yang '85
DraftKings and Uber have sought the counsel of Debra Yang '85. The first female Asian American US Attorney in history, now in private practice, is a graduate of BC Law.
The City of Boston
A historic and dynamic city, Boston is home to more than 2,000 law firms and the federal First Circuit. We connect BC Law students to innovative high-tech startups and major players in venture capital, finance, biotech, healthcare, and government.
Faculty Spotlight - Daniel Kanstroom
Where does law end? This has been the focus of Prof. Daniel Kanstroom's research on immigration and deportation.
Former Faculty Director Michael Cassidy from The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy on the importance of training leaders.
Alumni Spotlight: Ray Mercedes '07
Raymond Mercedes '07 is the Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel - Chief of Staff of Corporate & Legal Affairs, for Univision.
Alumni Spotlight: James Dowden '00
We rank as a top school for judicial clerkship placement. It was that experience that transformed Jim Dowden, '00, a parter at Ropes & Gray, who later clerked for SCOTUS Justice Stephen Bryer.
Student Spotlight - Zain Ahmad
Zain Ahmad explains how BC Law's Career Services helped to make an unlikely career path--and an internship at NASA--a reality.
Student Spotlight: Cristina Manzano
BC Law student Cristina Manzano was part of a team that argued before the Ninth Circuit in CA--and earned a decision cited as "remarkable for its scope."
Student spotlight: Ryan Rosenblatt
At the Civil Litigation Clinic students represent clients in every aspect of civil litigation, including discovery, settlement negotiations, trials, and employment. Ryan Rosenblatt shares his experience.