Academics & Faculty

Academics & Faculty

Our acclaimed faculty are passionate about the law, and about educating the principled leaders of tomorrow. Our rigorous curriculum and rich experiential opportunities will challenge you to expand your knowledge while understanding your impact on society.


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The Case for Masks

Professor Dean Hashimoto, JD, MD, on his dramatic masking study that led the CDC and others around the world to change their guidance.

Faculty Directory

World-class scholars and mentors, they've argued in front of the US Supreme Court, counseled Fortune 500 companies, and championed human rights across the globe.

Experiential Learning

A complete legal education brings the law to life, combining traditional classroom methods with practical applications.

Law Reviews

Each year, more than 150 BC Law students contribute as writers and editors to our flagship Boston College Law Review (BCLR) and our Uniform Commercial Code Digest.


From your first day on campus you'll engage with an academic program proven to develop dynamic thinkers, leaders, litigators, and negotiators.

Choose Your Path

Our holistic approach helps you discern the academic path that best fits your interests, skills, and ambitions.

Law in a Global Context

BC Law offers a comprehensive program in international and comparative law delivered by a world-class faculty.


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    Students should be challenged and pushed to think rigorously, yet feel safe and supported. I want them to feel free to strongly disagree with each other, in a respectful manner, while listening to and trying to understand different perspectives.
    Joseph Liu, professor of law

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    full-time faculty




    of faculty with advanced degrees in fields beyond law 

    8.3 to 1

    Student/faculty ratio

    BC Law Library

    The resources you need, at your fingertips. The BC Law Library supports the entire Law School community, providing students and faculty with research assistance, technology instruction, and access to valuable collections.

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