The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School brings together the region’s top policy makers and thought leaders to engage in dynamic discussions on critical public policy issues.

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The Rappaports instilled in us the importance of public service and committing ourselves through our research and public policy work to making life more meaningful for those we serve. I loved the Fellows Program, and it remains a huge part of my law school experience.
Alaina Sullivan '15, rappaport fellow, 2012
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Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and the Truth of “Pie-in-the-Sky” Ideas  Link to article
By Jessica Rahmoune Rappaport Law and Public Policy Alumna Fellow and current City Councilor Michelle Wu is a household name here in Boston. A graduate of Harvard College and ...
August 13, 2021
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And To Think that We Saw It on Washington Street  Link to article
By Brendan Kelly “Just do it.” The slogan made famous by Nike over the past three decades is one Bill Walczak has been living far longer than that. Dropping out of Boston Univ...
July 26, 2021
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“The job is never done:” Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone on his 9-Term Legacy  Link to article
by Ryan Kenney Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone once stressed in a community address that “the hardest thing to do in government is to achieve long-term challenges and goals....
July 13, 2021
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