Advocating for Workers' Rights
Panel discusses recent report on shortcomings of state bill intended to help employees.
Panel discusses recent report on shortcomings of state bill intended to help employees.
Rappaport panel studies what is being done to make public exam school admissions more equitable.
Rappaport panelists scrutinize progressive prosecution movement and its impact on criminal justice.
As Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on college admissions, a panel debates racial concerns.
Progressive prosecutor rises from the ashes of a recall to continue criminal justice fight.
Rappaport Center panel takes a hard look at reparations, recognizing challenges, offering solutions.
US Senator Chris Murphy says there's a lot more at stake than meets the eye.
Rachael Rollins speaks at Rappaport conference on building legal bridges with communities.
Rappaport Visiting Professor Doug Jones helped guide nominee toward confirmation.
Twelve students to do public policy internships in Massachusetts this summer.
Rappaport Senior Fellow Jeremy Orr warns lack of accessibility is barrier to water equality.
Rappaport professor and former Alabama Senator Doug Jones describes his strategy that led to convictions in the 1963 Baptist Church bombing trials.
Leading climate justice lawyer Jeremy Orr will be in residence March 15-17.
BC Law Rappaport Professor and former US Senator Doug Jones talks with BC News about being the guide for Biden's SCOTUS nominee, and his experience with the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing case.
Doug Jones explores America as a divided nation and stresses the importance of championing voices from the middle to encourage unity.
BC Law Visiting Professor and former US Senator Doug Jones selected by President Biden to guide Supreme Court nominee through confirmation process.
The Rappaport Center congratulates Michelle Wu, newly-elected Mayor of Boston, first woman and Asian-American and former Rappaport Fellow, to hold that post.
Congratulations to our Rappaport Center Advisory Board member Rachael Rollins on her appointment as the next U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts.
Former US Senator Doug Jones set to bring interactive, real-time study of the Senate's 2022 schedule to the classroom.
In Rappaport Center event, Deputy General Counsel for the Biden Campaign reflects on the unusual election.
Rappaport panel discusses need for research on zoning policies and building more integrated communities to promote fairness.
Two 2021 Rappaport Fellows awarded grants to support research related to summer internships.
Rappaport panelists ponder how to advance idea of reparations for centuries of wrongs.
Rappaport speakers weigh in on complicated issue of fair, affordable housing.
2021 Rappaport Fellows Emily Dillan and Jennifer White establish program at Umass Law focusing on trauma-informed interviewing techniques.
Rappaport Senior Fellow says pandemic lawyering can be difference between life and death.
Read Rappaport Center Advisory Board member Bill Walczak's commentary on why zoning and development are critical issues for Boston mayoral candidates.
Rappaport Center Advisory Board member Greg Bialecki writes about the latest McKinsey report commissioned by Gov. Baker.
Rappaport opens way for dialogue on major issues of the day with new series; first up, qualified immunity for police, on May 25.
2020 Jerome Lyle Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor Richard Cordray to oversee federal student loans.
We at the Rappaport Center applaud the jury verdict in the Chauvin trial as correct on the law and the facts.
Prestigious public policy summer program announces this year's cohort, including three BC Law students.
Rappaport Senior Fellow asks, would law enforcement improve if it were less dependent on citizen complaints?
Rappaport Center speaker proposes that we reconsider how we define and select the people at the top.
Senior Fellows to bring fresh insights on police reform and flaws in existing case-selection models.
A Rappaport panel examines the economic challenges and policy implications of the rent crisis caused by Covid-19.
Panelists offer multiple perspectives on law enforcement policy during Rappaport Center webinar.
The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy condemns the violent, disrespectful, and shameful actions of those who acted on January 6, 2021.
Rappaport panel discusses the sustained efforts needed to save diversity and economic justice in America.
The Rappaport Fellows Program in Law and Public Policy provides law students with opportunities to experience the rewards of public policy and public service within the highest levels of state and municipal governments. Apply by January 22, 2021.
The Rappaport Center held a debate discussing Question 2 on the Massachusetts ballot.
The Rappaport Fellows and the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy were featured in the Boston Globe, published on October 8, 2020.
Rappaport visiting professor and finance expert Richard Cordray compares the 2008 Great Recession to the current Covid-related downturn.
Rappaport panel assesses Massachusetts' actions during pandemic, explores lessons learned and next steps.
A Rappaport Center panel on Civil Rights and Criminal Justice brings experts together to discuss the complexities of racism.
Visiting consumer expert set to teach on financial and public policy this fall.
Rappaport Center Faculty Director Dan Kanstroom has been invited to participate in a prestigious seminar.
Grants to support research related to the Rappaport Center Fellows’ internships have been awarded to three 2020 Fellows.
Healthcare professionals share wisdom, offer advice at Rappaport Center event aimed at helping families.
Four BC Law students among those selected for the coveted summer placements.
Rappaport visiting professor Jane Swift says the experience of remote teaching is "a doozy."
Rappaport panel brings together top lawmakers and law enforcement officials to discuss remedies for a system in transition.
US Representative discusses his conservative views and advocates for working across party lines.
First female MA governor says women can now craft their own message.
Three visiting experts energize debates at BC Law's Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy.
Former Massachusetts Governor to spend spring semester as Jerome Lyle Rappaport Visiting Professor.
Rappaport panel discusses how to keep the promise of fairness in the emerging cannabis industry.
Rappaport panel untangles knotty questions about racial parity as Boston develops.
2018 Fellow Siri Nelson assisted in an amicus brief submitted to the US Supreme Court.
Rappaport Visiting Fellow talks racial justice, scholars preview SCOTUS cases, plus more in our Events Roundup.
Panelists examine how the structural and historical causes of racism can influence policymaking.
Frank Figliuzzi, Joyce Vance, Chuck Rosenberg, and Michael Sullivan discuss the fragile future of American democracy.
Top policy advisors to do weeklong teaching visits beginning in September.
The former CT Governor, alumnus and BC Law Rappaport Visiting Professor was named chancellor of the University of Maine System.
Rappaport board member Lourdes German has received the 2019 Rev. John A. Dinneen, S.J., Hispanic Alumni Community Service Award.
New Suffolk DA says no more inequities in how disadvantaged nonviolent offenders are treated in the system.
BC Law students win three of the coveted summer public policy placements.
Rappaport panel steps into the quagmire of money's impact on elections.
Law schools must produce more lawmakers, says former Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy ’80 in Rappaport Distinguished Lecture.
Experts explore the impediments to college completion at Rappaport conference.
Kent Greenfield's new book takes a radical approach to the quandary left by Citizens United.
How America treats its ex-convicts is a reflection of democracy's strengths or failings.
Panelists debate whether the body that gets the last word on elections is a friend or foe of democracy.
Joshua Matz, co-author of To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment, speaks at a Rappaport event at the law school.
Now in its fourth year at BC Law, the Rappaport Center is making more than a difference—it's shaping tomorrow's policy leaders.
BC Law's Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy will welcome former CT Governor Dannel Malloy '80 next spring.
Rappaport panel sees sound local and state policy as critical to a healthy election system.
The LEAPS program officially kicked off with a keynote address by David Simas '95, CEO of the Obama Foundation, co-sponsored by the Rappaport Center.
Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor Robert Cordy warned that “autocratic creep” is a clear and present danger to America’s tradition of constitutional democracy.
Independent study will allow Fellows to follow their curiosity and delve into select policy issues.
Judge, lawyer, and global democracy expert Robert Cordy will be the next Distinguished Visiting Professor.
Rappaport Fellow and Harvard Law Student, Garrett Casey's letter to the editor about Massachusetts tax was published in The Boston Globe.
Massachusetts' head of state conducts a class on public health and the opioid crisis.
New England Law Student and Alumni Rappaport Fellow, Courtney Person, wins two prestigious scholarships.
At Rappaport event, women politicians give advice to those considering a run for office: don't listen to naysayers.
2L Hannah Jellinek discusses her experience tutoring maximum security inmates, and working as a Fellow in the MA Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.