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Albert Organizes Premier Scholarly Event for Comparative Law

Newton, MA— Over 100 scholars from over twenty different countries gathered in Portland, Oregon last week for the Third Annual Younger Comparativists Committee (“YCC”) Global Conference, an annual event created by Boston College Law School Professor Richard Albert.

Public Interest April Newsletter: Spring Break Service Trips

Newton, MA--The Office of Career Services has released the April editon of the BC Law Public Interest Newsletter. This month’s newsletter focuses on the pro bono work that BC Law students provided to individuals and organizations during their spring break.

Brittany Loring JD/MBA ’13 Reflects on Marathon Tragedy: One Year Later

(From the BC Chronicle)--Brittany Loring JD/MBA ’13 sustained serious injuries when she was caught in one of the explosions at last year’s Boston Marathon (which fell on her 29th birthday).

Streaming Video Event: "Conversations@BCLaw" with Congressman Bobby Scott '73, April 15

Boston College Law School is pleased to present the first in a new discussion series, "Conversations@BCLaw."

Video: Thirty Years After Wrongful Conviction: Reflections from Exoneree Dennis Maher

Newton, MA--The BC Innocence Project is proud to welcome exoneree Dennis Maher, his former attorney Aliza Kaplan, and former Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney J.W. Carney to Boston College Law School.

Video: Richard Ross Presents 'Juvenile in Justice'

Newton, MA--Boston College Law School hosted Richard Ross, Distinguished Professor of Art, University of California at Santa Barbara, award-winning photographer and author of Juvenile-In-Justice.

First Annual Golf Tournament to Bring Community Together for Good Cause

Newton, MA—On June 2, 2014, the BC Law Alumni Golf Tournament will he held at Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill.

BC Law "Mr. Ponzi" Bankruptcy Conference Highlighted in Forbes

Newton, MA—On Friday, March 28, Boston College Law School hosted  “The Legacy of Mr. Ponzi:
The Madoff and Stanford Cases,” a conference co-sponsored by The American College of Bankruptcy First Circuit Fellows.

Law Day 2014 Awardees Announced

NEWTON, MA—Boston College Law School has announced its honorees for this year’s Law Day celebration, an annual tradition that celebrates BC Law alumni who have made significant contributions to the legal community and the legal profession.

March Issue of Boston College Law Review Now Available

Newton, MA--The March issue of the Boston College Law Review recently went to press and can be found on the BCLR website at

Second-year Student Wade's Case Brief Published in BBA Health Reporter

Newton, MA--Second-year student Tucker Wade's case brief, "N.E. Physical Therapy Plus, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company," has been published in the peer reviewed Health Law Reporter, an official publication of the Boston Bar Association’s Health Law Section.

US Attorney Carmen Ortiz to Speak at BC Law on March 26

Newton, MA--US Attorney for Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz will be addressing the Department of Justice’s “Smart on Crime” initiative on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014.

BC Law Partners on Innovative "Apprenticeship" Pilot Program with LegalOnRamp

Newton, MA--One of the biggest innovations in the legal profession in recent years has been the change in the litigation discovery process.

BC Law Students Argue Cases Before Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Newton, MA--Boston College Law School students David Kete, Drew Trombly, Marija Ozolins, and Mackenzie Houck argued two cases to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week in California.

BC Chronicle: A Conversation with Dean Rougeau

(From BC Chronicle)--Our mission is to educate and form excellent lawyers who understand and care about their role in society, who are empowered to find their own passion within the law, and who contribute toward the greater good in whatever way they feel is most important.

26th Annual PILF Auction Set for March 20

Newton, MA--The 26th Annual BC Public Interest Law Foundation Auction will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 6:00-10:00 pm in Newton Room of Corcoran Commons on Boston College Main Campus.

Law Alumnus is Obama Political Chief

Newton, MA--David Simas '95 has reinaugurated the job of White House political director, which had not existed since 2011.

Event Video: 'NSA Surveillance: Privacy vs. National Security'

The American Constitution Society and the Internet Law Society co-sponsored a panel discussion on legal issues raised by NSA surveillance practices.

1L Bootcamp 'Networking with Practitioners' Event Draws Crowd

Newton, MA--On January 30, 2014, Boston College Law School hosted the first “Learning and Networking with Practitioners Event” as part of its 1L Boot Camp Series.

Legal Scholar Kaveny Is New Libby Professor

(From the BC Chronicle)--Cathleen Kaveny, a legal scholar, moral theologian and nationally noted expert on the intersections of law, morality and religion, has joined Boston College as the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor, with an appointment in the Law School and Theology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Global Practice Forum: “The Role of Lawyers in the Globalization of the Law”

Newton, MA--Boston College Law School welcomed Thomas F. (Tim) Cullen, Jr., a Jones Day partner and practice leader of that Firm's Global Disputes Practice, to deliver the BC Law Global Practice Forum’s 2014 inaugural lecture.

BC Law Magazine Wins Silver CASE Award

Newton, MA— BC Law Magazine has won a silver Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District 1 2014 Excellence Award.

Video: Ingrid Hillinger Public Interest Legacy Fund Dedication

An endowed fund has been established in the name of BC Law professor Ingrid Hillinger: The Ingrid Hillinger Public Interest Legacy Fund. Watch the dedication.

Former Dean for Students DiLuna '82 Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Newton, MA--Middlesex County Bar President Philip Privitera '95 presented Boston College Law School's former Dean for Students Roanne Lisa DiLuna '82 with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bar Association's Annual Gala Banquet on November 7, 2013.


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