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2006

Kanstroom Releases New CD
11/28/06--The BC Law professor's newest effort contains original and cover tracks. More...

National Moot Court Team Advances to Finals
11/20/06--The BC Law team won every round of arguments in the regional competition, and will compete in January. More...

Mock Trial Finals Winners: Michael O'Donovan and Michael Hayes
11/16/06--The 30th anniversary of the Competition took place on Tuesday, November 14. More...

Cunningham Teaches in International Business Law Program at the Garrigues Chair
10/31/06--Forty students from five different countries are the first to experience this new course at the University of Navarra School of Law. More...

Brown Named Inagural Holder of New Drinan Chair
10/18/06--The new endowed chair, the second in the Law School's history, was established through the efforts of the class of 1958. More...

Calabresi Event Draws Overflow Crowd
10/12/06--The kickoff event for the final year of BC Law's 75th Celebration featured Judge Guido Calabresi: "What Does a Judge Do When the Law is Wrong?" More...

2nd Annual Pro Bono Fair a Success
10/12/06--The Boston College Law School Pro Bono Fair was held in the Stuart House Snack Bar on October 10. More...

Family Re-United Four Years After Deportation
9/19/06--The Boston College "Ruby Slippers" Project brings a Mexican citizen back to the United States, where he belongs. More...

Collection of Rare Law Books Donated to Boston College Law School
9/18/06--A selection of works from Kathryn Preyer's gift will be on display in the Daniel Coquillette Rare Book Room through December. More...

BC Law Names Gail Hupper as Director of LL.M. and International Programs
9/14/06--The Law School plans to admit its first students for the new LL.M. degree for the fall of 2007. More...

BC Law Mock Interview Program a Success
9/07/06--The Law School welcomed back forty-eight alumni to campus to participate in the event. More...

BC Law Magazine Wins Two National CASE Awards
6/08/06--The magazine took a silver and bronze home from the 2006 national competition, out of a total of 651 entries. More...

Boston Chapter of Alumni Association Formed
6/07/06--The kickoff event will be held on June 13, 2006. More...

Commencement 2006 Video
6/06/06--Watch the 2006 graduation ceremonies online (RealPlayer Plugin required). More...

Michael Greco (BC Law '72) Addresses 2006 Graduates
5/26/06--The American Bar Association President urged the graduates to embrace the values they have learned in their three years of law school. More...

Good Wins BC Teaching with New Media Award
5/22/06--Teaching with New Media (TWIN) Awards recognize faculty members for outstanding uses of technology to enhance learning. . More...

Alum Wins "Edward J. Duggan Award"
5/19/06--Rebecca Young, Class of 2001, won the award for her zealous advocacy in the representation of indigent criminal defendants. More...

Faculty Book Event Celebrates Scholarship
4/27/06--Over 20 books were published in the past two academic years by BC Law faculty. More...

'I've seen too much blood in my life'
4/21/06--Scores of BC law student Sifa Nsengimana's relatives were slain in Rwanda. Now, her efforts on behalf of the thousands dying in Sudan are featured by the Boston Globe. More...

Q&A: Shannon Miller
4/18/06--Sports Illustrated interviews the seven-time Olympic medalist and second-year student at BC Law. More...

Grimes Moot Court Competition Finals: April 19
4/12/06--The internal competition kicked off at 3:30 pm in East Wing Room 120. More...

BC Law Hosts Bankruptcy Conference
4/11/06--View video from the recent conference Reorganization: Then and Now. More...

BC Law Wins National Criminal Moot Court Competition
4/10/06--The team also took home awards for best brief and best oralist. More...

Abe Foxman to Speak at BC Law
4/03/06--"The New Anti-Semitism: An International Human Rights Issue" will take place on April 10. More...

Third World Law Journal Spring Symposium
3/31/06--"Ensuring an ‘Adequate’ Education for Our Nation’s Youth" will take place on April 21. More...

Stephen Carter: Streaming Video
3/30/06--Watch video from the Carter event, "The Separation of Church and State," held on March 23. More...

Harold Koh: April 3
3/20/06--The Dean of Yale Law School will speak "On Law and Globalization." This is a 75th Celebration event. More...

Owning Standards Conference
3/17/06--The Boston College Law Review will sponsor this groundbreaking March 31 event to study uniform standards. More...

18th Annual PILF Auction: March 30
3/15/06--The auction, the main fundraiser for the Law School's Public Interest Law Foundation, will begin at 3:00 pm. More...

Stephen L. Carter to Speak at BC Law on March 23
3/09/06--Carter will speak on "The Separation of Church and State." This is a 75th Celebration event. More...

Students Use Break to Help Out
3/06/06--Several students spent their Spring Break working on immigration law cases as part of BC Law's Immigration Spring Break Trips. More...

Advocacy Teams Shine
3/03/06--BC Law's teams have enjoyed tremendous success so far this year, with more to come. More...

Erwin Chemerinsky to Speak
2/28/06--The renowned American Constitutional Law Scholar, Supreme Court advocate, bestselling author, and named FAIR respondent will speak on March 3. More...

Hickey Wins Best Oralist Award
2/28/06--Alison Hickey and teammate Chris Gosselin ('06) participated in the 16th annual First Amendment Moot Court Competition. This was the first year BC Law sent a team to the event. More...

Student Paper Selected for Conference
2/13/06--Andrew Dennington (BC Law '06) will present his paper at the Yale Journal of International Law Young Scholars Conference on March 4, 2006. More...

BC Law to Host Forum on International War Tribunals
2/10/06--Legals scholars will speak in a symposium titled “Sharpening the Cutting Edge of International Human Rights Law: Unresolved Issues of War Crimes Tribunals.” More...

Baron to Speak at Scientific Research Symposium in Rome
2/08/06-- Professor Charles H. Baron will be a featured speaker at the First World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research. More...

European Union Moot Court Team Competes in Dublin
2/06/06--Of the three American teams competing in the Dublin regional (BC, Columbia, and Georgetown), one American qualified for the semifinals: BC Law's Patrick Halasz, a semi-finalist in the Advocate General competition. More...

New Book Sheds Light on Neglected American Revolutionary
2/02/06--Portrait of a Patriot: The Major Political and Legal Papers of Josiah Quincy Junior, edited by BC Law Professor Daniel Coquillette and historian Neil Longley York, has just been released by University of Virginia Press. More...

Law School's Kenyon Crafting Second Career as Master of Suspense
1/26/06--The Boston College Chronicle and BC Heights ran stories on Bloodstone, the first novel from the Law School's Director of Marketing and Communications.
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Professor Mary Bilder Wins Book Prize
1/18/06--The Littleton-Griswold Prize was awarded for The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire. More...

New Hires in Career Services
1/17/06--Three new staff members will join the office during the Spring semester. More...

Loan Repayment Assistance Reaches Record Levels
1/10/06--Over $180,000 in loan repayment assistance is awarded to new and recent alumni who are currently practicing public interest law . More...

Boston College Immigration and Asylum Project Wins Big Court Case
1/06/06--BCIAP, together with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), won “cancellation of removal” for a young woman from Liberia, preventing her deportation.