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Boston College Law School faculty are used as legal experts and sources by a growing number of reporters and media outlets, both across the country and around the world. This section of the website contains a selection of links to articles where BC Law faculty have been recently quoted.
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A bill introduced last week would put the U.S. in the position of supporting the human rights of children worldwide, writes Law School Associate Professor Paul Barrozo, co-author of an op-ed in the Boston Globe.
The seemingly never-ending Deflategate saga advanced to yet another phase Monday when Tom Brady’s legal team asked for a rehearing before a federal appeals court of the ruling that reinstated the quarterback’s four-game suspension.
Inside the clubby world of the trusts and estates bar, which is making a resurgence at some firms.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit from WHDH-TV (Channel 7) against the media giant Comcast Corp., a decision that will cloud the future of the local station and shake up the Boston broadcast television market.
Bridget Fay from the Massachusetts Family Institute and Kari Hong, a professor at Boston College Law School debate states rights and transgender rights in the wake of the North Carolina bathroom bill controversy.
On May 20, Boston College Law School clinical professor Francine Sherman ’80 will be honored by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps with the Embracing the Legacy Award for her groundbreaking work on juvenile justice issues. The award ceremony and dinner will be held at the JFK Library in Boston.
US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz arrived at her post in 2009 to find three big-name politicians indicted and awaiting trial.
Boston College law professor Brian JM Quinn’s latest textbook Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice (co-authored with Steven Davidoff Solomon and Claire Hill) aims to “change the way that transactional law is taught in U.S. law schools by immersing students in a deal environment.”
In a 2-1 decision announced Monday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned Federal District Judge Richard Berman’s ruling from last September and reinstated Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate.
Federal regulators today unveiled a new rule on executive pay at big financial institutions. The idea is to curb risk taking by linking it to incentive-based compensation like bonuses. You take excessive risk, you could lose a chunk of pay.