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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus
Dean Inaugurates Distinguished Lecture Series with Secretary of Navy Mabus

United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, a lawyer, one-time governor, and former Saudi ambassador, will present the inaugural Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at BC Law on Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in East Wing 120.


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Former Solicitor General Verrilli to Visit as Rappaport Distinguished Lecturer

Donald B. Verrilli Jr., the Solicitor General of the United States from 2011 to 2016 who famously presented a successful Supreme Court defense of the Affordable Care Act, will speak at Boston College Law School in October.

Jeff Catalano '94
Catalano ’94 Elected President of Massachusetts Bar Association

Jeffrey N. Catalano ’94 assumed the presidency of the Massachusetts Bar Association September 1 for its 2016-2017 year.

Students in Ninth Circuit Court
Student Winning Streak Continues with Another Ninth Circuit Triumph

Mary Pat Brogan ’16 and Shayna Sehayik ’16 (above, left to right) prevailed in the case that they represented before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this past spring. T

Judge Barbadoro
Judge Barbadoro ’80 Named to Influential Judicial Conference Seat

US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on July 9 appointed Judge Paul J. Barbadoro ’80 of the US District Court of New Hampshire to serve as chair of the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States.

Olympic medalist Shannon Miller
BC Law Alumna and Olympic Medalist Miller Interviewed by NBC

Law School alumna Shannon Miller--who was on the "magnificent seven" team that took gold for the U.S. at the 1996 Olympics and is herself the most decorated gymnast in the nation's history--is interviewed about her life as a broadcaster, author, motivational speaker, and ovarian cancer survivor:

Brett Walker '13
Walker ’13 Wins Inaugural ABA Award for Young Lawyers

Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Brett Walker ’13 has been selected by the American Bar Association as one of its inaugural top 40 lawyers under the age of 40. 

Justice Dias Toffoli
Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Explores the Role of His Court in Brazil’s Democracy

Justice Dias Toffoli, one of the youngest justices to serve on the Brazilian Supreme Court, reached deep into his nation’s and America’s legal histories to provide a BC Law lecture July 14 explaining democracy in Brazil as seen through the lens of his country’s Supreme Court.

Sajid Shahriar
Sajid Shahriar '16 Awarded Presidential Management Fellowship

Sajid Shahrair ’16 has been chosen as a Presidential Management Fellowship finalist.

Johnny Simon '15
In $17.6 Million Malpractice Victory, Alumnus Sees Impetus for Opioid Reform

In a Missouri medical malpractice case expected to reverberate nationwide among those trying to stem the tide of opioid abuse, a St. Louis jury in June imposed a $17.6 million verdict on behalf of a plaintiff represented by a trial team that included Johnny M. Simon ’15.