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The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School has announced the selection of its 2016 Fellows.
Third-year student Cristina Manzano has been given the 2016 Association of Corporate Counsel, Northeast Chapter (ACC-NE) Ethics Award. The award was given out at the ACC-NE awards dinner, held at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston on April 25.
Second-year student Dana Borelli is the recipient of the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers (MAWL) Scholarship Foundation’s 2016 Honorable Sheila E. McGovern Award.
In what one observer is calling “a watershed decision,” the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on May 11 granted a petition briefed and argued by BC Law students Jovalin Dedaj ’16 and Cristina Manzano ’16 (pictured).
Third-year BC Law student Erica Coray is one of ten law students who won the Bloomberg Law nationwide Write-On Competition.
Jeanne Shaheen, US Senator and former Governor for New Hampshire, will give the Commencement Address at the 2016 Boston College Law School Commencement on May 27, 2016.
Boston College Law School did not disappoint Heather Perez ’17. When picking law schools, she exclusively applied to those with strong immigration law programs.
Four third-year law students argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals April 15 on behalf of indigent clients who could not otherwise afford representation. Both cases involved immigrants fighting to remain in the country.
On April 6, almost three years out from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Boston College Law School welcomed one of the most pivotal legal figures in the bombing’s aftermath, Judge George O’Toole Jr. (standing) of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Perhaps the biggest prize at BC Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation auction March 31 was the appearance of Marilyn Mosby ’05, the state’s attorney for Baltimore, Maryland, who put in a strong bid for lawyers as social justice advocates.