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Professor Lynnise Pantin
Pantin Joins BC Law Clinical Faculty; Zilberman '12 Returns as Immigration Fellow

The Boston College Law School Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the CEL team.

Jeremy Sanders '15
Second Ninth Circuit Court Victory Announced

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California has once again ruled in favor of a client represented by BC Law students as part of the cutting edge Ninth Circuit Appellate Clinical Program at the Law School.

Assistant Dean for Admissions Shawn McShay
Admissions Dean McShay in US News on Summer Tour Advice for Prospective Students

Law School Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid Shawn McShay is among experts offering advice to prospective law students about what to look for in a summer tour.

Lawyers for affordable justice
Lawyers for Affordable Justice to Launch in 2016

The law schools at Boston College, Boston University and Northeastern University will launch Lawyers for Affordable Justice (LAJ) — a “lawyer incubator” program —in January 2016 to provide legal services to local-area residents at below-market rates.

Shannon Johnson '15 and Alejandra Salinas '15
Victory Announced in Ninth Circuit Case

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California has ruled in favor of the client represented by BC Law students Shannon Johnson ’15 and Alejandra Salinas ’15, who argued before the court in April as part of the School’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Program.

Rodline Louijeune Class of 2017
Louijeune ’17 Writes Firsthand Account of Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti

A BC Law student is covering a developing human rights crisis in Haiti as part of her summer fellowship, and what she witnessed on a recent trip is sobering.

shawn mcshay
McShay Hired as Assistant Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid

Boston College Law School has announced the appointment of Shawn McShay to the position of Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. McShay comes to BC Law following the retirement of Rita Jones Simpson, who had worked for the Law School for over 19 years (see earlier story).

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Beckman, Kensinger Present at MA Trial Court Conference on Eyewitness ID

Boston College Law School Associate Clinical Professor Sharon Beckman and Boston College Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Kensinger presented on “Science, Memory, and Eyewitness Identification” at the annual conference of the district court department of the Massachusetts trial court, held at Williams College on June 18th. 

JRS in central america
Challenges Facing Central American Migrants Outlined in New Report

Boston College Law School, in partnership with 12 other U.S.-based Jesuit law schools and the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA), has announced the release of “A Fair Chance for Due Process: Challenges in Legal Protection for Central American Asylum Seekers and Other Vulnerable Migrants.”

Graduate at Commencement
BC Law Employment Numbers, Alumni Network Influence Latest Rankings

A new Business Insider story “The 25 best law schools in the US to make connections and get a job” highlights the latest networking ranking, which was created through polling thousands of former and current law school students and asking them to rank schools with the best networking opportunities.