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Three BC Law Students Among 2016 Rappaport Fellows

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School has announced the selection of its 2016 Fellows.

Cristina Manzano
Manzano '16 Awarded ACC-NE Ethics Scholarship

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.

Cristina Manzano '16
BC Law Students Win Momentous Ninth Circuit Victory

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).

Erica Coray
Coray ’16 Wins Bloomberg Writing Competition

Third-year BC Law student Erica Coray is one of ten law students who won the Bloomberg Law nationwide Write-On Competition.

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen
US Senator Jeanne Shaheen to Address the Class of 2016 at Commencement

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.

Professor Mary Holper
The Center at Work: BC Law's Holistic Approach to Serving Clients

Boston College Law School did not disappoint Heather Perez ’17. When picking law schools, she exclusively applied to those with strong immigration law programs.

Ninth Circuit Clinic students
Third-Year Students Argue Cases Before Ninth Circuit in California

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.

Judge O'Toole
Fairness Was Foremost for Marathon Bombing Judge

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.

Mosby and Dean Rougeau
Mosby Speaks to Students’ Passion at PILF Auction

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.