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Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby '05
Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby ’05 Announces Criminal Charges in Gray Death

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced probable cause for criminal charges to be filed in the death of Freddie Gray.

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BC Law Moves from 13th to 7th in BostInno Rankings of Northeast Law Schools

Last year at this time, conditions looked somewhat dismal for hopeful law students: The post-2008 recession meant dipping employment rates and considerable debt, even for some of those who attended top law schools.

Prof. Mary Bilder
‘Appeals to the Privy Council’ Project Creators Win Andrews Award

BC Law professor Mary Bilder (pictured above) and professor emerita Sharon Hamby O’Connor, along with Harvard Law professor Charles Donahue, Jr., have been selected by The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) to receive the 2015 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award.

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West Named a NALP Diversity Champion

Tracey West, Associate Dean for External Relations, Diversity & Inclusion at Boston College Law School, has been named a National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Diversity Champion for 2015.

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Environmental Law Society’s “Wild” Winged Earth Day

Boston College Law School’s Environmental Law Society hosted an unusual guest for Earth Day 2015: Ruby, a Peregrine Falcon.

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BC Law Review Moves to #23 in Washington & Lee Rankings

Newton, MA--Boston College Law Review has moved from #25 to #23 in the latest Washington and Lee rankings for law reviews, released today.

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2015 Rappaport Fellows Announced

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School has announced the selection of its 2015 Fellows.

Lissy Medvedow
Law School Hires Executive Director for Rappaport Center

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the hiring of a new executive director, Elisabeth J. Medvedow.

David Simas '95
White House Key Advisor David Simas ’95 Named as Commencement Speaker

David Simas ’95, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach, will give the Commencement Address at the 2015 Boston College Law School Commencement on Friday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Maung Zarni, Scholar
Scholar Maung Zarni Defines Genocide in HHRP Lecture

The word genocide calls to mind events like the Jewish and Armenian holocausts, but according to Maung Zarni, a Burmese scholar affiliated with Harvard and the London School of Economics, smaller-scale killing can also fit the definition “if done in an attempt to destroy a people.”