Newton, MA--Senator John Kerry '76 gets the nod from President Obama as Secretary of State.
Newton, MA--Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora by BC Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom, associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, is at No. 4 on the 2012 "Best Books About Justice" list by The Atlantic.
Newton, MA--BC Law graduates John H. Cunha Jr. '77, and Robert F. Shaw '97 are named in a list of ten 'Lawyers of the Year," compiled by the editorial staff at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Newton, MA--Fran Sherman is featured in a BC Chronicle article on girls in the juvenile justice system.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau's feature "Learning experience: How Law Schools--and the Legal Profession--Can Do Better" appears in the latest edition of BC Magazine.
Newton, MA--Gregory Kalscheur, Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Law, will speak at the November 29th event.
Newton, MA--California Assemblyman Jared Huffman, class of 1990, will replace Rep. Lynn Woolsey in the newly redrawn 2nd District.
Newton, MA--professor Brian Quinn's Mergers and Acquisitions Blog has been named to the ABA Journal's Blawg 100 list for 2012.
Newton, MA--BC Law graduate Warren Rudman '60, a former US Senator, has died at the age of 82.
Newton, MA—BC Law Professor Richard Albert has been named a founding member of a new scholarly blog called I-CONnect.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School will host the ABA Law Student Division Region I Negotiation Competition on December 1-2, 2012.
Newton, MA--George Brown will be a panelist on a law school/Clough Center panel discussion: Defending Terrorism Charges: A Lawyer's Perspective on United States v. Mehanna, to take place on Monday, November 19.
Newton, MA--In this video is Anne-Marie Slaughter's keynote address from the Law Review Symposium.
Newton, MA--NYU Professor David Garland presented the lecture "Peculiar Institution: America’s Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition," part of the Clough Center Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.
Newton, MA--BC Law is pleased to announce that Sir John Baker, of Saint Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, presented at the Boston College Law School Legal History Roundtable on Thursday, Nov 1, 2012.
Newton, MA--The Owen M. Kupferschid Holocaust/Human Rights Project is pleased to announce that Pamela Merchant, Executive Director of the Center for Justice and Accountability, will deliver the 13th Annual Owen M. Kuferschmid Lecture on November 14th, 2012.
Newton, MA--BC Law's recent announcement of the creation of a new Faculty Director of Experiential Learning position, and the appointment of Professor Paul Tremblay to fill it, is picked up by the Wall Street Journal.
Newton, MA--BC Law came in ranked #23 on Business Insider's 50 Best Law Schools list, compiled through a survey of legal professionals.
Newton, MA—BC Law professor R. Michael Cassidy is one of 68 newly elected members of the American Law Institute (ALI), a diverse group of highly accomplished lawyers, judges and law professors.
Newton, MA—Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (MLW) has named six BC Law graduates out of a total of 50 in their “Top Women of Law” list.
Professor Daniel Kanstroom talks to librarian Karen Breda about his new book Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School held its annual Curtin Public Interest Center reception on Tuesday, October 23, from 4-5:30 pm in the School’s “Yellow Room.”
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Paul Tremblay to a newly created position at BC Law: Faculty Director of Experiential Learning.
Newton, MA--Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated three Boston College Law School graduates for district court judgeships.
Newton, MA--Dylan Hayre, 2011 graduate, appears on NECN to discuss how to attract young people to politics.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School and BC's Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy are pleased to announce a new lecture series, the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School ranks #17 in the country for schools placing graduates at the largest law firms, according to National Jurist.
Newton, MA--Shiffrin's lecture, "Duress & Moral Progress" is part of the Clough Center and Law School Lecture Series on Jurisprudence.
Newton, MA--Mary Ann Chirba and Alice Noble will deliver the Joshua A. Guberman Lecture at Brandeis on October 16.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law Review, in association with BC's Cough Center, will host a symposium on October 12.
Newton, MA--Boston College hosted a book launch event on Wednesday, September 12 for BC Law Professor's Dan Kanstroom's latest book, Aftermath: The New American Diaspora.
Newton, MA--BC Law professor David Wirth will participate in a Clough Center panel, Global Environmental Constitutionalism, on September 26 at 5 pm.
Newton, MA--Professor Vlad Perju has been appointed the incoming director of Boston College's Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy.
Newton, MA--Professor Mark Brodin will moderate a panel discussion on Northeastern Professor Michael Meltsner’s play, In Our Name: A Play of the Torture Years.
Newton, MA--First-year BC Law student Alejandra Salinas addressed the general session of the DNC.
Newton, MA--BC Law has been ranked 6th in the Northeast for graduate employment rate.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to welcome its class of 2015.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School alumnus Douglas K. Sheff, ’84 has been elected president-elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2012-13 year, beginning on Sept. 1.
Newton, MA— Boston College Law School ranks number one in Lawyer’s Weekly’s list of the local law schools that yield the highest number of current chairs and managing partners at the state’s 100 largest law firms.
Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea's most recent article has been selected as one of the best First Amendment articles of the year.
Newton, MA--Assistant Professor Brian J.M. Quinn's M&A Law Prof Blog is ranked 48th for Law Review citations in the Race to the Bottom's annual survey.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School hosted its third “Insights into U.S. Law” program July 22 to Aug. 3 for seventeen members from Renmin University School of Law in China.
Newton, MA--On Friday, June 15th, Boston College Law School Dean Vincent Rougeau hosted a party of delegates, including Dr. Wook Hwan Oh, the President of the Seoul Bar Association, and Mr. Jin Seok Lin, the Association's Director of International Relations.
Newton, MA-- Boston College Law Professor, Gregory Kalscheur S.J., is named Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences.
Newton, MA--BC Law student, David Menchaca appears on Jeopardy.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the promotions of Jane Kent Gionfriddo and Mary Ann Chirba to Professors of Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing.
Newton, MA--Law professor Brian Quinn has won a Boston College Teaching with New Media (TWIN) Award, for his use of the technology LawMeets in the classroom.
Newton, MA--Addressing the Boston College Law School class of 2012, President of the Board of Trustees of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Victoria Kennedy told the graduates that if they wanted to be good lawyers, they needed to focus on being good citizens.
5/21/12—The Boston College Immigration and Asylum Project (BCIAP) is pleased to announce an important victory in the battle to prevent the deportation of a nineteen-year-old abuse victim from Guatemala.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School hosted "PatCon 2," The Patent Conference, on May 11-12, 2012. This conference brought together over 40 scholars of patent law and innovation from around the country.
Newton, MA – Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s public service scholarships.
Newton, MA--A one million dollar gift from the Simon Foundation will anchor the law school's oral advocacy program.
Newton, MA--video from the 2012 Grimes Moot Court Competition Finals is now online.
Newton, MA - The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded 10-week summer fellowships to two students at Boston College Law School.
NEWTON, MA--Victoria Reggie Kennedy, President, Board of Trustees, Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, will give the Commencement Address at the 2012 Boston College Law School Commencement on Friday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Newton, MA--The Spring issue of the Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice recently went to press.
Newton, MA--The BC The Owen M. Kupferschmid Holocaust/Human Rights Project is sponsoring a human rights career panel at BC Law on April 20, 2012.
Newton, MA--A conference entitled, "Citizenship-in-Question: Evidentiary Challenges for Jus Soli and Autochthony, from Authenticité to ‘Birtherism’" will take place at Boston College Law School next Thursday, April 19.
Newton, MA--An interactive panel discussion will take place featuring several BC Law professors Wednesday April 18, from 12-1 pm. The panel is inspired by the Trayvon Martin incident and the various issues and controversy that his tragic shooting unearthed.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau was a panelist in Boston College's Church in the 21st Century event, "Is Religious Liberty Under Threat in America," on April 18 on the Chestnut Hill campus. Watch video from the event.
Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Intisar Rabb will participate in a conference at Harvard Law School entitled "How to End a Revolution," scheduled to take place on April 13-14, 2012.
Newton,MA--William Gould, professor emeritus at Stanford Law school will be speaking about his new book Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil at an event held by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society on April 12th at 5:00 pm.
Newton, MA--a Boston College Law Review article on pregnancy being protected as a disability is featured in the Wall Street Journal.
Newton, MA--Dean Rougeau is featured in the Alumni Association's Dean Series, where he delivered the lecture DEMOCRACY AND DIFFERENCE: DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP IN DIVERSE URBAN SPACES.
Newton, MA--an article in the most recent edition of the Boston College Law Review takes a controversial stand on the history and opinions of Chief Justice William Rehnquist--and the New York Times has picked up the story.
Newton, MA--Professor and Academic Dean Diane Ring recently spoke with the Boston College Chronicle about tax implications as we enter tax season.
Newton, MA--Professor Mark Brodin will moderate a discusion hosted by the Social Law Library at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston: Political Repression, Now and Then.
Newton, MA--BC Law's LSA Diversity Committee held a reception on March 12 to celebrate the start of Diversity Month, which will run until March 29. Along with refreshments, the reception offered students networking opportunities with different bar associations, including the Boston Bar Association and the affinity bar associations.
Newton, MA--On March 12, 2012, Boston College Law School held its fourth annual Diversity Bar cocktail event at the school, inviting representatives from state affinity and mainstream bar associations to come, mingle with the students, and discuss life after law school with their respective groups.
Newton, MA--Boston College's Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) auction will be at the Taj Boston's Grand Ballroom on March 20, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
Newton, MA--BC Law hosted the recent American College of Bankruptcy conference. Video from the conference is now online.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the School’s Francis X. Bellotti Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Program (LRAP) awarded $373,000 this year to 104 graduates, the School’s second highest amount ever distributed.
Newton, MA--BC Law is ranked #18 in hiring by National Law Journal's top 250 large firms.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau participated in a panel discussion on economic justice on Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the hiring of Kari Hong as an assistant professor of law.
Newton, MA--Boston College Law School Dean Vincent Rougeau has been named one of the 100 most influential black attorneys in the United States by On Being a Black Lawyer (OBABL).
Newton, MA--Dean Rougeau will talk about Democracy and Difference in this edition of Dean Series in Gasson Hall 100 on February 27, 2012 6:30-8pm. To learn more about the event, please click here.
Newton, MA--On February 23, 2012, Prof. Daniel Kanstroom will deliver the annual “Law In Motion” lecture at Northwestern University.
Newton, MA--In a federal court case brought by the Boston College Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, together with other immigrants rights organizations, the Justice Department has been ordered to disclose the basis for the Government's misleading representation to the Supreme Court that a policy exists for returning wrongfully deported immigrants.
Newton, MA--The winter edition of the Environmental Affairs Law Review has been released.
Newton, MA--On January 19, 2012 the 12th Annual Owen M. Kupferschmid Lecture took place in East Wing 120 at 4:30 p.m.
Newton, MA--The January Edition of the Boston College Law Review has been released.
Newton, MA--The winter issue of the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review recently went to print.
Newton, MA--The GSSW Pinderhughes Lecture will take place on March 23, 2012 8:30-11:00 a.m. in the Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Newton, MA--The winter issue of the Boston College Journal of Law and Social Justice has been released.
Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Hugh Ault’s newest release, "Comparative Income Taxation: A Structural Analysis" (Wolters Kluwer), provides an overview of income tax systems in nine industrialized countries. Each nation’s tax system is reviewed with respect to individual income tax, corporate income tax and the taxation of international transactions.
Newton, MA—The Boston College Law School community is saddened by the loss of former Dean and longtime faculty member Richard Huber, who passed away this weekend. He was 92 years old.
Newton, MA—Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that the 2011 Liberty Mutual Prize was awarded to Daniel Schwarcz, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. Schwarcz presented his winning paper, Reevaluating Standardized Insurance Policies, at a faculty lunch on November 11th.
Newton, MA--Dean Vincent Rougeau and Professor Robert Bloom appeared on the tv show LawLine to discuss the law school and the state of legal education.