Winter 2017

Raising the Bar

Moot Champs: The BC Law National Moot Court Team took home the sixty-seventh national New England Regional Championship title in November. Morgan Sellers, Jennifer Lang, and Rufus Urion prevailed over Vermont in the finals after defeating Suffolk Law and Boston University, where the competition was held. Lang was named Best Oralist. The students are competing in the national finals in New York in late January.


Good Deeds: Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly selected Professor Mary Bilder and five alumni as 2016’s Top Women of Law. The honor acknowledged Bilder’s Brancroft Prize-winning book, Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention. Alumni honorees were Julie Dahlstrom ’08, founder of BU Law’s human trafficking clinic; Kara M. Delfuto ’03, women’s health care advocate; Mary T. Marshall ’86, champion of innovative properties that shelter and educate families; Lauren Stiller Rikleen ’79, social justice and environmental expert; and Barbara Trachtenberg ’98, participant in the One World Trade Center joint venture transaction.

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