Faculty Scholarship

Faculty Milestones

Newcomers: The 2016-2017 academic year has brought with it three newcomers to the faculty. Assistant Professor Cheryl Bratt, who received her BS and JD from the University of Michigan, is teaching Law Practice I and II, as is Assistant Professor Jeffrey M. Cohen. He is a Stanford Law School graduate who also holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Oxford University. Assistant Professor Ryan Williams, who earned his JD at ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Katharine Young edited (with Kim Rubenstein) and wrote the introduction to The Public Law of Gender: From the Global to the Local. According to publisher Cambridge University Press, the writings suggest that the new public law of gender must confront the lapses in enforcement, sincerity, and coverage common in national and international law and governance. Sanford Katz, the Darald and Juliet Libby Emeritus Professor, wa...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Brian Quinn recently released Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice. Co-authored with Steven Davidoff Solomon and Claire Hill, the textbook explores a number of recent deals, among them management buy-outs and hostile bidding wars, to provide students an overview of the entire deal process, including auctions and board decisions during a sale. Professor Natalya Shnitser, the David and Pamela Donohue Assist...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

Fulbright in Russia: Professor David Wirth has won a Fulbright award that will take him to Russia for the 2016-17 academic year. An expert on international environmental issues, he will serve as the Distinguished Chair in Sustainable Development at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Wirth will consult with faculty on curriculum development, help shape teaching standards, give a series of lectures, and lead an advanced course for ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Daniel Kanstroom, in his ongoing efforts to raise public consciousness of US deportation laws, has co-authored The New Deportation Delirium: Interdisciplinary Responses (NYU Press, 2015) with Brinton Lykes of BC’s Lynch School of Education. The writers, both associate directors of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, were recognized at a book launch in November. Professor Mark Brodin, in his NYU Revi...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

Full Circle: Professor Joan Blum last summer conducted a two-day training program in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on drafting indictments. She did so on behalf of the US Department of Justice and as part of her ongoing commitment to improving best practices of the region’s judiciary. Blum followed that with “Enriching LRW Faculty Experience Through Global Engagement,” a talk informed by her teaching abroad, presented at the New E...