Faculty Scholarship

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...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Dean M. Hashimoto co-authored “Impact of Organizational Policies and Practices on Workplace Injuries in a Hospital Setting” in the Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. He holds five advanced graduate degrees, focuses his scholarship on the interface of law, science, and medicine, and is faculty director of BC Law’s JD/MPH dual degree program with Tufts School of Medicine. Associate Professor Katha...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

He Rules: Professor Mark Brodin, editor of the Handbook of Massachusetts Evidence, has been named editor of the six-volume treatise, Weinstein’s Federal Evidence. He was recommended for the position by Professor Daniel Coquillette, who serves on the senior editorial board of Moore’s Federal Practice. With this prestigious appointment, Brodin will have an opportunity to shape evolving law, as his job will include taking positions on ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Brian Galle goes against popular wisdom when he argues that “nudges,” a form of behaviorally inspired regulation, are economically efficient. Writing in the Texas Law Review article, “Tax, Command…or Nudge?, Evaluating the New Regulation,” Galle makes the point that some “command and control” regulations are superior to tax or subsidy alternatives. Professor Sanford Katz, the Darald and Juliet Libby chair ...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

A Valued Voice: Professor Thomas C. Kohler, an internationally recognized authority on labor and employment law of the US and other western nations, was part of a 2014 delegation to Brussels. They met with the American Ambassador to the European Union and many EU officials to discuss the consequences of the proposed US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Treaty (TTIP). Kohler was also invited to become founding editor of ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Daniel Coquillette’s book, The Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, The First Century, jointly authored with Bruce Kimble, has been accepted for publication by Harvard University Press. Based on that manuscript, the press has also accepted The Intellectual Sword: Harvard Law School, The Second Century. Professor Dan Kanstroom added to his growing body of work on immigration and deportation with Constructing Immig...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

A Model Idea: Professor Richard Albert’s proposal for the inaugural Academic Symposium at the 2014 Association of American Law Schools annual meeting was so impressive that it was posted on their website as a “model submission.” Speaker Ran Hirschl of the University of Toronto said the symposium itself, “Comparative Constitutional Change: New Perspectives on Formal and Informal Amendment,” “brought together some of the best ...