Impact

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 30:  Treasurer of the United States, Rosa G. Rios poses for a portrait within the U.S. Treasury Building on Thursday August 30, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Matt McClain for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Face to Face

When women see one of their own on the next $20 bill, they’ll have former ...

Rosie Gumataotao Rios has had quite the decorated career, from managing director of a $22 billion firm in Sa...

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A Tale of David and Goliath

In the too-big-to-fail cultureof the banking crisis, the only bank to be cri...

When the film Abacus: Small Enough to Jail was released to select theaters across the country this past spri...

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Policies of Compassion

Professor Sherman’s two decades-long efforts to reform the juvenile justic...

Professor Francine Sherman ’80 stepped to the lectern at the John F. Kennedy Library last May and began wi...

Governor Dannel Malloy photographed at CT Capitol building, Hartford, CT

‘A Lantern in the Dark’

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s political courage earns him president...

This is not the first time that Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy ’80, the 2016 recipient of the John...

Awakening to Law’s Machinations in the Real World

"The takeaway for me [from the spring break trip to New Orleans] was to question what the role of the lawyer is in an essentially unjust system: to focus on the personal, one client at a time, with fierce advocacy, or to focus on the policy, taking on the long slog to change the law and hopefully reality. There is no right answer. But as James Baldwin said, ‘Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until...

Ninth Circuit Victory Called ‘Transformative’

BC Law’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Program has added another victory to its growing list of successful arguments on behalf of clients facing various immigration issues. These wins represent not only complex lessons for students but also potentially life-altering outcomes for the people they represent. The latest success came in May when the Ninth Circuit granted a petition briefed and argued by Jovalin Dedaj ’16 and Cristina Manzan...