In Brief

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The Heart of Desperation

In his inaugural lecture, a visiting Rappaport professor pins his hopes for ...

Why did you compare Trump supporters to Nazis and the KKK?” a self-described conservative student asked fo...

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Falling Through the Cracks

On matters of crime and immigration, a gap persists between state and federa...

The disconnect between state and federal courts in adjudicating criminal cases and the impact of that schism...

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Guns and Roses

How respect for both sides could lead to reform....

Two panelists well schooled in the intricacies of gun control, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (...

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Let’s Share the Burden

Former UN official condemns the ‘feel-good route to avoid responsibility...

In a period of political turmoil surrounding border security and forced migration, former UN Deputy High Com...

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Around the Academy

Eric Muller: The University of North Carolina law professor is the author of three books on the wartime status of Japanese Americans. He discussed the contradiction between the unj...

Philanthropy Forum Siezes the Initiative

A March gathering orchestrated by Professor Ray Madoff, co-founder and director of the Boston College Law School Forum on Philanthropy and the Public Good, was one of the few times—since charitable tax benefits were enacted 100 years ago—that nonprofit leaders met to consider tax issues through the particular lens of operating nonprofits. Some twenty-five executives—among them heads of the United Way Worldwide, American Heart A...