In Brief

By the Numbers

BC Law remains among the nation's top law schools....

2016 RANKINGS 2 BC Law’s rank in PreLaw Magazine’s list of best public interest schools 3 Boston’s rank in PreLaw Magazine’s list of best cities for young attorneys 19 BC Law’s rank in National Jurist’s list of schools that produce most Big Law partners 30 BC Law rose 4 places in the US News and World Report rankings   EMPLOYMENT F...

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Around the Academy

Sharon Post: Chief Judge Post and two colleagues from the Federal Circuit of Appeals in Washington, DC, held a rare special session at BC Law in October, hearing oral arguments...

Raising the Bar

Circuit Successes: On the heels of two stunning victories by BC Law students in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last summer came similar results in December in two cases in the First Circuit. Professor Mary Holper and former students in the Immigration Clinic won for their client, who is facing deportation, a remand to the Board of Immigration Appeals for reconsideration of her case. Then, in United States v. Castro-Vazquez, argued b...

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A Pro-Slavery Bias Revealed

From the depths of Harvard Law’s history, Coquillette discovers things tri...

“If you want to avoid the mistakes of the past, you’d better know what the past is,” says J. Donald Mo...

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Exploring Magna Carta

Rare documents shine in library exhibition. Curated by Laurel Davis...

On the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, it seemed appropriate to explore the presence of that iconic do...