In Brief

Visions of Democracy in a Troubled World

BC Law Professor Frank Garcia believes that in order to address the crisis in trade policy and economic globalization, nations need to recapture a vision of trade as a mutually beneficial consensual exchange. As he explained to international scholars gathered last March, trade is nothing more or less than the economic bargains we agree to, and the rules we agree on to protect, support, and facilitate these bargains. Garcia’s book, Con...

By the Numbers

Boston College Law is among the nation’s finest. Here’s a sampling of ho...

No. 7 Best classroom experience No.8 Best professors —Princeton Review No. 19 Go-to schools for large law firm hiring —National Law Journal No. 22 Best law schools for black students —Lawyers of Color No. 27 Overall rank 2019 No. 2 Best value No. 14 Rank of tax program No. 27 Rank of environmental law program No. 29 Rank of legal writing ...

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Around the Academy

Doug Bandow: The Cato Institute senior fellow joined BC Law’s Federalist Society to discuss President Trump’s relationship with North Korea. He shared views related to a C...

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Straight Talk at IP Summit

Ropes & Gray, BC Law partner to explore global intellectual property issues....

Boston College Law School, in partnership with Boston-based law firm Ropes & Gray LLP, coordinated a two...

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Raising the Bar

Patrick Ciapciak ’19 The aspiring litigator was given a rare opportunity last fall when he was tasked with presenting the oral argument in a civil case before the full panel...