In Brief

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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...

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‘A Historic Night’

Admirers recall Professor Katz’s loyalty and caring at retirement party....

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Around the Academy

Elisabeth J. Medvedow: BC Law’s Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy in May welcomed Medvedow as its new executive director. She came to the Law School from Discovering...

Young Achievers

Speaking Truth to Power: Alaskan Sam Gottstein ’15 parlayed his Boston College Law Review note on domestic and sexual assault and alcohol abuse among Alaska Natives into a Clough Center travel grant that enabled him to testify before the Alaska State Legislature in March. He discussed tribal jurisdiction and how the status quo in Alaska fails to adequately protect the rural Alaska Native population from this violence. His note argued ...