In Brief

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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 ...

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For faculty, the medium is often the message....

As BC Law’s thought leaders figure more prominently in public discourse, their commentary and perspectives are generating media coverage and influencing the debate on many pressing issues. Professor Robert Bloom, for example, was a top legal authority on the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev marathon bombing case. More than thirty-five media outlets and programs, among them AB...

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Raising The Bar

Just Reward: For her single-minded dedication to immigrant youth since she was eighteen years old, Shannon Johnson ’15, pictured above, was one of two law students nationwide to ...

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Watch What You Write

Professor chides US mail service for snooping...

Professor Mark Brodin spoke to Bloomberg News on the erosion of protections since 9/11 after revelations in ...

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Around the Academy

John Fabian Witt: The Legal History Roundtable series opened the academic year with a lecture by Witt, the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale University. In ...