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Martin O’Malley, an early Democratic contender in the 2016 presidential race and the former governor of Maryland, has been named the Jerome Lyle Rappaport Visiting Professor at B...

Law School Hosts New Series on Policy

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy last fall inaugurated an ambitious series of events in its first full season as part of BC Law School. The Distinguished Public Policy Series included: The Affordable Care Act after King v. Burwell” with Professors Dean Hashimoto, Pat McCoy, and Mary Ann Chirba. “Envisioning a Career in Public Service” with former Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger and Profes...

Is Philanthropy Doing Its Best?

BC Law spawns national think tank to push for reform....

Concerned that current philanthropic giving structures are not living up to expectations and are in need of reform, Professor Ray Madoff initiated a series of conversations that has led to the formation of a national think tank, the Forum on Philanthropy and the Public Good. Its inaugural event took place last October at the University Club in Washington, DC, where ...