Summer 2014

Features

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‘I’ve Already Forgiven You’

Thanks to the Innocence Project, exonerations are becoming commonplace, but ...

Imagine their conversation. An innocent man imprisoned for more than nineteen years for two rapes and an ...

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May It Please the Court

In a real federal appeals court, in real time, four students endure judges...

'Good morning. May it please the court. My name is Marija Ozolins. My partner Mackenzie Houck and I are cert...

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Cell Shocked

When kids do time, nobody wins. With justice for girls as her cause and educ...

At thirty-one, a woman whom we’ll call Dawn Monteiro works as a hotel manager in a seaside resort town in ...

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Where in the World?

BC Law faculty, students, and alumni travel the globe in pursuit of learning...

BC Law’s Global Practice Program is designed to enhance experiential and global learning opportunities. In...

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A Travesty of Justice

Madoff and Stanford's misdeeds are focus of BC Law bankruptcy conference....

Believe it or not, Bernie Madoff’s phony monthly trading reports listed trades on days the market was clos...

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The Making of a Networker

Jason Triplett ’14 demonstrates the power of personality....

Student Snapshot Provenance: Started out in a trailer park outside Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His mother passe...

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Law as Moral Teacher

Professor Kaveny’s new book imagines a land that values both autonomy and ...

Dean Vincent Rougeau recently sat down with Darald and Juliet Libby Professor Cathleen Kaveny to discuss iss...

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The Accidental Techy

How Andy Miller veered off the traditional law career path and never looked ...

When Steve Jobs, the legendary founder of Apple Computer, called Andy Miller '93 a “complicated man,” th...

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How Zealous Is Too Zealous?

Panel ponders gendered critiques of female advocates....

Women in the BC Law School Class of 2014 have had tremendous success in advocacy competitions. Throughout th...

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Esquire

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Scholarship Dinner 2014

The Ninth Annual Scholarship Dinner was held on April 10 at the Liberty Hotel and brought together donors and student recipients of their gifts....

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Law Day 2014

Hon. Lynda Connolly ’74 received BC Law’s top honor at the 2014 Law Day celebration May 1 at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Event co-chairs Evelynne L. Swagerty ’84 and Mark J. War...

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Commencement 2014

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy ’80, bottom right, urged graduates to “leave the world a better place than when you found it” in his inspiring commencement address May 23 ...

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‘A Gift to You All’

Priviteras’ generosity funds St. Thomas More statue....

A special dedication ceremony was held May 2 to celebrate the Privitera family’s gift to Boston College La...

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In Every Issue

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Welcome to the New BC Law Magazine

A magazine makeover is a complex feat, especially when the existing design is thirteen years old. The internet age has changed everything in the publishing world—how we read, wha...

Vincent Rougeau, Dean of Boston College Law School.

It Takes Courage

The Civil Rights movement pushes aside current boorishness to remind us of s...

Fifty years ago this summer Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, a sweeping piece of legislation that has r...

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Correspondence

Endless Detention While reading Jeri Zeder’s profile of Michael Mone Jr.’s work representing Mr. Ali Hussein Al Shabban and Mr. Oybek Jabbarov [“The Shame of Guantánamo,”...

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Comcast the Dealmaker

Recent merger not to be feared. Here’s why....

In the dynamic internet ecosystem, few players have been more active and influential lately than Comcast Cor...

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