DOCKET: Summer 2014

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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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Bidders and Bucks at PILF Auction

The twenty-sixth annual BC Public Interest Law Foundation Auction brought together more than 300 members of the BC Law community to celebrate the Law School’s commitment to publi...

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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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Bulletin Board

Political Lessons: Julia Lindsey ’15, who spent last semester working with the Office of Legal Counsel in the Massachusetts Governor’s Office, got a photo op with Governor ...

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Around the Academy

Nancy Gertner: Judge Nancy Gertner, formerly of the US District Court of the District of Massachusetts and currently a professor of practice at Harvard Law School, was on campu...

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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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Love’s Labors

Six alumni who followed their passion....

Mohamed Ali ’11 Social Innovation: Founder of the Iftiin Foundation, which promotes entre-preneurship as ...

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One Company, Many Roles

Sharon Ryan, paper executive, rises to the top....

It’s well known that men continue to dominate corporate boardrooms, but a growing number of women are bein...

Andy Miller, Co-Owner Sacramento Kings

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...

Young Achievers

All Haile the Prizewinner: Andrew Haile ’15 heads to Germany and Poland this summer as a recipient of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. He is one of forty-eight graduate students selected for the program (and the second from BC Law in two years), which uses the history of the Holocaust as a lens to explore contemporary ethical issues. Haile also published “Din v. Kerry: A Missed Opportunity to Challe...

A Hybrid Model for Global Learning

Work on UN project gives studentshands-on treaty experience....

Boston College Law School was one of three American universities among nineteen worldwide invited to participate this spring in an experiential learning project analyzing bilateral investment treaties with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The UNCTAD initiative, now in its second year, sets out to create a comprehensive database of ...

By the Numbers

BC Law remains among the nation’s top law schools....

7 Where BC Law stands among best value law schools, accordingto the US News Short List. 20 BC Law’s rank among law schools that placed the highest percentage of new graduates in large law firm jobs, according to ABA data published by the National Law Journal. 21 Where BC Law placed in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law School Rankings. 25 Boston College Law Revie...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Daniel Coquillette’s book, The Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, The First Century, jointly authored with Bruce Kimble, has been accepted for publication by Harvard University Press. Based on that manuscript, the press has also accepted The Intellectual Sword: Harvard Law School, The Second Century. Professor Dan Kanstroom added to his growing body of work on immigration and deportation with Constructing Immig...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

A Model Idea: Professor Richard Albert’s proposal for the inaugural Academic Symposium at the 2014 Association of American Law Schools annual meeting was so impressive that it was posted on their website as a “model submission.” Speaker Ran Hirschl of the University of Toronto said the symposium itself, “Comparative Constitutional Change: New Perspectives on Formal and Informal Amendment,” “brought together some of the best ...