FEATURED: Summer 2014

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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 ...

Finding Their Passion

Two grads turn clinical experience into winning proposals to assist children...

Two alumni of the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project (JRAP), a BC Law School clinic serving children’s legal needs, have won Equal Justice Works fellowships, which pay recent law school graduates to work for two years on a public interest law project of their own devising. Tere Ramos ’14, a native Spanish speaker, will provide legal services to special needs child...

BC Law School Innocence Project Expands

Twenty-one students get hands-on opportunities....

The BC Innocence Project, founded by Associate Clinical Professor Sharon Beckman a decade ago, started as a small independent study clinic and grew to include externships with the New England Innocence Project and the Innocence Program of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the Massachusetts public defenders’ office. Initially focused on proving innocenc...